08 Dec 2015
Port Vale up for sale
24 Dec 2013
Vale chairman admits budget was ambitious
23 Dec 2013
New financial problems at Port Vale
Port Vale have encountered a number of financial problems in recent years. Their finances are under the spotlight after chairman Norman Smurthwaite told football agents the club is unable to currently pay money owed to them.
30 Oct 2013
Supporters criticise Newcastle press ban
Newcastle United Supporters Trust have reacted strongly to the banning of leading local newspapers by the club after their coverage of a protest march. It is clear that they are unhappy with the way in which Mike Ashley is running the club.
30 Apr 2013
Cheap shirts deal for Pompey fans
Portsmouth fans and staff have signed a £10,000 deal with new replica kit partner Sondico. The cheque – which will be used to purchase 10 community shares – was the first instalment of revenue from the ‘In Pompey We Trust’ commemorative t-shirt
16 Dec 2012
Vale Park home for Sky Blues?
Port Vale's ground is the latest alternative home to emerge for Coventry City should they leave the Ricoh Arena. Vale Park is 70 miles from Coventry, although accessible via the M6. Vale chief executive Norman Smurthwaite was born
21 Nov 2012
Port Vale out of administration
Port Vale have exited administration after the £1.25m takeover by Paul Wildes and his business partner was completed. The historic club entered administration in March with debts of £2.69m and required help from Stoke City Council to
16 Oct 2012
Sleeping giant or dysfunctional club?
Port Vale fans deserve some luck and they may have got it in the shape of Alchemy Investment Group, named today as the preferred bidder to take the Burslem club out of adminstration
The latest issue of Four Four Two has a feature
30 Sep 2012
Port Vale sale in October?
The administrator of Port Vale, Bob Young of Begbies Traynor, is hopeful that a deal that can take the club out of administration will be agreed in October. Three contenders have emerged to buy the club with others in the wings.
05 Apr 2012
Surprise purchaser of Port Vale
Lancashire businessman Keith Ryder has been named as the surprise preferred choice to take Port Vale out of administration.
Ryder, who has worked in the financial services and property development industries