Category: Tributes and obituaries
OVF pays tribute to some famous Port Vale figures including John Rudge and the Sproson family.
Port Vale have announced the sad news that former goalkeeper Alan Boswell has passed away aged 74.
Former Port Vale striker Bert Llewellyn, has died, aged 77.
The official Port Vale website reports that former Vale winger Alf Bellis sadly passed away at the age of 92 in April. Bellis played for the club between 1938 and 1948, making 158 appearances and scoring an impressive 46 goals. Our condolences to his friends and family. Alf Bellis, 1921-2013, Valiant legend RIP
OVF has received the sad news that former Valiant John Ritchie passed away on Thursday night. Ritchie described as a “tough, uncompromising full-back” joined the club in 1965. He became a regular in the side and is remembered by those who saw it for his forty-yard “goal of a lifetime” in a 2–1 win at […]
Striker Martin Foyle played for nine years, was the club’s second highest scorer of all time and is now manager. We pay tribute to his goalscoring exploits. Martin Foyle was one of only a select number of Vale players to win the club’s Player of the Year award twice.
Known as the “Hoddle of the lower leagues” Ray was one of the most gifted players to grace the Vale Park pitch. Walker initially joined the club on loan but a permanent deal was made for a fee of just £12,000. It was long rumoured that the deal included a massive sell-on fee should Walker […]