Fan posts on Level Playing Fields website
The following comments were posted onto the Level Paying Fields website by a Wolves fan, Darren, after visiting Vale park for our recent League One encounter against Wolves with his son.
Match: Port Vale v Wolves 31/08/2013
"Best to pre book parking in advance of the day, contact Port Vale ticket office.
"Due to the large contingent of away fans we were given the whole of the away end plus the carpark behind but many who turned up were refused access so if you dont book you will need to take your chances around the ground.
"I was a little concerned when I first booked my wheelchair tickets ,plus my son, as I was informed that the disabled area is in the corner of the home end, the otherside of the ground from the away fans.
"We arrived early and parked up right by the entrance to the disabled stand.
"On entering we were pleasantly surprised.The whole area is modern and has disabled toilets and refreshment areas ,as you enter the ground. We were met by a pleasant lady who took us up the ramps to the viewing platform which gave an amazing view of the pitch. The area was spacious and each wheelchair has its own bay with seats behind for carers/family. The area is mixed with home and away supporters but only disabled allowed in there. The lady then produced teamsheets for us and informed us that she would be there should we need anything.
"All in all the best disabled facilities that I have been to and that includes grounds in the premier league and championship, so well done Port Vale FC.
"The match ended (won 3-1) and leaving the area is very easy.
"There was a little trouble after the game around the ground, hence the reason to pre book parking. This was caused by a mindless minority of home fans, so the police stopped us leaving the carpark and when we did get away we had to go into town first to find our way home.
"Port Vale are a nice family club and make you feel welcome, like I said a mindless few try to spoil it for them.
"Definately go its well worth it."