Ryder reveals his plans

Ryder reveals his plans

Potential Port Vale owner Keith Ryder spend Wednesday outlining his plans for the club to both fans and the media as the preferred bidder embarked on a PR campaign to get backing for his bid to buy the club.

Ryder will become the club’s new owner if his £1.4m bid to buy Vale out of administration is voted through by creditors and he is then approved by the Football League.

According to various reports, Ryder says that:

  • He was impressed with the club when he visited in the past
  • Good communication with fans is key
  • Season ticket are “decent value” but matchday pricing will be reviewed
  • He has discussed a number of possible initiatives with the Supporters Club
  • He is hoping he can bring “a bit of sunshine” after recent “dark times”
  • Manager Micky Adams is “definitely” in his plans
  • He has had initial discussions with Micky Adams to prepare new player contracts if bid is approved
  • He’s using his own money to buy the club
  • He will be targeting promotion next season and the playing budget will be increased
  • He would welcome investment from other interested parties such as Mo Chaudry
  • There will be no move away from Vale Park

There is a five minute interview with Ryder available on 6 Towns Radio here:

  • http://6towns.co.uk/news/2012/04/exclusive-keith-ryder-talks-6-towns-radio-about-his-bid-port-vale

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