OVF editor Rob Fielding says that keeping faith with Bruno Ribeiro may just help bring about a youthful and talented squad for future seasons.
Rob Fielding blog
OVF founder Rob Fielding offers his own opinion on all things Port Vale.
At the risk of repeating himself, OVF editor Rob Fielding urges the club to discuss a new contract with star defender Remie Streete.
OVF editor Rob Fielding ponders what he believes are nine key issues affecting the club at this time…
OVF editor Rob Fielding says it’s easy to dismiss Rigino Cicilia’s skills but fans should remember he has had one full league game for the club and is still learning.
Trusting in youngsters could see a big money sale plus the possibility of more to come says OVF editor Rob Fielding.
OVF editor Rob Fielding wonders if the FA Cup game against Stevenage is the time for Vale to rely on proven experience over potential.
OVF editor Rob Fielding wonders if a clutch of experienced signings is a sign of a new direction for the club. And it’s no bad thing, he argues…
Rob Fielding says a statement about youth development from the Football League is hypocritical…
OVF editor Rob Fielding wonders if Vale should now try and tie Nathan Smith’s defensive partner Remie Streete to a new deal?
OVF editor Rob Fielding was disturbed to read reports of highly offensive behaviour by a group of Port Vale “fans” – here’s his response.
OVF editor says that despite many doubters, including himself, Norman Smurthwaite increasingly looks to have got the key decisions right in recent months.
There’s only a matter of days left for the August transfer window yet Rob Fielding predicts it could be a busy period for the Valiants.
Rob Fielding expands on his article from earlier this week to argue that putting star youngsters on contracts fits with the current club approach of developing and selling on emerging…
OVF editor Rob Fielding says – whisper it quietly – but Vale have a method to the footballing side and it’s one that could be a successful one.
OVF editor Rob Fielding thinks the club should look at securing the long-term futures of four key players now and not wait till the summer.
Here are all (OK most of) the key events from the summer in one single (and rather long) diary entry…