Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chris Powell: It’s Time To Face Up To The Facts

It’s been a horrible start to the season. One of the worst in recent memory. Two home losses, another narrowly escaped. And now a 3-0 hammering at the hands of Burnley. Through it all some questionable selections and decisions from … Continue reading

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LINE-UPS: Burnley v Charlton 28/09/13 – Cousins Starts

  Charlton re-call Jordan Cousins and Mark Gower to their starting XI, while Cameron Stewart is given his first start in the fixture vs Burnley.

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5 Players Who Deserve A Chance Against Burnley

In the fixtures that preceded Saturday’s nightmare, Charlton’s performances hadn’t been that bad, so talk of ringing the changes might sound a little premature. Then again, the performance against Millwall was that bad, so perhaps Powell will be looking at his squad to see … Continue reading

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The Opposition View: Millwall Fan On Lomas, Bailey & The Valley

I asked @CBL_Magazine a few questions about Millwall and Steve “F**k Off” Lomas ahead of tomorrow’s derby… 1) Steve Lomas – what did you think of the appointment?  Initially I had the same sensation that you’d have if you lost … Continue reading

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Spanners, Anoraks, Toolboxes & Trainspotters – A Millwall Fan On The Derby

This piece was originally published in Valley Talk Fanzine #1. If you like what you read and want more good Charlton content, you’ll have to buy the fanzine (available here) as no more will be published online. So, in preparation … Continue reading

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LINE-UPS: Charlton v Huddersfield 17/09/13

Charlton line up against Huddersfield with one change from Saturday’s fixture against Huddersfield.

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Lessons From Watford: We’ve Finally Found Our Best Midfield & More

Tough looking away fixture – great Charlton performance. It’s almost become routine from Chris Powell’s side and it was no different at Watford on Saturday. The Hornets are the Championship’s top-scorers, yet we managed to largely restrict them to long … Continue reading

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3-5-2: Everything You Need To Know About Charlton’s Current Tactical Set Up

With Charlton making the switch to a 3-5-2 to great effect against Leicester, I asked tactics-head Rob Brown to talk us through the pros, cons and history behind the formation. Want to look smart in the pub or in the stands? Have … Continue reading

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Chris Solly: More Than Just A Footballer

Not since Scott Parker has the announcement of a contract extension triggered such unbridled joy amongst Charlton fans. The news that Chris Solly has committed his future to the club for a further four years is the absolute pinnacle to … Continue reading

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Ex-Man United Winger Comes In, Green Goes Franchise & Piggot Signs On

  In stark contrast to the hype and bombast surrounding the big Premier League deals of the day, Charlton’s “DEADLINE DAY – LIVE!” was slightly more understated. Although, if we’re being honest, it was a far more eventful and far … Continue reading

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