In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding takes a break from off-field politics and finds out what some former Port Vale players are up to after leaving the club. But rather look at examples in the English leagues, he decides to take a look at a select group of former players who ply […]
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OVF founder Rob Fielding offers his own opinion on all things Port Vale.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding reacts to the statements from Black and Gold and North London Valiants who have called an end to their protests. Rob says he “applauds the efforts of both groups” and their bravery in taking a stand against an unpopular board of directors.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says he thinks fans should not be judging the Blue Sky deal on the strength of a solitary press release. Rob doesn’t expect 100% approval for this latest opinion piece, far from it, but he stands by his claim that it is still too early to […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding comments on Gary Roberts’ suspension and hopes that with help, the midfielder can conquer his demons and give himself a better life both on and off the pitch. Rob doesn’t expect everyone to agree with him and reminds OVF viewers that these are his own, personal […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says that it’s only natural for fans to have questions and concerns about the club’s proposed deal with Blue Sky International. He suggests that fans are patient and wait for the board’s answers to their questions before rushing to make judgement, but he also implores the […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says that at first glance, the £8m investment deal with US consortium Blue Sky could be very good for Port Vale FC. But he also urges the board to continue with an honest and open dialogue with supporters.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says the board’s cut-price ticket offer and offers to talk to fans shows that SEO is working and the board are desperate for the campaign to stop. I am not surprised by Perry Deakin’s decision to offer cut-price tickets to the Crawley game. The CEO has […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding looks at the latest official statement by the club, which contains Port Vale’s response to the allegations by Nantwich Town. Town have accused Vale of cancelling a pre-season friendly and not paying a bill for their use of the club’s training facilities.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says it is a damning indictment of the board that the completion of the vital revenue-generating Robbie Williams restaurant suite is now more than four years late. In this column, Rob explains how an influential football reports backs up his view that off-field development is vital […]
In Rob Fielding’s latest “One Vale View” column, he applauds one Vale fan’s brave decision to give up his season ticket, despite his sixty five years of support of the Valiants. It just so happens, that the Vale fan in question is his father and the man to whom the OVF website is dedicated…
In Rob Fielding’s latest “One Vale View” column he revisits an old article and repeats his request for the board to demonstrate their alleged “appetite for change” in light of appeals for information from NLV and Mark Sims. Rob also asks whether Micky Adams will put his money where his mouth is and is happy […]
In Rob Fielding’s latest opinion piece “One Vale View” the OVF founder responds to recent comments from Chairman Bill Bratt about Tricell in the Sentinel newspaper.
Board’s proposal crudely contradicts a democratic vote by shareholders argues Rob Fielding. Pecksniffian is an unusual word I like to occasionally use. It comes from Dickens’ novel Martin Chuzzlewit and relates to the character Sam Pecksniff. Based on the character’s traits, it is used to describe those who claim to be acting with the moral […]