PORT VALE’s collision with Salford was halted to allow TRACTOR to enter the field to repair a damaged goal post.
Tuesday Second prize The clash at Vale Park was stopped for ten minutes after a player collided with a post.
Port Vale’s Connor Hall managed to bend the metal frame out of shape in a heavy collision as he defended a Salford free kick.
And the incredible photos show one side of the goal having curved back on its own.
The Groundstaff rushed frantically to get the vertical pole back into shape.
But in the end they were forced to call in a tractor to save the day.
A rope is attached to one end of the machine, the other end is wrapped around the goal post.
And after some struggle, the tractor managed to bring the target’s mouth back into perfect shape.
Fans cheered as the game resumed, with some extra time extended to make up for the break.
But Vale’s efforts were soon forgotten in the second half when Tom Elliott gave Salford the lead in the 50th minute.
And despite trying their best, the home team still could not find the equalizer when the match ended with a score of 1-0.
The result means Port Vale remains ninth in the League Two standings, just one point above Salford.
However, Vale still have two games left against their rivals and could qualify for the playoffs if they win both.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17368254/port-vale-tractor-salford-goalpost/ Port Vale vs Salford is suspended to allow TRACTOR to come on to fix a broken goalpost after a player crashed into it.