Monday, 26 June 2017

New boy was recommended by Lookman's agent

New Charlton player Tariqe Fosu was recommended to Karl Robinson by Ademola Lookman's agent. Robinson says that Fosu has a little bit of arrogance about him, but in the right way. His clips on You Tube don't do him justice: From the Lookman stable

Fosu says that Charlton are a 'massive' club which suggests that he hasn't been to The Valley recently.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Bad owners do go

Congratulations to Leyton Orient fans on getting rid of their Italian owner and being taken over by a consortium headed by a lifelong fan: Leyton Orient

Orient fans have worked tirelessly for this outcome.

Getting rid of players is difficult

Igor Vetokele is to join Sint Truiden next season, it is not clear whether this is a loan or a permanent move, but with Roland owning both clubs that is of little importance: On His Way

With season ticket sales flagging, the club is keen to offload players given long contracts. However, no one seems to want Naby Sarr, while efforts are also being made to find a home for the highest paid player at The Valley, Jorge Teixeira.

VOTV editor Rick Everitt has tweeted that Katrien Meire is still paying over the going rate, so 'let's hope the signings are the right ones this time.'

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Clubs chase Ricky Holmes

Charlton have knocked back a new bid for Ricky Holmes and more than one club is chasing him: Bid rejected

Keeping him is essential to any chance of success next season.

Campaign to start against Gasheads

Charlton face Bristol Rovers at home in their opening fixture of the 2017-18 season. They then make the long journey down to Plymouth: Fixtures

The home fixture against Portsmouth is close to the date of the historic December 5th meeting which saw the return to The Valley.

Monday, 19 June 2017

Kashi is back

Ahmed Kashi, one of the most talented signings made under the current regime, is to start pre-season training later this month. Karl Robinson has put his midfielder signing plans on hold until it becomes clear how ready Kashi is: Ahmed Kashi

One fan has commented on Twitter, 'Another excuse for Duchatelet not to spend money. Kashi's fitness record is diabolical.'

Reading fringe player Tariqe Fosu has signed for Charlton. The winger spent most of last year with Colchester United: Tariq Fosu

Friday, 16 June 2017

Mark Marshall signed

Charlton have signed Bradford winger Mark Marshall. He is from London and is keen to return home: Mark Marshall

Katrien Meire broke her vow of silence to comment on the signing.