THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

PortVale24 October ~ Burslem, in Staffordshire, is known chiefly for three things: having one of the few league clubs not named after a town or city, being the birthplace of the hot tub and, last but not least, pots. Most are aware of facts one and three, but precious few are aware of fact two, sandwiched uncomfortably between fact one and fact three like a shopgirl wedged just beneath the eyeline of two large men holding a post mortem on their most recent meeting in a packed underground carriage. Read more

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