Outgoing CEO Perry Deakin has contradicted previous statements from then-Chairman Mike Lloyd and claimed that the £300,000 mortgage on the ground is needed to keep the cash-strapped club afloat. Deakin told the Sentinel newspaper: “The loan is worth £277,000 and the money will be used to pay for the day-to-day running of the club from […]
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The official Port Vale Supporters Club have criticised the “misleading” financial information which has come from the club’s board and are concerned that fans are again being “misled” The group have issued a statement on Wednesday 28th December which reads as follows.
Port Vale have announced that of Chief Executive Perry Deakin has resigned and is “working his notice period.” This news will come as a surprise to Vale fans reading Friday’s Sentinel in which Deakin criticised an unknown club official for “bad advice” but indicated he would not resign.
The Sentinel claims that a document shows that BSI were to pay for the shareholdings of Perry Deakin and Peter Miller – in what appears to be a clear breach of the club shareholding rules. A document obtained by The Sentinel reveals that the US company was to fund the purchase of shares worth £500,000 […]
The Supporters’ Club have issued a rallying cry to Port Vale supporters and called on all fans to “use their voice and support us” The group has taken legal advice and is planning legal action against the “unlawful” board. The group intends to contact shareholders, conduct supporter polls and has asked shareholders to proxy their […]
Port Vale fans, eager to know how the club’s CEO and Chairman are earning their large salaries, may be bemused to hear that both Perry Deakin and Peter Miller will be missing from the club until the New Year. Gary Benson, membership secretary of the Supporters Club, emailed the club about their availability and received […]
The recent relaunch of the Valiants Against Racism website and the appointment of Gareth Owen as Port Vale’s Kick It out ambassador for the season gives us all an opportunity to come together to combat and challenge racism, prejudice and discrimination in all its forms. Vale travel to Dagenham and Redbridge on Saturday and this […]
Sky Sports reports that Port Vale have signed Ipswich Town’s Republic of Ireland U21 defender Shane O’Connor on loan until the New Year. Valiants manager Micky Adams has reportedly been looking to strengthen his injury-hit squad ahead of today’s 5pm loan deadline. Vale have captain Marc Richards, Gareth Owen, Doug Loft, Ryan Burge, Ben Williamson and […]
CEO Perry Deakin says he will buy £100,000 worth of Port Vale shares as he bids to become a Port Vale director. The chief executive has pledged to purchase 20,000 shares and if he elected he will replace ex-chairman Bill Bratt, who, along with fellow director Glenn Oliver, are both standing down following fans protests.
Port Vale FC have said that American company Blue Sky International will invest £5m into the club over the next 12 months. Vale also said the sports construction firm are expected to commit a further £2.5m over the next five years. The funds will be spent on the running of the club, Vale Park, a training area […]
At least 500 disillusioned Port Vale fans marched through Burslem before Vale’s match against Crawley Town on Saturday. Waving placards and calling for the resignations of the Port Vale board, supporters walked from St John’s Square along Moorland Road and Hamil Road to Vale Park. Chief inspector Dave Bird, who was match-day police commander at […]
Influential fans group North London Valiants have rejected the offer of a place on the Port Vale board calling the offer “disingenuous”.
In a stormy EGM, Port Vale shareholders have cast a vote of no confidence in the current board and voted out two directors.
Gary Roberts has publically criticised manager Jim Gannon after being dropped for the Accrington game. Roberts told the Sentinel: “I don’t know why I wasn’t in the squad because the manager didn’t explain it to me. “I found out I wasn’t in the team about 20 minutes before the team-sheet was handed in on Saturday. I […]
Port Vale have announced that club captain Tommy Fraser has left by mutual consent. Fraser was signed by former manager Micky Adams but he appeared to not be part of Jim Gannon’s plans and has now left the club to sign a deal with Barnet.
Port Vale have announced a black and gold protest group to urge the Valiant 2001 board to sell the club. The campagin, similar to that of the Glaziers Out at Manchester United, has a black and gold scarf which symbolises fans’ disappointment with the controlling board as they look to stop investment coming in from local […]
A group of potential investors from the USA have criticised the Port Vale board. A spokesperson told the Sentinel newspaper: “The deal is completely dead because the directors don’t want to sell the club. “They’re quite happy enjoying the accolades of being chairman or directors, but do they want to sell the club or not? […]
Port Vale have appointed former Stockport County boss Jim Gannon as their new manager. The 42 year-old has signed an 18 month deal and will take charge of Saturday’s FA Cup clash at Burnley. Gannon won promotion from League Two with Stockport in the 2007-08 season before he was sacked in May 2009. Since his departure […]
Chairman Bill Bratt has attacked potential investor Mike Newton for negotiating in public. Bratt told the Sentinel: “I don’t believe that we should be negotiating in the public arena. Certain people have gone out into the media and blown it up. “It’s not the correct and professional way to deal with it. “We all agreed confidentiality […]
Potential investor Mike Newton has told BBC Radio Stoke about his plans for the club. Newton, a former board member at Oldham Athletic, is looking to invest around £400,000 in the League Two club. He told BBC Radio Stoke: “I want Port Vale to win football matches and be an object of pride for its […]
Port Vale players Anthony Griffith, Chris Martin, John McCombe and Kris Taylor have all agreed new contracts with the Valiants. Midfielder Griffith, 23, goalkeeper Martin, 19, and centre-back McCombe, 25, have all signed two-year deals. Left-back Taylor, 26, has agreed a one-year contract.