Following Director Mike Lloyd’s claim that the board were only partially to blame for the club’s finances and that fans’ protests and historic debt also contributed, CEO Perry Deakin has now claimed that former Chairman Bill Bratt is also to blame.
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Mike Lloyd has become the first Port Vale board member to talk to the press following the news that the club is set for administration. In an interview with BBC Radio Stoke’s John Acres, Lloyd says he is “desperately sorry about the club’s financial position” but unsurprisingly adds that “I don’t think the current situation […]
Jon Gold, the chairman of local non-league side Nantwich Town has sent Port Vale fans a message of support following the club’s recent financial melt-down. Nantwich contacted OVF earlier this year to show how Port Vale had reneged on the terms of former Nantwich player Ritchie Sutton’s contract in the summer and now Gold has […]
Opponents Accrington Stanley FC have told OVF that there will be pay-on-the-day turnstiles available for Port Vale supporters on Saturday and that the club have also asked the Port Vale board of directors to stay away from the ground. Accrington host Vale on Saturday and a bumper away gate is expected as Valiants fans show […]
Furious Port Vale manager Micky Adams has pulled no punches about his view of the club’s board in an interview with the Sentinel newspaper. In it, Adams describes the recent weeks at the club as “an absolute joke” and has slammed board members for not having the courage to face players face-to-face and tell them […]
The Staffordshire Sentinel are reporting that HMRC issued a winding-up petition against the club on Wednesday lunchtime. The club are currently subject of a transfer embargo due to a unpaid tax bill and have not paid this month’s staff wages.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says “The smart money is on us not even making it to an AGM/EGM. It won’t be held in the Robbie Williams suite, that’s for sure.” He adds: “Meanwhile, Messrs Lloyd and Deakin – finally realising the game is up – have held talks with the Supporters’ Club’s solicitor. […]
The Sentinel newspaper claims that former Chairman Peter Miller resigned over the weekend. The move leaves the board below the legal number required to operate the business and has prompted the remaining directors to hold an emergency meeting with the Supporters Club, who are seeking to remove them.
Local media BBC Radio Stoke and the Sentinel newspaper are reporting that former Chairman Peter Miller has resigned from the Port Vale board. Miller has been a hugely unpopular figure at Vale Park since he secured his directorship on nil-paid shares and promises of investment from Blue Sky.
BBC Radio Stoke are reporting that Port Vale have been given a transfer embargo by the Football League for an unpaid payment. The news will be a further blow for the club’s discredited and hugely unpopular board, who are under intense pressure to leave their positions in the boardroom ahead of the forthcoming EGM.
In his latest column, OVF founder Rob Fielding says that fans should be reassured that the board simply cannot win when pitched against 97% of the fanbase. Rob adds that: “I want to try and emphasise to all supporters that united, we cannot lose…”
Former director Paul Humphreys urged fans to back the Supporters Club proposed interim board during a well attended meeting at Smallthorne Victory WMC. Humphreys is one of six candidates proposed as a replacement interim board. The Supporters Club hope the interim board will be voted in by shareholders at the forthcoming EGM.
The Supporters Club have issued a statement following Tuesday’s open meeting. Chairman Pete Williams also reassures all fans that: “irrespective of what happens in the coming weeks, the Supporters’ Club is committed to removing Messrs Lloyd, Deakin, Oliver and Miller.”
In his latest column, OVF founder Rob Fielding says that he’s not surprised that Vale fans are worried that the board may still have some dirty tricks up their sleeves. And with that in mind he urges fans to contribute to tonight’s meeting: to raise questions and concerns and also to show the Supporters’ Club […]
Port Vale will be posting copies of their annual accounts to shareholders within the next week, ahead of the forthcoming joint AGM/EGM. The annual accounts to shareholders for the year ending June 30, 2011 will be included in the mailing along with the EGM agenda papers.
Tommy’s Comedy Club founder Mark Edwards has told OVF that the club is reluctantly quitting the Tommy Cheadle’s venue due to the “total lack of professionalism” at Vale Park. Edwards reached the end of his tether when the club repeatedly failed to book PA systems, lost stage equipment and then lost the actual stage itself.
The Chairman of the Port Vale Supporters Club has hit out at the board’s plans to allow owners of nil-paid shares to vote in shareholder meetings. Chairman Pete Williams told the Sentinel newspaper: “I don’t feel that morally the club should use them. This would just create more bad feeling between the board and the […]
Director Mike Lloyd has controversially claimed that Peter Miller and Perry Deakin can use their nil-paid shares to vote at next month’s extraordinary general meeting. Miller and Deakin claimed that they had bought blocks of shares in the club worth £250,000 and £100,000 respectively when they sought election to the club’s board, but it later […]
The Sentinel newspaper reports that the discredited Port Vale FC board have failed to make January’s scheduled payment on the club’s £2.5m loan from Stoke-on-Trent city council. The club missed a deadline of January 31st to make the payment of just under £20,000, while December’s payment was met on the 30th January, almost a month […]