Monday, 26 April 2010

Reid: Leeds game holds no fears

KYEL Reid warned second-placed Leeds Charlton will be playing with nothing to lose in their promotion clash at The Valley on Saturday. [more]

Sunday, 25 April 2010

Exeter City v Charlton Athletic, 24/04/10

Match report for the 1-1 draw at St James' Park can be found here. Reaction - and a look ahead at Saturday's crucial clash against Leeds - from goalscorer Kyel Reid to come tomorrow.

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Charlton v Norwich, 17/04/10

Couple of pieces for the Shopper following Charlton's defeat to promoted Norwich this past Saturday:

CHARLTON hope to have their promotion hopes boosted by the return of key players from injury in time for the run-in. (read more)

DEON Burton is confident of playing a part in the remainder of Charlton’s run-in after shaking off a knee injury. (read more)

Saturday, 17 April 2010

Sam Bartram - The Story Of A Goalkeeping Legend (2010, Mike Blake)

In 2006, Mike Blake released a critically-acclaimed retrospect of Charlton legend Sam Bartram complete with classic photos, programme cover scans and all sorts of Bartram trivia. Re-released in 2010, the book is bigger, updated and packed full of even more nostalgic glory. You can find my exclusive review of the biography right here on the News Shopper website.

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Semedo enjoying best ever season at Charlton

JOSE Semedo could cap what he regards as his career-best season by earning promotion with Charlton as well as the club’s player of the year award. More

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Bailey: No more slip-ups

CHARLTON skipper Nicky Bailey admitted the Addicks cannot afford any more points dropped if they’re to remain contenders for the heavily contested second place in League One. Read more

Monday, 12 April 2010

Southampton v Charlton, 10/04/10

MICHAIL Antonio’s first-half strike gave Southampton a valuable three points and put a huge dent in Charlton’s automatic promotion hopes.
In a high energy game played to a cracking atmosphere all around St Marys Stadium, the Jamaican-born youngster fired home the decisive goal ten minutes before half-time to give manager Alan Pardew the last laugh on his former club. (Match report)
This game also featured my debut for the Football League Paper, and my report and manager match reactions graced p24-25 of the April 11th edition (see below). The first of many? Hope so.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Sodje hopes to overtake striker sibling

His goal made the difference as Charlton defeated Carlisle 1-0 at The Valley on Easter Monday, and he's now one goal shy of his brother, a striker, in the Addicks scoring charts this season. Centre-back Sam Sodje discusses friendly competition with Akpo and Saturday's trip to Southampton here.

Saturday, 3 April 2010

MK Dons v Charlton, 03/04/10

An on-the-final-whistle match report as well as reaction from boss Phil Parkinson on Charlton's hard-fought victory over the Dons at stadium:mk:

Forster's first nicks it for Addicks

Parky praises professional Addicks