Media Watch

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Rounding up the latest Charlton discussion in the local and national media...

Monday, December 11th 

The News Shopper reported on Saturday’s match against Portsmouth at The Valley

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15712311.Report__Charlton_0_Portsmouth_1__Addicks_lose_on_25th_anniversary_back_at_the_Valley/

They have also published their player ratings

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15712312.Player_ratings_from_Charlton___s_defeat_to_Portsmouth/

The South London Press also reported on the match

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-players-fail-to-deliver-as-25th-anniversary-celebrations-muted-by-defeat-to-portsmouth/

The Portsmouth News write that Pompey spoiled Charlton’s anniversary party on Saturday

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/football/pompey/pompey-spoil-addicks-party-1-8283780

ESPN have written similar

http://www.espnfc.co.uk/report?gameId=484006

Kent Live have published their player ratings

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/charlton-athletic-0-1-portsmouth-903056

The South London Press have published Karl Robinson’s reaction from Saturday

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/karl-robinson-floored-by-charlton-athletics-defeat-to-portsmouth/

In the News Shopper, Karl Robinson speaks about the depth of his squad, following comments made by Kenny Jackett

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15712376.Robinson_hits_back_at_Portsmouth_manager_s_claim_about_Charlton_s_squad_depth/

Also in the South London Press, Karl Robinson speaks about the decision not to play Karlan Ahearne-Grant

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/addicks-chief-it-was-not-a-tough-call-to-switch-in-form-attacker-out-of-side/

In the News Shopper, Karl Robinson says he feels like he let Charlton fans down on Saturday

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15712390.Robinson__I___ve_let_down_Charlton_fans_today/

Sky Sports reported on the game

http://www.skysports.com/football/charlton-vs-portsmth/report/375415

The News Shopper have written about the five things they learned from Saturday

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15712537.Five_things_we_learned_from_Charlton_0_Portsmouth_1/

Friday, December 8th

BBC London spoke with Manager Karl Robinson and Club Secretary Chris Parkes ahead of tomorrow’s anniversary game. You can watch from 19.45mins onwards

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09hbm82/london-news-evening-news-07122017

The South London Press have written about Charlton’s fight to return to The Valley

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/how-the-battle-was-won-charlton-athletic-fc-25-years-back-at-the-valley/

Kent Live have published an injury update

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/injury-boost-charlton-athletic-ahead-889838

The South London Press have done similar

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-duo-to-miss-portsmouth-match/

In the News Shopper, Karl Robinson speaks about supporters who may not attend Saturday’s game

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15707840.Charlton_manager_explains_why_he_respects_boycotting_fans_ahead_of_25th_anniversary_game_against_Portsmouth/

Karl Robinson says that he knows exactly who he’d like to sign in the January transfer window

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/charlton-athletic-boss-karl-robinson-890033

On Kent Live, Karl Robinson speaks about his future amid recent takeover rumours

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/new-owner-charlton-athletic-id-890230

The Portsmouth News report that Pompey captain Brett Pitman is likely to return for Saturday’s game at The Valley

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/sport/football/pompey/injury-update-pompey-captain-back-for-charlton-trip-1-8280669

The News Shopper write that Karlan Ahearne-Grant is in contention to start on Saturday

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15708346.In_form_Charlton_winger_is_in_contention_to_start_against_Portsmouth/

In the South London Press, Karl Robinson pays tribute to Charlton supporters who fought to get the club back to The Valley

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/karl-robinson-charlton-athletic-fans-showed-how-special-they-are-by-fighting-for-valley-return/

Also in the SLP, Karl Robinson admits that a takeover could mean the end of his Charlton career

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-takeover-would-be-the-end-of-my-valley-career-manager-karl-robinson/

The News Shopper write similar

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15709398.Karl_Robinson___s_Charlton_future_will_be_up_in_the_air_if_Roland_Duchatelet_sells/

The South London Press have published another article about the Charlton’s fight to get back home

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/politics-the-media-and-fan-power-was-the-rocket-fuel-to-bring-charlton-athletic-back-to-the-valley/

Also in the SLP, Karl Robinson speaks about Charlton’s fixture schedule

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/karl-robinson-it-is-ridiculous-what-charlton-athletic-have-been-demanded-to-do/

Thursday, December 7th

In the News Shopper, Colin Walsh talks about buying a house near The Valley, even before the club’s SE7 return

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15706185.Charlton_legend_Colin_Walsh_on_buying_house_near_Valley_despite_exile_and_Selhurst_Park_fines/

On Kent Live, Karl Robinson says that he is proud of his young players following Tuesday’s Checkatrade win 

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/proud-karl-robinson-hails-charltons-884494

Also on Kent Live, they have published their player ratings from the match at the Liberty Stadium

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/swansea-city-u21s-2-3-885095

Again on Kent Live, Karl Robinson hails the Charlton fans that travelled to Wales on Tuesday night

