Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that following the appointment of Neil Aspin and John Rudge Port Vale now need to build for the future.
Former Port Vale manager Michael Brown has spoken to the BBC following his exit from the club.
In the summer, owner Norman Smurthwaite indicated he would be taking a backseat and leave CEO Colin Garlick and chairman Tony Fradley in charge of running the club. That decision now appears to have been reversed.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that despite tweets from owner Norman Smurthwaite, most Vale fans know where the club’s current problems stem from.