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.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite says his actions have “seriously damaged our club” and has announced that Colin Garlick will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the club.
OVF editor Rob Fielding thinks the most crucial decision that could be made this summer concerns selling the club to new owners.
Port Vale fan Malcolm Hirst has some forthright views on what actions owner Norman Smurthwaite should take.
The latest accounts filed for Port Vale FC show that the club owes £3m of directors’ loans to owner Norman Smurthwaite.
Long-standing Port Vale fan Malcolm Hirst thinks recent events show that it’s time for Norman Smurthwaite to sell the club at a realistic price.
Rob Fielding hopes that the club isn’t sold to a hedge fund and he believes there are options that will allow the owner to sell the club to the right people.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite says he has been left with a “daunting task” as he reiterates that he will only sell the club to owners who have the good of the club at heart.
The Sentinel newspaper says that documents forwarded to them show that a Norwegian group are seeking to buy Port Vale FC for £6.5m.
Speaking to OVF editor Rob Fielding, Norman Smurthwaite has confirmed that there are four parties interested in the club and that two have met the asking price.
Further posts in the OVF forum from Chairman Norman Smurthwaite have claimed that the Vale Park stadium is valued at £9m.
Port Vale owner Norman Smuthwaite has issued a range of answers on the club’s finances on the OVF forum.
In a post on the OVF forum, Norman Smurthwaite has responded to questions about managers Bruno Ribeiro and Rob Page.