OVF 2016 blog picks: sign-up Streete, make-up with the Sentinel and attract the kids…

OVF 2016 blog picks: sign-up Streete, make-up with the Sentinel and attract the kids…

We’ve hand-picked a selection of opinion pieces from OVF editor Rob Fielding plus a poem and memoir from OVF favourite Barry Edge.


Rob Fielding

remie-streete-new-bwOn Remie Streete’s contract

“What’s more worrying for me is that Vale could be in danger of losing Remie Streete for a pittance…”

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December 2016


sentinel-smurthwaiteOn the club banning the Sentinel

“It seems that only in the world of Port Vale can the press be banned from a press conference…”

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June 2016


twitterOn Port Vale’s summer business

“The digs at Page, Baggaley et al came across as undignified and unnecessary…”

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June 2016


railway-port-valeOn the club’s identity

“Why not come up with a short, pithy opening paragraph, a club vision that really shows what the club wants to commit to and make people aware of it?”

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May 2016


boomerOn how to attract the next generation of fans

“For me the question is how can Vale not afford to let youngsters in for free…”

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March 2016


crewe-fansOn how to counter negative Vale fans

“But for me, the problem also lies with John Rudge. I’m only half-joking…”

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February 2016


Barry Edge

vintage-fansOn journeying to Vale Park

“We’d start to go our separate ways when reaching Fellbrook Lane
But not before we promised to do it all again –
To walk to see our heroes in the same way as before
Plus fizzy pop, fish and chips, sweets and much, much more”

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July 2016


milk-bottlesOn a memorable milk round

“By now I was completely baffled, and still struggling to maintain eye to eye contact with her…”

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October 2016


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