Despite a busy summer, the Port Vale squad this season looks to be an unbalanced one, Rob Fielding argues.
Port Vale opinion and memoirs from a number of writers. Views expressed are the writer’s own.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that while this has been a terrible week on the pitch, off-pitch matters such as the sale of the club should still remain the top priority
Columnist Malcolm Hirst feels that the Vale manager has been “too cautious” and was found out during the defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.
The Football League and the Premier League will both be seeking thoughts from their member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in the future.
Rob Fielding says a damaging financial gap between Premier League and Football League continues to be ignored by Premier League chiefs.
OVF Editor Rob Fielding bemoans the lack of quality reporting on the BBC Sport website.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst’s second side is cult German outfit St Pauli so how did he react when they announced a partnership with Stoke City?
Port Vale is just one of many clubs affected by ownership issues over the years, now it appears that the Football League will finally look at rewriting their rules on ownership…
Columnist Malcolm Hirst thinks that publishing the club accounts would earn owner Norman Smurthwaite more respect from Vale fans.
OVF editor Rob Fielding points out that several of the new signings have something in common that could benefit the Valiants.
OVF editor Rob Fielding is bemused by some complaints about the club’s lack of new arrivals.
The OVF editor is encouraged by the progress made by CEO Colin Garlick but he still believes the long-term goal should still be new ownership.
OVF editor Rob Fielding thinks that owner Norman Smurthwaite should sell the club to Synectics Solutions.