Club statement confirms Port Vale is for sale

Club statement confirms Port Vale is for sale

Several days after it was reported by the local media, the official Port Vale website has issued a statement on the sale of the club.

A brief statement reads:

As announced by the chairman on Monday evening, the Club is now up for sale. Mr Smurthwaite would like to make the following assurances.

Should a suitable buyer not be identified by the end of the current season, a CEO will be appointed to oversee the day-to-day running of the Club.

The Club will continue to meet all its obligations towards staff, suppliers, customers and fans during this time.