Rob Fielding says the club need to either produce a long-term, coherent vision or sell to new owners who can deliver that vision.
Rob Fielding blog
OVF founder Rob Fielding offers his own opinion on all things Port Vale.
Rob Fielding says that the Jordan Hugill fee justifies the creation of a development squad and that fans and owner should now show some patience with the club’s focus on developing non-league talent.
Rob Fielding says that a second successive appalling transfer window could send the club spiralling into danger.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says some fans have unrealistic expectations of the Port Vale manager.
Rob Fielding would like to praise some unsung members of the Port Vale FC’s backroom team.
Rob Fielding thinks Neil Aspin deserves to be backed and reports of calls for his head are frankly, ridiculous.
OVF editor Rob Fielding is delighted to see a Vale squad which now contains a spine of locally developed talent.
Rob Fielding says it’s going to be tough to turn fortunes around with the squad that Vale possess and an inability to change it until January.
OVF editor Rob Fielding praises the joint appointment of John Rudge and Neil Aspin.
OVF editor Rob Fielding believes it is vital an experienced manager takes charge of the club.
OVF editor Rob Fielding would love to see John Coleman in charge at Vale Park but he can’t see it happening…
On BBC Radio Stoke owner Norman Smurthwaite said that OVF’s editorial had asked for an owner with charismatic charm. The actual editorial appealed for something quite different.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that while in the short-term a new manager is required, the bigger problem remains the ownership and direction of the club.
OVF editor Rob Fielding reflects on the club’s lowest position for 36 years and thinks the long-suffering fans deserve better.
OVF editor Rob Fielding wonders if Michael Brown’s Port Vale squad strikes the right balance particularly upfront.
Yes, it’s only four games into the season but the Vale’s awful run of form is giving much cause for concern argues Rob Fielding.
Despite a busy summer, the Port Vale squad this season looks to be an unbalanced one, Rob Fielding argues.