Assistant manager Kevin Nugent has taken over first team duties until a new manager is appointed. Chris O'Loughlin has joined the coaching staff but will not be considered for the permanent managers job. Some Addicks think that he is already doing the job, but without the title.
A number of possible candidates have indicated interest, at least for the future. The most interesting of those is Jorge Costa, popular loan player and Millwall hater. In an interview, he said how much he had enjoyed his time at Charlton. The club still have a special place in his heart: The Tank
Another is former Burton Albion and QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, although according to Twitter he wants a break from managerial duties after leaving QPR: Hasselbaink
The bookies have it as a two horse race between Johnnie Jackson and Gary Caldwell, but fans have said that they would not like Jackson to be sacrificed in this way and his career brought to an ignominious end at the hands of the regime.