Port Vale Football Club has today announced it's found a new chairman.
The former chief executive of the club, Norman Smurthwaite, has taken over as chairman and sole owner of the club, following the departure of Paul Wildes on Friday.
The Burslem-based club is expecting up to 400 fans at tonight's Football Supporters Club Meeting where Norman will take questions.
These were the scenes at Vale Park after Port Vale's two-all draw with Northampton secured the Valiants promotion to League One.
Port Vale are on course to set a new league two attendance record for the season as fans snap up tickets for their home tie with Northampton. A win for Vale would see Micky Adam's side promoted.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident involving football fans on their way to a match.
Two Port Vale fans were taken to hospital after they were hit by a car as the waited in a taxi rank outside Rochdale train station.
Port Vale chairman Norman Smurthwaite tweeted yesterday:
We have 2 fans badly injured yesterday at Rochdale.Not much info my thoughts and concerns are with the 2 and their families at this time x
Police said: "Shortly after 2.45pm on Saturday 13 April 2013, a car that was travelling around the mini roundabout outside Rochdale Train Station collided with two men.
"A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He has been bailed until 14 July 2013 pending further inquiries."
An eyewitness told the Daily Mail: "Me and three mates got to Rochdale train station about 2.40pm on Saturday and ordered a taxi. While we were waiting a red car with three men inside sped into the rank and drove into the Port Vale fans.
"The car then sped off and the driver had a grin on his face."
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Port Vale 1 - 1 Aldershot - read the full report here
Port Vale Football Club is on a mission to recruit volunteers who can help clear snow from its pitch in time for Saturday's game against Aldershot Town.
Head Groundsman Steve Speed, is hoping volunteers will step forward today and tomorrow with wheelbarrows and friends who can spare time to help rid the pitch of snow.
Anybody who may be able to spare some time is being asked to report to Main Reception or the Railway Stand and ask for Steve Speed, who despite his name, can't remove snow from the ground on his own.
It has been confirmed this afternoon that 81-year old Bill Bell – the former Chairman of Port Vale FC – has died. He was chairman of the club between 1987 and 2002.
The Port Vale squad will be wearing black arm bands for the home fixture against Morecambe this Saturday, when the club will also be holding a minute’s applause.
Burton Albion 2 - 1 Torquay
Chesterfield 3 - 0 Northampton
Gillingham 1 - 2 Port Vale
Port Vale has signed Lee Hughes until the end of the season. He joins the club after leaving Notts County, and will play this Saturday against Gillingham.
He says he is excited to join a club steeped in football history, and is looking forward to helping them push for promotion.