"Some people might think coming here might not be the wisest decision, but this club has got a real heartbeat. It is just that heartbeat is not loud enough at the minute. But it will be," Russell Slade has told the Evening Standard.
'Russell Slade is two months into the job of fixing a broken club. The 55-year-old knew it would be a big challenge to rescue Charlton but it was only after he took over that he realised the size of his task. Slade was appointed to stabilise the Addicks after they were relegated to League One following a disastrous season in the Championship.'
'He took over a club in a spiral of decline. Supporters have watched Charlton crumble in recent years and protests against controversial owner Roland Duchatelet has seen the atmosphere turn toxic.'
Full article at: Club's heartbeat