Government statistics released within this month show that football related arrests have fallen for the 2016-17 season.
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All 72 Football League clubs have agreed to implement three-year bans for supporters found using smoke bombs, flares and fireworks in a bid to “put an end to the dangerous use of pyrotechnics.”
Ipswich Town have won a landmark court case about police costs in a case that could affect all Football League clubs.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that following the appointment of Neil Aspin and John Rudge Port Vale now need to build for the future.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that despite tweets from owner Norman Smurthwaite, most Vale fans know where the club’s current problems stem from.
Comments by astute Accrington chairman Andy Holt reveal a worrying trend in the distribution of TV money which will widen gaps between the Championship and lower divisions.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that the rudderless club are in danger of having just non-league football to look forward to.
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.
Vale fan Malcolm Hirst welcomes an apology from Norman Smurthwaite but wants him to write off the loans, put a reasonable price on the club and open a dialogue with Synectics.