Weekly digest – fans views on the retained list, the fans forum and a summer transfer rumour for the Valiants.
What is this feature?
Over the summer weeks, we will present a digest of selected news stories and views from the the last week.
What they are saying on the forum…
“Great news, let’s get those season ticket numbers up, if we all pull together we will succeed and achieve our goals, keep thinking positive and keep believing up the Vale…”
bycarspete on The Manager thread
“First and foremost, mobile midfielders are a priority, as are decent full backs…”
philmpv on the Who should we sign? thread
“I don’t want it (‘it’ being the Shanahans pumping millions in) to happen. I want the club to be well run, with increased income from larger gates and from the corporate side and for us to fund a steady ascent up the league(s) from that…”
mr.hobblesworth on the Lorne St stand thread
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OVF features you may have missed…
Port Vale news
There is relief all round as manager John Askey agrees a three-year deal
Legge signs up
Veteran striker Leon Legge also commits his future to the club for another year
He joins David Worrall in signing a new contract with the Valiants
However, Connell Rawlinson and Ben Whitfield are both transfer listed by John Askey
Transfer story of the week
Queue for Crookes?
Reported transfer target Adam Crookes is apparently wanted by two rival League Two sides
Former player news
Barrow net duo
Barrow announce the signing of not one, but two former Port Vale players
Some OVF exclusives
We take a look at eight loanees who unfortunately never made an appearance for the Valiants
We explore two transfer targets which John Rudge attempted to sign before landing Darren Beckford.