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Football: Sheron casts veil over Rudge's hopes

Stoke City 2 Port Vale 0

Blake prompts the P word

Bolton Wanderers 4 Port Vale 2

Glover gives Francis that sinking feeling

Birmingham City 1 Port Vale 2

Football: QPR come back from four down

Port Vale 4 Queen's Park Rangers 4

Racing: Dobbin goes to work at the double

Tony Dobbin grasped the opportunity to display his skills at Musselburgh yesterday as National Hunt racing returned after a 14-day absence. Mild weather in the east of Scotland allowed jumping to be staged for the first time since the same track hosted a fixture on 27 December.

Racing: Hopes rise for turf return

Hopes are rising that racing on turf will resume at Musselburgh tomorrow followed by Newcastle on Saturday. Today is the 11th successive racing day with action confined to the all-weather tracks.

Football: Parkes gives Bohinen room to manoeuvre

Blackburn Rovers 1 Port Vale 0

Rovers raise Vale of gloom

Blackburn Rovers 1 Bohinen 68 Port Vale 0 Attendance: 19,891

Fibresand hit by all weathers

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Racing: Catterick offers jumpers some hope

The meeting at Catterick tomorrow offers virtually the only hope of any more jumps racing before the turn of the year. All four of today's scheduled jumps meetings at Carlisle, Newbury, Plumpton and Stratford succumbed yesterday morning to the frost, writes Ian Davies.

Foyle proves perfect foil as City suffer again

Football: Manchester City 0 Port Vale 1

Kempton card under threat

Kempton's Boxing Day card sneaked in as one of only two fixtures to survive the elements yesterday, but today's meeting at the Sunbury track may not be so fortunate.

Vandals wreck gravestones

About 115 gravestones have been wrecked by cemetery vandals, police in Scotland said yesterday.

Taylor the saver

West Bromwich Albion 1 Taylor 35 Port Vale 1 Guppy 17 Attendance: 13,975

Jemson takes Oxford through

Oxford United 2 Port Vale 0
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