On Sunday November 11th 2018 the 100th anniversary of the end World War One takes place. Less importantly, Port Vale take on Sunderland. It’s then surely appropriate to celebrate a World War One hero who played for both clubs.
Category: Long Read
A selection of our favourite articles from the OVF archives.
Robert Firth was the second English manager of Real Madrid and guided them to their second league title. He also played for Port Vale.
In a lengthy eulogy to the late Motorhead frontman Lemmy, Lars Ulrich of Metallica recalls the legendary 1981 gig at Vale Park.
The 1893-1894 season was Port Vale’s second season as a Football League club but it started as one of the most memorable.
We were delighted to be handed this programme during the Vale Vaults exhibition. It marks the visit of Czechoslovakia to Vale Park, the first time a national side had played either of the Potteries sides. The next year, the Czechs reached the 1962 World Cup final.