Monthly Archives: May 2012
OVF founder Rob Fielding says that after all the efforts taken to ensure that Port Vale supporters stand up for themselves, calls for blind faith in new owner Keith Ryder are “condescending and duplicitous.” Fielding argues that he hopes Ryder is a huge success, but if he isn’t he “and all other Port Vale fans […]
OVF founder Rob Fielding responds to recent criticism of online forums from Port Vale manager Micky Adams. Fielding says Adams not only got his facts wrong, but he is asking the impossible in demanding rumours to stop.
Marc Richards has told the Sentinel that it “will be very difficult to say goodbye, and it brings a lump to my throat to even think about it” as he says his farewells to Port Vale FC and joins League Two rivals Chesterfield.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that “disappointing as this news is, the departure of two of Vale’s better players is not, as some would have you believe, the end of the world.”
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that it’s OK to be upset when key players leave the club, but he’s also happy to wait and see who replaces them before pushing the panic button. Fielding argues that extreme views about the departures are wrong and he urges a common-sense approach to the departures.