Port Vale vs Mansfield Town live: Perfect start for Vale as Mansfield is reduced to 10 men

Port Vale and thousands of supporters are at Wembley Stadium for the League Two play-off final against Mansfield Town.

A fiercely contested battle for promotion comes down to a final game when Vale, who finished fifth, just two points out of the automatic promotion places, take on a Mansfield side who recovered from a tricky start to finish a point down. behind in seventh.

It took a nervy penalty shoot-out win over Swindon in the play-off semi-finals to reach this stage, as Nigel Clough’s Mansfield beat Northampton Town over two legs.

This is Vale’s first trip to Wembley since it was renovated at the turn of this century, having been to the old ground for a third-tier play-off final against West Bromwich Albion and the Autoglass Trophy final in 1993 and the final of the Anglo Italian Cup in 1996.

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