The OVF forum is now back online and you can access it through your mobile phone. There are still a number of issues to be worked through so please be patient as Rob attempts to do them. He will need to do these in his spare-time so it may takeRead More →

This is a notice to all our users that we will attempt to upgrade our forum software on Monday and Tuesday evening. We want to upgrade the forum to enable users with mobile and tablet devices to be able to access a free, more mobile-friendly version of our forum.Read More →

The first manager to enter our cult hall of fame, McGrath’s reign may have been outshone by that of John Rudge but nevertheless McGrath enjoyed a memorable, brief and (at-least partially) successful spell with the Valiants..Read More →

We have quite a few requests sent to OVF Towers that don’t justify a dedicated article of their own, so we include them here in a weekly digest feature. This week’s bumper digest features – a chance to buy a unique piece of art, classic memorabilia from the Supporters Club andRead More →

Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that he’s been impressed with preferred bidder Keith Ryder and says that “more to this unassuming businessman than meets the eye.” Tideswell feels that Ryder’s main aim should be increasing attendances at Vale Park, while he also adds that Mo Chaudry’s recent commentsRead More →

An article in the Northampton Chronicle and Echo newspaper claims that Northampton Town are “refusing to be drawn on rumours linking them with a move for former Sixfields favourite Marc Richards.” However, as OVF reports, the piece containing little evidence of this “refusal” and is full of glaring errors.Read More →

Potential Port Vale owner Keith Ryder has told the official Port Vale website that he is looking forward to completing his deal for the club, following the news that creditors have approved the Company Voluntary Agreement proposed by administrators Begbies-Traynor.Read More →