Port Vale chairman Norman Smurthwaite says that the club has banned the local newspaper, the Sentinel, after they failed to apologise for posting a “complete lie” on Facebook.
The Staffordshire Sentinel and Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite are in talks on Tuesday as they discuss the dispute between the two parties. Sentinel staff have been banned from the Vale Park press box and press conferences as a result of the dispute which first came to light on Saturday 26th October. The Sentinel claim […]
EXCLUSIVE: OVF’s Rob Fielding was contacted by Port Vale chairman Norman Smurthwaite who wanted to offer his version of claims by the Sentinel that the club banned the newspaper simply because it had the “temerity to ask the club (and chairman) about the delay in the arrival of limited edition third change shirts.”
This is an article that appeared in the October 29th edition of the Staffordshire Sentinel and is OVF’s response to a dispute between the newspaper and the club: