The BBC reports that the Football League is to release a £50m short-term relief fund to help clubs with cash-flow issues because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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The Football League signs a new TV deal with Sky Television – but it could trigger a revolt amongst clubs.
All 72 Football League clubs have agreed to implement three-year bans for supporters found using smoke bombs, flares and fireworks in a bid to “put an end to the dangerous use of pyrotechnics.”
Comments by astute Accrington chairman Andy Holt reveal a worrying trend in the distribution of TV money which will widen gaps between the Championship and lower divisions.
Port Vale is just one of many clubs affected by ownership issues over the years, now it appears that the Football League will finally look at rewriting their rules on ownership…
Football League clubs are fined for playing youngsters while Premier League clubs can play veterans in their “academy” sides. OVF thinks the whole situation is ludicrous…
The news that the Football League has ceased talks about the Whole Game Solution should be greeted with relief by football fans.
Rob Fielding says a statement about youth development from the Football League is hypocritical…
Controversial new plans for reforming the Football League have come under attack for being an “utterly ridiculous argument.”
The official Port Vale website has confirmed that two loan deals have been rejected by the Football League Appeals Committee. Press reports claim that the deals were rejected because the Valiants submitted paperwork too late.
The Sentinel newspaper reports that Keith Ryder has now signed contracts and agreements with the Football League regarding his takeover of Port Vale FC and that all that is required for the deal to be completed is for the Football League to sign the documents.
The Sentinel newspaper claims that Keith Ryder’s takeover of Port Vale FC moved another step closer after the potential owner and the city council reached agreement over the so-called “Vale Park covenant” According to the newspaper, the delay in Ryder’s takeover was due to a dispute over the wording of an agreement regarding what future commercial development […]
Keith Ryder’s proposed takeover of Port Vale looks set to drag onto into next week and possibly beyond after the Football League claimed that they were “still waiting for a response” to their request for more information about the preferred bidder’s business plans for the club.
Keith Ryder’s takeover of Port Vale FC could be on hold for up to three weeks after the Football League board asked for more information, the Sentinel reports.
Port Vale’s administrators say that the club is unlikely to be able to make loan signings despite the impending loss of defender Lee Collins. Administrator Bob Young has asked the Football League whether Vale can make loan signings, but has been told the request would only be considered if the number of senior players on […]
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.
Vale columnist Martin Tideswell is highly critical of the response of footballing authorities, the local MP and the city council to Vale’s current situation. He feels that these organisations could all intervene to help but they “have all been told what is going on and done nothing. They fiddle and talk in platitudes while Vale […]