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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Belgian businessman Roland Duchâtelet owns many clubs throughout Europe – including Charlton Athletic – but does he have the Addicks’ best interests at heart?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]