Norman Smurthwaite

Port Vale Christmas Presents

We recently asked a selection of die-hard Vale supporters their opinions on things Vale-related, and as it is Christmas I thought, ‘why not add your own answers Dave’? Gerard Austin, from Hartshill, is the club’s match photographer, a role he has undertaken for a number of years now. He attends all Vale’s home and away […]

Vale turn in another below par performance

Vale turn in another below par performance Vale arguably sunk to new depths in terms of the performance against a Stevenage side looking to consolidate their play-off place with what was a fairly comfortable win for the home side. Vale were never at the races, with the only good news the fact that the two […]

PREVIEW: Stevenage v Port Vale

PREVIEW: Stevenage v Port Vale Vale face another long away trip this weekend, probably feeling a little down after their recent mini revival came to a halt when they were beaten at home by promotion-seeking Accrington Stanley in midweek. Perhaps Vale would prefer to be on their travels – after all, they haven’t managed to […]

Vale fans await the new appointment

  Vale fans await the new appointment We recently asked a selection of die-hard Vale supporters their opinions on things Vale-related. Pete Lawton, from Sneyd Green, is a life-long fan and is a former Commercial Manager at Port Vale, having more than one spell at the club. Eddie Jackson, from Oakhill, has followed the club […]

PREVIEW: Luton Town v Port Vale

      Preview: Luton Town v Port Vale One could argue that Vale have reached a crisis point as they travel to Bedfordshire looking for a change of fortune that could potentially kick-start their season. In truth, not even a convincing victory at Kenilworth Road would get all of the doubters of the manager’s […]

Port Vale Chairman Norman Smurthwaite – Should He Stay or Should He Go?

Vale chairman Norman Smurthwaite has today said that Port Vale Football Club is “Up For Sale” “Smurf” said when speaking to local radio ”I just feel I’ve let the club down because I’ve tried to do everything myself, which meant cutting costs to put every available penny onto the pitch. “Clearly that must be wrong because […]