Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that following the appointment of Neil Aspin and John Rudge Port Vale now need to build for the future.
Malcolm Hirst blog
North London Valiants’ Malcolm Hirst offers his reflections on all things Port Vale.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that despite tweets from owner Norman Smurthwaite, most Vale fans know where the club’s current problems stem from.
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.
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?
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.
OVF blogger Malcolm Hirst says that although Micky Adams divides opinion amongst Vale fans, he “could be that uniting factor for us as a club…”
We welcome a new blogger to OVF with Malcolm Hirst kindly agreeing to provide us with his Port Vale thoughts and observations. In his first column, Malcolm reflects on his decision to try and bring about change and the challenge of taking on the Port Vale board.