Promising goalkeeper Joe Anyon was stretchered off during Vale’s defeat to Chesterfield. The club later confirmed that Anyon had broken his leg. Vale physio John Bower told BBC Radio Stoke: “Definitely the season’s over for him. Realistically, he’s looking at about four months out.” We wish Joe a speedy recovery.
Monthly Archives: March 2009
Bill Bratt says that fan protests last weekend have made the Vale board “stronger” and determined to show the fans their worth. Talking to the Sentinel Bratt said: “Because we’re getting this aggravation, it is making the board stronger. “At the end of the day, we want to show the fans that we want to […]
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 been a dead man walking. I’ve […]
Further supporter protests are planned ahead of the Accrington Stanley match as Vale fans continue to vent their fury at Dean Glover and the Vale board. The game against Luton was marked by two protests and details of the Accrington protest can be found on the OVF forum.
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 Port Vale board. Glovers comments to […]
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 and things are hard you need […]
In an exclusive interview on Lauren Watson’s Port Vale blog, Lee Sinnott’s advisor Steve Joesbury has hit out at boardroom interference in the former Vale manager’s transfer dealings. Watson’s blog reveals that Joesbury claims that director Peter Jackson told Sinnott and his advisor: “Any players that are signed have got to go through these guys […]
The official Manchester City website says that 19 year-old midfielder Paul Marshall has joined the Valiants on a month’s loan. The midfielder joins Adnam Ahmed and Kevin Gall as a further temporary addition to Dean Glover’s squad. Marshall has already spent a loan spell at Championship side Blackpool earlier this season. Marshall is the tenth […]
Mounting dissatisfaction with the manager and board members resulted in protests before and after Vale’s awful home defeat to Luton. A peaceful protest against the manager, the set-up of the current board took place before the game. Following Vale’s dreadful defeat, a number of supporters gathered outside the official entrance after the match to demand […]