Tag: Martin Tideswell
Prominent Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that there’s no need to panic after the home defeat to Gillingham as “it’s best to get beat by the team at the top rather than the bottom of the division”. However, he does wonder whether the Vale should be “playing people in their best positions” and therefore […]
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says the takeover saga is turning Port Vale into a “laughing stock” and that “incredibly poor handling of this takeover by all three parties from a public relations perspective, in terms of deadlines set and broken and the non-existent communications with Port Vale’s fans, has severely damaged their reputation […]
Influential Port Vale columnist and a member of the Port Vale Supporters Club’s committee, Martin Tideswell says that while the recent delay in waiting for the Keith Ryder takeover to be completed is “frustrating” there is no need for fans to “see demons” or panic.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that as he waits for a brighter future to begin later this week, he remains “very grateful that ordinary supporters at Port Vale rose up against the self-serving few who were pillaging our club and treating its customers with contempt.”
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that “disappointing as this news is, the departure of two of Vale’s better players is not, as some would have you believe, the end of the world.”
To kick off our end of season review, we’ve been looking through the news archives and compiled our top ten list of Port Vale quotes this season.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says it’s time to end the barrage of bad language from the Vale Park stands as “you still hear some appalling things on the terraces” and “frankly I’m appalled at some of the industrial language and the abuse.”
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that he’s been impressed with preferred bidder Keith Ryder and says that “more to this unassuming businessman than meets the eye.” Tideswell feels that Ryder’s main aim should be increasing attendances at Vale Park, while he also adds that Mo Chaudry’s recent comments have been “unhelpful.”
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that although Vale fans need to approach the open meeting with an open mind, but the meeting is also “about demonstrating to the preferred bidder that Port Vale is a club with heart and no little potential.”
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that as long as Keith Ryder is straight with Port Vale fans, he can expect their support, but “he treats the fans with contempt or tries to pull the wool over their eyes then he will face an almighty rebellion.”
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell says that “we have to accept that some Port Vale fans will never be happy.” Tideswell adds: “I would have thought that everyone would realise there is still a need for us all to be pulling in the same direction.
Influential Port Vale columnist Martin Tideswell has echoed the views of OVF’s Rob Fielding in urging fans to weigh up the merits of all the bids that have been submitted for Port Vale FC.
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. […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding writes that an OVF poll showing over 95% of fans have no faith in the current board is a “damning assessment of the current board. Fielding argues that “it looks like another huge wedge has been driven between the board and fans” and that “the board […]