Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite is set to announce Micky Adams as the Director of Football but the decision of first-team manager may take longer.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite has told BBC Radio Stoke has said he takes responsibility for the decisions taken since the departure of Micky Adams.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite has told BBC Radio Stoke that neither Micky Adams nor Nigel Adkins will be the club’s new manager.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite says he won’t sell the club until it is a better position and he wasn’t responsible for the appointment of Michael Brown.
OVF editor Rob Fielding hopes there are no more managerial gambles and that the club opts for an experienced replacement for Michael Brown.
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.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst says that the rudderless club are in danger of having just non-league football to look forward to.
Responding to calls from fans and OVF to name a realistic asking price for the club, owner Norman Smurthwaite says there’s no pressure to sell.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite has responded to comments from OVF editor Rob Fielding and says that he needs to state the facts, he is numb in part to the club but he will sell to the right buyer.
OVF editor Rob Fielding says that while this has been a terrible week on the pitch, off-pitch matters such as the sale of the club should still remain the top priority
Columnist Malcolm Hirst feels that the Vale manager has been “too cautious” and was found out during the defeat to Wycombe Wanderers.
Columnist Malcolm Hirst thinks that publishing the club accounts would earn owner Norman Smurthwaite more respect from Vale fans.
The OVF editor is encouraged by the progress made by CEO Colin Garlick but he still believes the long-term goal should still be new ownership.
OVF editor Rob Fielding thinks that owner Norman Smurthwaite should sell the club to Synectics Solutions.
Reviewing relegation and the future for Port Vale: Continental gambles, footballing suicide and the bumpy road ahead
Columnist Martyn Cooke reflects on relegation and what the club now needs to do to reverse its demise.
Vale fan Malcolm Hirst welcomes an apology from Norman Smurthwaite but wants him to write off the loans, put a reasonable price on the club and open a dialogue with Synectics.