Category: Tributes and obituaries
OVF pays tribute to some famous Port Vale figures including John Rudge and the Sproson family.
Ritchie Hawkins takes a look back at the career of Dave Brammer, one of the select band of players to play for all three local league clubs. Please note: this feature was written in 2005, three years prior to Brammer’s recent return to the Valiants.
Ritchie Hawkins takes a look back at the career of Anthony Gardner, a former Valiant who moved into the heady world of the Premiership. Anthony is now a first team player for Spurs and is valued at well over five times the amount of which Vale sold him for in 2000.
We pay tribute to long-serving Port Vale fan Reg Dean, who passed away at the age of 85. Reg Dean, the club’s longest-serving supporter of some 85 years, passed away recently. This website would like to pay tribute to this grand old Vale fan who will be sadly missed.
Ritchie Hawkins reckons prolific Port Vale striker Tony Naylor was the “best £150,000 Vale ever spent” He also adds: “After looking through some old folders on my very first computer (brought in 1999), I came across this little article which i must have written for OVF that I had forgot to pass it on. It’s […]