Following Director Mike Lloyd’s claim that the board were only partially to blame for the club’s finances and that fans’ protests and historic debt also contributed, CEO Perry Deakin has now claimed that former Chairman Bill Bratt is also to blame. Deakin is the second member of the board to have expressed sorrow over the […]
Mike Lloyd has become the first Port Vale board member to talk to the press following the news that the club is set for administration. In an interview with BBC Radio Stoke’s John Acres, Lloyd says he is “desperately sorry about the club’s financial position” but unsurprisingly adds that “I don’t think the current situation […]
Jon Gold, the chairman of local non-league side Nantwich Town has sent Port Vale fans a message of support following the club’s recent financial melt-down. Nantwich contacted OVF earlier this year to show how Port Vale had reneged on the terms of former Nantwich player Ritchie Sutton’s contract in the summer and now Gold has […]
Opponents Accrington Stanley FC have told OVF that there will be pay-on-the-day turnstiles available for Port Vale supporters on Saturday and that the club have also asked the Port Vale board of directors to stay away from the ground. Accrington host Vale on Saturday and a bumper away gate is expected as Valiants fans show […]
Furious Port Vale manager Micky Adams has pulled no punches about his view of the club’s board in an interview with the Sentinel newspaper. In it, Adams describes the recent weeks at the club as “an absolute joke” and has slammed board members for not having the courage to face players face-to-face and tell them […]
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says “The smart money is on us not even making it to an AGM/EGM. It won’t be held in the Robbie Williams suite, that’s for sure.” He adds: “Meanwhile, Messrs Lloyd and Deakin – finally realising the game is up – have held talks with the Supporters’ Club’s solicitor. […]
The Sentinel newspaper claims that former Chairman Peter Miller resigned over the weekend. The move leaves the board below the legal number required to operate the business and has prompted the remaining directors to hold an emergency meeting with the Supporters Club, who are seeking to remove them.