Posts Tagged "Port Vale"

A Good Time To Bury Bad News For Port Vale

By on Jan 4, 2012 in English League Football, Finance | 6 comments

It is virtually impossible to forecast the next misdemeanour, potential or otherwise, to emerge from Port Vale’s boardroom, without descending into the realms of bad-taste fantasy (one of the major protagonists revealing themselves to be a woman trapped in a man’s body, for example). Presumably believing Christmas to be “a week to bury bad news,” Vale...

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Port Vale: Blue Skies Or Grey Clouds Ahead?

By on Dec 9, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 7 comments

Clucking bell. Again. Remember that “£8m” investment deal between Port Vale and American synthetic pitch manufacturers Blue Sky International (BS).  You do? Well, apparently that puts you one-up on Hank Julicher – who just happens to be BS’s Chief Executive, so really ought to remember, if the deal ever existed in the first place. This week’s Port...

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Port Vale – (Yet More) Secrets & Lies

By on Dec 4, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 5 comments

I was going to have a quiet weekend. Write some stuff about Everton. Catch up on the latest fun and frolics at Rangers, with Wilfrid Hyde-White’s distant cousin Craig “I have nothing to” Hyde-White. And watch a Gaelic Football match in North-West London. Then a certain well-informed supporters’ web-site in the Staffordshire area suggested 200% “take a...

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Port Vale… Not Again?

By on Nov 17, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Yes, again. Last month, I started what I hoped was an epilogue to Port Vale’s takeover saga. Then Plymouth Argyle’s concluding fortunes took priority and Vale took their place lower down the article queue. But not before I wrote the following: So, farewell, then, internal strife at Port Vale. For now, anyway. As, hopefully, predicted in these pages...

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Port Vale – Bullet The Blue Sky

By on Sep 28, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

After months of turmoil – preceded by years of worry and struggle – Port Vale’s tale could be nearing a happy ending, provided the right protagonists hold their nerve and the decision-makers do something like ‘the right thing.’ When last we were in Burslem, boardroom changes were afoot, with the prospect of two new directors, both popular with supporters campaigning...

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