Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says the takeover saga is turning Port Vale into a “laughing stock” and that “incredibly poor handling of this takeover by all three parties from a public relations perspective, in terms of deadlines set and broken and the non-existent communications with Port Vale’s fans, has severely damaged their reputation […]
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Administrator Bob Young has told the Sentinel that it is time for potential owner Keith Ryder to “put up or shut up” and that “I am treating what he [Ryder] says with a fair bit of scepticism.” Young’s remarks will only heighten fans’ fears that the Ryder deal is on the brink of collapse.
The Port Vale Supporters Club have issued a statement in which they have expressed concerns over delays to Keith Ryder’s takeover of the club. The statement says: The Supporters Club understands why fans are “justifiably angry and concerned” Administrators have given Ryder 24 hours to complete the deal They hope the deal will be completed […]
Long-serving Port Vale kitman Stan “Stan the man” Nicholls has passed some more of his anecdotes onto OVF. In his latest anecdotes, Stan recalls the Vale players’ instant respect for John Rudge, an unfortunate car journey and a kick around with a famous fan…
The Sentinel newspaper reports that Keith Ryder has now signed contracts and agreements with the Football League regarding his takeover of Port Vale FC and that all that is required for the deal to be completed is for the Football League to sign the documents.