In his post, dated March 17, 2002 Chris, aka Trent Vale Valiant, shares with us his harrowing experience when travelling between Burslem and Crewe. Burslem Babe had revealed to him a dark secret from her past – of gambling and the Grand National. Chris is still traumatised by it all.
Exiled Valiant Barry Edge lives in Perth, Western Australia and is a regular columnist for onevalefan. He has previously illuminated both Sean Ryan’s and Paul T Vale’s stories as to the how, what, where and why they are Valiants. In his latest verse he celebrates David@Preston’s story – our very own ‘adopted son from Dagenham’.
Exiled Valiant Barry Edge lives in Perth, Western Australia and is a regular columnist for onevalefan. For Barry onevalefan is ‘the forum’ for all things Port Vale. But folks, there’s more than just football to read and have your say about – as shown in this latest verse from our resident bard.
Fifty is a milestone celebrated in many ways: a fiftieth wedding anniversary; an innings of fifty runs; fifty first class wickets; fifty career goals; or even collecting your fiftieth Port Vale shirt. And reaching fifty years of age is a major milestone too. In this verse Barry draws on several parts of one ovf thread […]
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 […]
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 […]