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 […]
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 has reported what many fans fear – that Port Vale FC could be on the brink of administration. This weekend, the Football League imposed a transfer embargo, which meant former Vale player Chris Birchall was unable to make his return to the club against Northampton Town.
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.
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 […]
In his latest column, OVF founder Rob Fielding says the last twelve months have included some of the club’s darkest moments and have truly been an annus horriblis. But Fielding hopes that with a united fanbase and a renewed determination to remove the board, 2012 will finally herald a brighter era for the club.
In his latest column, OVF founder Rob Fielding says that the forthcoming removal of Perry Deakin and Peter Miller from the CEO and Chairman roles, while welcome, do not represent closure for the vast majority of Port Vale supporters. Fielding says that fans will only be happy when the entire board has been removed from […]
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 […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding argues that the club need to stop hiding behind their “no comment” statement on the Blue Sky International (BSI) investment and face the fans’ questions. Fielding argues that it’s in the club’s best interests to face the fans at Thursday’s Supporters Club meeting, but he won’t […]