According to South London Press sources, Chris Powell was the Australians' first choice as manager. However, he recently joined Southend United and I do not think that 'back to the future' would be a good idea.
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Charlton will derive no benefit from Nick Pope's rise to the England squad as there was no clause in the transfer contract about international appearances.