Port Vale 1 Bradford City 1: Proctor nets on debut

On-Loan striker Jamie Proctor marked his Bradford City debut with a goal which earned a point at Port Vale in League One.

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Bradford overcame the dismissal of midfielder Lee Evans to battle to a 1-1 draw at Port Vale.

In-form frontman AJ Leitch-Smith (two) gave the hosts an early lead, before Evans (50) saw red for a late challenge on Anthony Grant.

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Jamie Proctor, on loan from Fleetwood, marked his debut with a close-range equaliser (65) to secure a point.

Gillingham moved to the top of League One with a 2-1 win over Peterborough as Burton suffered a shock home defeat by Shrewsbury.

The Gills had started the day in third place, but made the most of both Burton and Walsall dropping points, as the Saddlers also conceded a stoppage-time goal in their 1-1 draw at home to Blackpool.