Tag Archives: Charlton Athletic
Alan Curbishley

The Interview – Alan Curbishley: “The British manager is being squeezed out of English football.”

It is now approaching eight years since Alan Curbishley last strolled out onto the touchline as manager of a football club. For those who remember him, sat there in dugouts at The Valley, Upton Park and around the country for 17 years, this seems almost incredible, so ingrained is the Forest Gate-born 58-year-old in the […]

Charlie Austin Southampton

Charlie and the Championship Talent Factory… Are lower league players back en vogue?

Approximately £21 million has been spent on Championship talent by Premier League teams so far this January transfer window – approaching 25% of the 20 teams’ total transfer spend. The likes of Jamie Vardy and Dele Alli have shown there is talent to be found in England’s lower divisions, but who has made the leap this […]

Top 10 Premier League young talents in 2015/16

Bellerin, Stones, Ibe… The JF60 2016: Top 10 best Premier League young talents to watch in 2015/16

We’ve reviewed 2014/15’s most exciting young players to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now it’s time for us to announce the Just Football 60 Class of 2015/16 – the lowdown on the 60 best young players to watch in Europe this season. Here are 10 Premier League […]

Jonjo Shelvey to Liverpool: Views of a Charlton season ticket holder

Jonjo Shelvey to Liverpool: Views of a Charlton season ticket holder

In April 2010, Liverpool won the race to sign Charlton Athletic’s highly-rated teenage midfielder Jonjo Shelvey for an initial £1.7 million fee. Charlton season ticket holder J.D. North watched the young starlet rise through the ranks at The Valley. Here he offers Just Football his thoughts on Shelvey the player, comparisons to Steven Gerrard, and the time […]

Charlton Athletic Relegated To League One

Delight and despair – Lee Hughes celebrates the goal that relegated Charlton (Tom Dulat/Getty) As relegations go there can’t be too many more painful than Charlton’s to League One this weekend. 2-0 up against Blackpool in a game The Addicks had to win to prolong their bid for survival, Charlton Athletic then threw it all […]

The Valley Of Discontent – Charlton Athletic In Trouble

On the final day of the 2005/2006 Premier League season Charlton Athletic made the journey to Old Trafford to play Manchester United. Sitting comfortably in mid-table, the game was most notable for being Addicks manager Alan Curbishley’s final game in charge of the South East London club. After fifteen years of steady and admirable progress […]

Charlton Athletic vs West Bromwich Albion – The Race for Promotion

Although Sky’s massively hyped Super Duper Grand Slam Dunking Great Sunday hogged all the headlines in England over the weekend, elsewhere in the Championship another important game took place involving two sides desperately trying to make it into the Premiership for next season. In a repeat of their FA Cup 3rd round clash Charlton Athletic […]