Port Vale the Norman Smurthwaite years – 2012 to 2019

Often controversial and certainly full of incident – here’s our account of the seven years association between Norman Smurthwaite and Port Vale FC. 2012 Businessman Smurthwaite was part of the investment group, led by Paul Wildes, that took Port Vale out of administration in November 2012. 2013 Thanks in part to the financial backing and … Continue reading Port Vale the Norman Smurthwaite years – 2012 to 2019