Exiled Valiant Barry Edge lives in Perth, Western Australia. Last February certain message board banter between Port Vale and Stoke City rivals almost reached fever pitch. Our neighbours are in Division One now and Barry says, in a perverse sort of way of course, that he misses the banter between some of our absent Stokie […]
Category: Nostalgia and memoirs
Barry tells us he fell over laughing when he first read Scarthy’s report card following that March day out in Crewe. Further, that it prompted him to think along the lines of ‘nudge, nudge, wink, wink, say no more, y’know what I mean, y’know what I mean, hey, hey, what, what?’ For Barry it was […]
Barry picks-up on two ovf Forum posts, dated 12/01 & 13/01/2003, in which a young o’Treason shares with ovf his days as a smart dresser, Chawners in Hanley, the physical attributes of the Bycars loo, the old Vale Park scoreboard, and of conning his then not so keen on football girlfriend to go to Vale […]
Can the games and dares of children temporarily stir and reveal the spirit of someone long dead? If they could would they see a spirit pale, dim and shadowy in form? Would they be greeted in a friendly manner as a thank you for giving the spirit a moment away from their eternal rest? Or […]
Little did Runar Skrøvset realise that a chance conversation with a gentleman named Pål would make the pages of onevalefan. But that is exactly what has happened and Barry tells us that as long as his mental faculties permit he will never forget the story.