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It’s not easy being a Charlton fan…

There’s a lot of talk going on around The Valley, most of which is to do with the Chairman, Roland Duchatalet.  Sadly this isn’t mentioned in the press and most people still see Charlton as ‘that club who used to … Continue reading

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Is there any magic left in the FA Cup?

Growing up I was always told the FA Cup was some magical competition where third division underdogs can beat Premier League superstars and heroes are born. It didn’t take very long as a Charlton fan to have this optimism about … Continue reading

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Some things never change!

So another derby day comes and goes, and all the expectations and excitement turn into disappointment and despair once again.  The stupid thing is I knew this was going to happen because I’ve seen it so many times before.  Sadly … Continue reading

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There’s only two Boris Johnsons?

On a day when literally everything that could have happened, did happen, it seems strange to be writing about an opposition player that didn’t even play the full 90 minutes but I think the story of Will Hughes will be … Continue reading

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Bradley Pritchard – living the dream!

Every boy wants to be a professional footballer when they’re growing up, but for most of us that dream dies at some point as we grow up. Whether it’s at about 18 when you realise you’re just not going to … Continue reading

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There’s method behind my madness!

Anyone who has had the displeasure of watching a football game with me will know there are a few statements I make during a match that seem outrageous. The prime example is my well known “fact” that left footed penalty … Continue reading

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Oh I do love playing away!

There was a time when an away game was something to be feared.  Your side would have to enter the proverbial lion’s den and take on a side with hoards of fans behind them.  It was almost mission impossible to … Continue reading

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