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Paul Wildes was a businessman who was part of a group which took over Port Vale in 2012. He was chairman for a spell before being bought out by Norman Smurthwaite.
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Port Vale chairman Paul Wildes says that although recent arrivals Lee Hughes and Darren Purse are at the veteran stage of their career the club may now look to bring in some more players with potential to improve in the future.
OVF founder Rob Fielding has been impressed with Port Vale Chairman Paul Wildes’ use of social media to communicate with the fans. Fielding says it shows “how the revolution at Vale Park is rapidly gaining momentum.”
Port Vale’s 252 day spell in administration is finally over after Paul Wildes and business partner Norman Smurthwaite completed their takeover of the club on Tuesday.
Norman Smurthwaite, who along with Paul Wildes is the preferred bidder to take over the club, has told the Sentinel that he expects to complete the takeover of Port Vale ahead of the game with Bristol Rovers.
OVF founder Rob Fielding agrees with an approach of “cautious optimism” for preferred bidder Paul Wildes and comments that even though the Supporters Club and Martin Tideswell have used the same phrase “nevertheless, I still think it’s worth reiterating.”