Category: Football

Floyd Road Rollercoaster

They never make it easy for the supporters . Every football club’s fans probably make that claim . The difference is with Charlton it is true . As was proved beyond doubt at the Valley on Friday night. Charlton v Doncaster Rovers League One Play Off Semi Final 2nd leg – CAFC 2-1 up .…

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Trending At The Valley

Back at the Valley with full cast come to witness the trouncing of current trending stars of Netflix – Sunderland. Annoyingly they hadn’t read the script and scored in 1 min 50 seconds. Dampener. Then it emerged Charlton didn’t have a midfield, misplaced centre halves all over the shop. Retreated to Bartrams and when we…

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Eni Trumps Cundy Any Day

Jason Cundy found himself in a conversation with Piers Morgan this morning in which he attempted to justify why he preferred male commentators . Why is this a matter of discussion in 2018?  Deeply disturbing that this inchoate sexism is still incoherently bumbling around . Personally I am  fed up with superannuated footballers living off…

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Red Balloons At Shrewsbury

We arrived at Shrewsbury with high hopes and red balloons. After about 70 minutes the balloons and our hopes were burst . Dozens of Charlton fans were reeling from the effects of pepper spray deployed by the police with all the experimental zeal of children in the playground trying out a new water pistol .…

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Death of a Dream at Bolton

20 April 2016 Some curious extraterrestrial force sucked the atmosphere out of the Macron Stadium. The most exciting moment of the match was when at 40 minutes there was a flourishing of lights from the Bolton fans’ phones for reasons that escaped me ……..the players were resigned to their fate and our Championship status was…

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The Only Good Thing…….

9 April 2016 The highpoint of the afternoon turned out to be parking unbelievably close to Loftus Road . The faint flame of hope finally flickered out for CAFC . Three performances that deserved 9 points other than the Achilles Heel – not converting chances . So barring a miracle it’s League 1 next season

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