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Jordan Cousins: An appreciation

This column originally appeared in the 27/02/2015 edition of the South London Press. The other week I was asked who was my Player of the Year so far. I was stumped. Earlier in the season there had been some runaway … Continue reading

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Roland Duchatelet’s unhappy congregation

At Roland Duchatelet’s first press conference as Charlton owner, one of the Belgian’s statements stood out and gave me great hope for the future of our club. Duchatelet described the experience of belonging to a football club as a kind … Continue reading

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Lessons in leadership for Guy Luzon

I’d like to think we’re a pretty accepting bunch, us Charlton fans. For example: It had been less than a week since the adored Chris Powell was sacked when I first heard fans rallying around his replacement. The “Jose Riga … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: The inside story behind Guy Luzon’s appointment as head coach

Revealed! The inside scoop of how Guy Luzon was appointed*: The Valley sat deathly still and silent on a cold January night in South London. Darkness enveloped the stadium, save for one small window were a soft glow continued to … Continue reading

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SLP Column: Why December will be crucial in Charlton’s season

For the first four months of the season, Charlton fans have dared to dream. In public utterances expectations have been mellowed, ambitions have been dulled. But we’ve all glanced at the league table and our proximity to the summit and … Continue reading

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SLP Column: Charlton fans shouldn’t write off George Tucudean because of one miss vs Millwall

Two weeks ago we watched Charlton draw another frustrating blank against Millwall. As expected, Bob Peeters’ side were superior in every department apart from finishing – a fact best summed up by George Tucudean’s late fluffed chance. At approximately 94 … Continue reading

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Ooh Scotty Parker: Why I won’t be booing my former hero at Fulham

When Charlton fans travel to Craven Cottage tonight, special attention will likely be given to one man in particular. Despite the fact it’s been over a decade since the two parted ways, our match against Fulham will mark just the … Continue reading

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Charlton 0 – 0 Middlesbrough: Bob’s boys fire a blank

Charlton 0 – 0 Middlesbrough. You’ll have forgotten it ever happened by Sunday morning. Bob Peeters’ Charlton side failed to score for the first time in the Championship as Charlton toiled in a stop-start game. For a club that so … Continue reading

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Charlton given cause for confidence from Bob Peeters’ first week

Just over a week ago, Charlton fans had vey little idea of what to make of Bob Peeters and his new-look team. A totally unfamiliar manager led out a largely unfamiliar team to play Brentford at Griffin Park last Saturday. … Continue reading

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Why I don’t begrudge Diego Poyet for leaving Charlton

Diego Poyet has left Charlton. Deep down, we all knew it was coming didn’t we? We could dream and hope for the best but football always has that awful potential to let you down.

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