Rob Fielding says that mistakes in managerial appointments and supporter apathy show why the club really needs a proper CEO who can plan for the long-term development of the club.
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OVF founder Rob Fielding offers his own opinion on all things Port Vale.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that uncertainty over the manager’s position could damage the club’s chances on the pitch.
Rob Fielding says that it was right for Bruno Ribeiro to leave the club but the Valiants now face a crucial period where they need to sort things out both…
Port Vale invited eleven children from families seeking asylum to watch the game against Northampton Town.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that keeping faith with Bruno Ribeiro may just help bring about a youthful and talented squad for future seasons.
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.