Time at club: 1988-1998 Appearances: 430 Goals: 20 Comments: A cultured central defender who was signed from Middlesbrough in 1989 for a then club record £200,000, Glover formed a formidable partnership with Neil Aspin and the pair were key players in the 1993-1994 promotion side. After a long playing careerRead More →

With Micky Adams under severe pressure and even hinting that he may have reached the end of his “shelf life” at Vale, we take a look at how his current record compares with the final records of previous managers.Read More →

Barry first posted this in January 2002 and it includes a tribute to all those who played for Port Vale fifty years ago – especially in that famous FA Cup Semi Final against West Bromich Albion at Villa Park.Read More →

Former Port Vale manager Dean Glover has left the club, having turned down a youth coaching role following the end of his reign as manager. Glover, who has spent 18 years at Vale Park as player, coach and manager, has chosen to move on and have the final 12 monthRead More →

Dean Glover has said he has been a “dead man walking” since taking over as Port Vale manager in October. There have been several fan protests against Glover and the board but he told BBC Radio Stoke he would not quit. Speaking after the win over Bradford he said: “I’ve always beenRead More →

Underfire Dean Glover has controversially hit out at peaceful protests by fans claiming that they are not “helping the players ” and that he was “shouted down” Glover’s comments are somewhat controversial as the protests were not aimed at the players but at the manager and the make-up of the PortRead More →

Dean Glover lapsed into a familiar footballing cliche by declaring himself ‘over the moon’ with the team’s efforts against Bournemouth. Talking to the Sentinel newspapers, Glover said: “[new coach] Keith’s [Downing] had a good effect and the lads have been a bit more buoyant. “When you are down there andRead More →