Ryder's ownership approved
Keith Ryder's takeover of Port Vale has been ratified by the Football League and Football Association.
Lancashire businessman Ryder and the club's administrators Begbies-Traynor last week completed all the necessary paperwork, but the deal was still subject to approval.
That approval was granted on Friday afternoon.
The npower League Two club confirmed via a brief statement on their official website: "In accordance with Football League Regulation 94.1 - Publication of Ownership. Port Vale FC Ltd is owned 100% by Mr. Keith Ryder."