Tributes and obituaries
OVF pays tribute to some famous Port Vale figures including John Rudge and the Sproson family.
Former Port Vale striker Bert Llewellyn, has died, aged 77.
The official Port Vale website reports that former Vale winger Alf Bellis sadly passed away at the age of 92 in April. Bellis played for the club between 1938 and 1948, making 158 appearances and scoring an impressive 46 goals. Our condolences to his friends and family. Alf Bellis, 1921-2013, Valiant legend RIP
OVF has received the sad news that former Valiant John Ritchie passed away on Thursday night. Ritchie described as a “tough, uncompromising full-back” joined the club in 1965. He became a regular in the side and is remembered by those who saw it for his forty-yard “goal of a lifetime” in a 2–1 win at […]