Port Vale manager Micky Adams has moved to reassure fans that he is not seeking to engineer a move away from the club. Adams’ post-match remarks caused media speculation that the manager was upset with the administration of the club after he told reporters that: “I’m taking legal advice, and we’ll see where we go […]
Following Director Mike Lloyd’s claim that the board were only partially to blame for the club’s finances and that fans’ protests and historic debt also contributed, CEO Perry Deakin has now claimed that former Chairman Bill Bratt is also to blame. Deakin is the second member of the board to have expressed sorrow over the […]
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 […]
OVF founder Rob Fielding says in his latest column, that while he’s delighted at the Sentinel’s investigations into Port Vale FC, the local radio station is lagging behind. According to Rob, Radio Stoke is “an organisation which is meant to provide value for its licence payers, but which seemingly cannot or will not ask the […]
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 former Chairman Bill Bratt is wrong if he thinks simply resigning as Port Vale Chairman will “unite” the fans. Fielding argues that merely changing titles from Chairman to Director will not appease the pro-change movement who want all three Directors to leave the boardroom.
The Sentinel newspaper reports that former Port Vale directors Bill Bratt (pictured) and Stan Meigh have held talks with potential investors in the club. Meigh, former Vale chairman Bratt and current director Glenn Oliver met the two men at the Moat House Hotel on Festival Park before Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat by AFC Wimbledon.
Sentinel columnist and life-long Vale supporter Phil Sherwin believes some members of the board are “totally deluded” if they think their continued presence on the board is helping the club. Sherwin adds that he believes their continued presence is actually making things worse, not better.
Port Vale could potentially lose up to 14 first-team players in the summer after manager Micky Adams confirmed that contract talks have been put on hold. The Sentinel newspaper also claims that key players, such as top scorer Marc Richards, have been asked to take pay cuts if they extend their stay at the club.
The Sentinel claims that a document shows that BSI were to pay for the shareholdings of Perry Deakin and Peter Miller – in what appears to be a clear breach of the club shareholding rules. A document obtained by The Sentinel reveals that the US company was to fund the purchase of shares worth £500,000 […]