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.
Comment from other columnists published on this website
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.
Port Vale fan Malcolm Hirst has some forthright views on what actions owner Norman Smurthwaite should take.
Long-standing Port Vale fan Malcolm Hirst thinks recent events show that it’s time for Norman Smurthwaite to sell the club at a realistic price.
Opinion by Malcolm Hirst. Recent games have shown Vale to be a “chalk and cheese” team and it’s vital Vale approach the game against Bristol Rovers in the right manner.
We’d like to alert our readers to an in-depth article with former Vale striker Ernie Moss in the Daily Telegraph.
The underfire CEO of the Football League, Shaun Harvey, has admitted that the changes to the Football League Trophy (aka the checkatrade trophy) could be scrapped at the end of the season.
Football League clubs are fined for playing youngsters while Premier League clubs can play veterans in their “academy” sides. OVF thinks the whole situation is ludicrous…