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Dean Glover was a long-serving central defender, coach and manager who initially joined the Valiants for a club record fee in 1989. He was manager for one year between 2007 and 2008.
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Caretaker manager Michael Brown has added David Kelly as his assistant after revealing that Dean Glover has joined three other backroom staff in leaving the club.
Manager Rob Page has praised chief scout Dean Glover for his part in the signing of midfielder Anthony Grant.
Manager Rob Page says he is delighted with the appointment of Dean Glover as the club’s new chief scout adding that he “respects his judgement.”
The Valiants have announced the make-up of their backroom team and one surprise is that coach and former manager Dean Glover moves into a chief scout role.
The Sentinel claims that Dean Glover will be given a scouting or youth coaching role within the club.
Time at club: 1988-1998 Appearances: 430 Goals: 20 Dean Glover player profile: Dean Glover was a cultured central defender who was signed from Middlesbrough in 1989 for a then club record £200,000, Glover formed a formidable partnership with Neil Aspin and the pair were key players in the 1993-1994 promotion side. After a long playing […]
The second of our video clips from 1993 showing the celebrations following Port Vale’s victory in the Autoglass Trophy final The clip contains interviews with Dean Glover, John Rudge and Bill Bell as the Vale fans mass in Burslem town centre.
Former Port Vale manager Dean Glover has left the club, having turned down a youth coaching role following the end of his reign as manager. Glover, who has spent 18 years at Vale Park as player, coach and manager, has chosen to move on and have the final 12 month of his contract paid up. […]
Port Vale have confirmed that manager Dean Glover will leave his position after the final League Two game of the season. The move is rumoured to be as a result of poor season ticket sales after months of protests by supporters. Glover was appointed last October, winning 11 and losing 19 of the 38 games […]
Dean Glover has said he has been a “dead man walking” since taking over as Port Vale manager in October. There have been several fan protests against Glover and the board but he told BBC Radio Stoke he would not quit. Speaking after the win over Bradford he said: “I’ve always been a dead man walking. I’ve […]
Underfire Dean Glover has controversially hit out at peaceful protests by fans claiming that they are not “helping the players ” and that he was “shouted down” Glover’s comments are somewhat controversial as the protests were not aimed at the players but at the manager and the make-up of the Port Vale board. Glovers comments to […]
Dean Glover lapsed into a familiar footballing cliche by declaring himself ‘over the moon’ with the team’s efforts against Bournemouth. Talking to the Sentinel newspapers, Glover said: ” Keith’s had a good effect and the lads have been a bit more buoyant. “When you are down there and things are hard you need a lift […]
Mounting dissatisfaction with the manager and board members resulted in protests before and after Vale’s awful home defeat to Luton. A peaceful protest against the manager, the set-up of the current board took place before the game. Following Vale’s dreadful defeat, a number of supporters gathered outside the official entrance after the match to demand […]
A protest against the running of Port Vale FC, organised by concerned fans, through onevalefan.co.uk, took place at Vale Park on Saturday. The protest was against the appointment of current manager Dean Glover, the current board, seen by many to be split and dominated by two board members and by concerns of the direction the […]
Vale boss Dean Glover admitted his team’s performances are ‘hit and miss’ as Vale slumped to a dreadful home defeat against Lincoln. Glover told the Sentinel: “I thought we only responded once we went a goal down. “We were too hit and miss again in the first half and we didn’t have enough confidence to […]
Manager Dean Glover said his side need to go back to basics and work harder following the 2-0 defeat at Brentford. Glover told the Sentinel newspaper: “Two minutes before half time I had a team talk in mind but we switched off, letting in a goal and I had to change it. “I think Brentford […]
Despite the manager being in charge for 31 matches (and Lee Sinnott was dismissed after 44 games) Bill Bratt has claimed that Dean Glover needs ‘more time’ Bratt told the Sentinel: “We have got to get money in to buy better players with the budget being as low as it is. But Dean deserves more […]
Vale’s goal against Morecambe has been officially credited to Simon Richman – but Dean Glover is still backing Kyle Perry to end his drought soon. At the time, the goal was given to Perry with Vale coach Ian Brightwell telling the press after the game: “I think Kyle Perry has been given it and I think he […]
Dean Glover was thrilled by a ‘brilliant goal’ from substitute striker James Lawrie and hailed the striker’s ‘great potential’ Speaking to the Sentinel the Vale boss commented: “It was a brilliant goal from James. He’s somebody who has probably not been rewarded in terms of chances considering he’s got great potential. “But I have to […]
Dean Glover has told the Sentinel that he hopes to give a number of young players a run in the Vale first-team. Young midfielder Danny Edwards and Luke Chapman plus defender Paul Dixon are all pushing for a place and Glover told the newspaper: “They have done exceptionally well and they stand out at the […]
Departing striker Luke Rodgers has claimed that a dressing room ‘bust-up’ with manager Dean Glover was responsible for his Vale Park exit Rodgers claims he was frozen out by Glover after a dressing room incident following the 3-0 home defeat to Brentford in November. Talking to the Sentinel, Rodgers said: “I had an argument with […]
Dean Glover admitted his frustration at Vale’s mistakes after they slumped to a 1-0 defeat against Rotherham. Glover admitted: “I’m fed up of saying the same things to be honest and we’ve made a mistake at the back. “We’ve had a lapse of concentration at the back, been done by one ball, and we get […]
Dean Glover told the Sentinel he didn’t see the incident that lead to Marc Richards being given his marching orders against Chesterfield. The Vale manager told the Sentinel: “I didn’t see the incident itself, I only saw them tussling to the floor, but I can’t make a judgement on the sending off incident itself until […]