The OVF editor says some criticism is justified but much of the manager’s work has been under appreciated by his critics.
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About Rob Page
The former Wales International joined the club as part of Micky Adams’ coaching team in 2011.
Initially a youth coach, he was promoted to the role of assistant manager after the departure of Geoff Horsfield in 2014. Later that year, Page took over as Port Vale manager when Adams departed.
He was manager of the Valiants for a two year spell bringing in the likes of Anthony Grant, Ben Purkiss, Jak Alnwick and Uche Ikpeazu before leaving to take up a similar managerial position at Northampton Town in the summer of 2016.
Manager Rob Page has suggested that veteran Michael Brown will keep his place in the starting eleven even though Anthony Grant is available for selection.
Manager Rob Page has hailed “talented” AJ Leitch-Smith and called the striker a “massive part” of his long-term plans.
Port Vale manager Rob Page says he wants to add a new forward to Vale’s squad after opting not to extend Uche Ikpeazu’s loan spell.
It’s probably fair to say that the jury’s out on Vale’s performance at the half-way stage and here are some possible areas of improvement.
Manager Rob Page has laid down the gauntlet to striker Uche Ikpeazu and told the forward “tell me by your actions that I have to start you next week and I have to keep you until the end of the season.”
Manager Rob Page admitted it had been a difficult week for the players but hoped that the performance against Scunthorpe started to make up for their poor defeat to Exeter.
Port Vale manager Rob Page is one of four nominations for the November League One manager of the month award.
A clearly furious Rob Page says his players “let themselves down and the club down” and that he was “very angry” with the performance.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite says his comments to a group on a supporters coach were misinterpreted and he is not poised to sack manager Rob Page.
Manager Rob Page says that the club will not appeal the red card that was given to captain Carl Dickinson on Saturday.