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MOLD was the term given to a much-criticised Port Vale board with the term coming from the first letter of the surnames of the board members.
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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…”
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.”
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 comments that “supporters seeking change should be wary of the boardroom silence.” To find out why he is urging caution, read the rest of his latest “One Vale View” column.
In his latest column, OVF founder Rob Fielding ponders whether, in light of the email sent to Hank Julichier demanding payment for shares, the club’s solicitors need to be sending letters to two prominent club officials who have yet to prove proof of payment for their significant shareholdings. Port Vale CEO Perry Deakin was labelled […]
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 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 […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says that Tuesday’s statement from Port Vale FC and Wednesday’s Sentinel article have resulted in plenty of rumours and that “only the club can calm the speculation down and it can do that by clearly answering some of the key questions that fans have raised in […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says the recent silence from the club is worrying. Rob says “one of the key issues with the previous regime was the lack of open and honest communication” and if the club don’t re-engage with the supporters then they can hardly be surprised when the fans […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding reacts to the statements from Black and Gold and North London Valiants who have called an end to their protests. Rob says he “applauds the efforts of both groups” and their bravery in taking a stand against an unpopular board of directors.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says he thinks fans should not be judging the Blue Sky deal on the strength of a solitary press release. Rob doesn’t expect 100% approval for this latest opinion piece, far from it, but he stands by his claim that it is still too early to […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says that it’s only natural for fans to have questions and concerns about the club’s proposed deal with Blue Sky International. He suggests that fans are patient and wait for the board’s answers to their questions before rushing to make judgement, but he also implores the […]
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says that at first glance, the £8m investment deal with US consortium Blue Sky could be very good for Port Vale FC. But he also urges the board to continue with an honest and open dialogue with supporters.
In his latest “One Vale View” column, Rob Fielding says the board’s cut-price ticket offer and offers to talk to fans shows that SEO is working and the board are desperate for the campaign to stop. I am not surprised by Perry Deakin’s decision to offer cut-price tickets to the Crawley game. The CEO has […]
In Rob Fielding’s latest “One Vale View” column, he applauds one Vale fan’s brave decision to give up his season ticket, despite his sixty five years of support of the Valiants. It just so happens, that the Vale fan in question is his father and the man to whom the OVF website is dedicated…