All posts tagged with: Charlton Athletic

Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Charlton Athletic Six Things: disciplined display

In a well-drilled performance of efficient pressing, clinical finishing from Blackburn saw them to a 2-0 victory over a one-dimensional Charlton side. Here’s six things from the game. Blackburn’s high-press Blackburn’s front men Dominic Samuel and Marcus Antonsson pressed effectively early on, at times looking more confident without the ball than with it. That wasn’t… Read more →

Bradford v Charlton: Clarke returns

When Mark Marshall and Billy Clarke swapped West Yorkshire for South London this summer, the former was tipped to be more important to Charlton Athletic’s promotion hopes. In fact, Marshall has only played 37 minutes of football due to injury, while Clarke has only missed 67. Karl Robinson’s decision to drop the latter to the… Read more →

League One Season Preview 2017-18

The last League One season saw Sheffield United secure the title, ending their six-year Championship exile as Bolton Wanderers cut short their own. The award for most dramatic promotion however, went to Millwall. Their fate was decided by two 85th minute winners: one to take the last play-off place on the final day, the other… Read more →

Charlton v Bury: Shakers to do the double?

This current disunity at Charlton Athletic is best evidenced by their performance at Bury on the opening day. A dour performance was compounded by Roger Johnson’s post-match confrontation with supporters. That was a defeat Charlton have never quite recovered from, having been stuck in midtable ever since. Bury have had a more topsy-turvy campaign. They… Read more →