Johnnie Jackson takes charge of Charlton tonight for the game against Bristol Rovers. After Chris Wilder left Sheffield United, his 'emotional' side lost 5-0 at Leicester on Sunday. The mood in the Charlton dressing room is doubtless more mixed and at least Jackson knows the few strengths and many limitations of the squad.
Rovers and Charlton are two places apart in the form table. It looks as if Rovers may be without former Leamington ace Alex Rodman who is one of their better players. He strained a muscle on Saturday. Former Leamington striker Colby Bishop scored two against us for Accrington and we can do without any more encounters with the Brakes' Football League production line.
Away from home, the Gas have won three, drawn five and lost eight. They have not won at The Valley for sixty years.
I had this down as a 2-0 win at the start of the year and we may still be able to achieve that, but these are uncertain times.