Vale’s current manager had a fearsome reputation as a player but here are some older Vale players who were also terrors on the pitch…
Port Vale memorabilia
Port Vale FC memorabilia and historical features, many of which are exclusive to OVF.
OVF takes a look at an astonishing turnaround in form for the Port Vale team of the 1920’s.
The striker’s remarkable spell came despite Vale conceding 12 goals in two games and amid mounting financial worries.
March 27th 2016 marks the 62nd anniversary of Port Vale’s FA Cup semi-final game against West Brom.
In the course of our research we came upon a 1925 edition of the Staffordshire Sentinel and an interesting debate brewing in the letters pages.
Robert Firth was the second English manager of Real Madrid and guided them to their second league title. He also played for Port Vale.
Arnold Bennett’s “The Card” is generally regarded to be based upon Port Vale FC – and FA Cup visitors Maidenhead United played an unlikely role in the film version…
The 1893-1894 season was Port Vale’s second season as a Football League club but it started as one of the most memorable.