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/robinson-hails-travelling-charlton-fans-885433

The BBC have reported on the news that Dean Lewington is training with Charlton 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42252569

ITV have also reported on the news

http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2017-12-06/dean-lewington-mk-dons-allow-out-of-favour-captain-to-train-at-charlton-athletic/

The News Shopper have taken quotes from a Valley Pass interview with Reeco Hackett-Fairchild

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15705125.Charlton_striker_targets_regular_first_team_spot/

Get Surrey report that Regan Charles-Cook is set to return to his loan club Woking 

http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/charlton-youngster-return-woking-ahead-14001895

Wednesday, December 6th

In the South London Press, Richard Murray says Charlton’s return to The Valley in 1992 saved the club from oblivion 

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/saved-from-oblivion-murray-return-to-valley-25-years-ago-was-vital/

In-form striker Karlan Ahearne-Grant says he feels full of confidence at the moment

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-attacker-is-full-of-confidence-after-strike-against-afc-wimbledon/

The South London Press have published a brief report from Tuesday night’s Checkatrade Trophy win at Swansea City

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-into-last-16-of-the-efl-trophy-as-hackett-fairchild-double-helps-see-off-swansea-city/

West London Sport link Charlton and Queens Park Rangers with Wealdstone winger Abobaker Eisa

http://www.westlondonsport.com/qpr/football-qpr-charlton-athletic-oxford-united-eisa-051217

The News Shopper write that supporters are forming a political party in Belgium

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15701578.Protesting_Charlton_fans_form__Roland_Out_Today__political_party_in_Belgium/

Tuesday, December 5th

The News Shopper takes a look at where the players that played in the first game back at The Valley are now

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15701590.Where_are_they_now__Charlton_team_that_won_first_game_back_at_Valley_25_years_ago_today/

The News Shopper also published five things we learned from Charlton’s FA Cup defeat at AFC Wimbledon

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15699569.Five_things_we_learned_from_AFC_Wimbledon_3_Charlton_1/

Charlton are set to recall Regan Charles-Cook from loan spell at Woking for Tuesday’s EFL Trophy tie at Swansea, reports the South London Press

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/charlton-athletic-recall-loan-man-as-dijksteel-ahearne-grant-and-aribo-set-to-start-in-efl-trophy-against-swansea/

In the South London Press, former chairman Richard Murray says the club would have folded if they had not been able to return to The Valley

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/richard-murray-exclusive-charlton-athletic-would-have-folded-if-they-had-not-achieved-valley-return/

Karl Robinson rules out deal for Milton Keynes defender Dean Lewington in the South London Press

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/exclusive-charlton-athletic-boss-on-milton-keynes-veteran-training-with-the-addicks/

Alan Curbishley says in the South London Press that the only way Charlton could flourish was to get back to The Valley

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/alan-curbishley-charlton-athletic-had-to-get-back-to-the-valley-it-was-the-only-way-for-the-club-to-flourish/

On Kent Live, Karl Robinson reveals which players will return for Portsmouth match

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/massive-injury-boosts-charlton-athletic-871272

Monday, December 4th

The News Shopper reported on our FA Cup exit at AFC Wimbledon 

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15699203.Report__AFC_Wimbledon_3_Charlton_1__Addicks_dumped_out_of_FA_Cup/

The News Shopper also published their player ratings from the match

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15699204.Player_ratings_from_Charlton___s_FA_Cup_defeat_to_AFC_Wimbledon/

The South London Press reported on the match too

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/afc-wimbledon-3-1-charlton-athletic-taylor-strikes-twice-as-dons-progress-to-fa-cup-third-round/

Kent Live published their player ratings

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/afc-wimbledon-3-1-charlton-869976

In the News Shopper, Karl Robinson says that Charlton’s cup exit could be a ‘blessing in diguise’

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15699268.Charlton_boss_says_cup_exit_could_be_blessing_in_disguise_with_promotion_the_priority/

On Kent Live, Karl Robinson bemoans Charlton’s missed opportunities

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/charlton-athletic-boss-slams-missed-870832

The BBC have published highlights from the second-round tie

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42214466

Karl Robinson also talks about his side’s wasted chances in the South London Press

https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/karl-robinson-missed-chances-cost-us-during-cup-defeat-at-afc-wimbledon/

In the News Shopper, Karl Robinson says that seeing Harry Lennn back out on the pitch was a real positive from Sunday

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/sport/charlton/15699286._He_s_had_some_dark_days___Robinson_on_Charlton_defender___s_long_awaited_return_from_injury/

On Kent Live, Karl Robinson says he’s eyeing a striker in the January window

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/charlton-athletics-january-transfer-plans-871259

Karl Ahearne-Grant says he wants to be a fox in the box after scoring his second goal in two games on Sunday

http://www.kentlive.news/sport/football/football-news/want-fox-box-goals-boosted-871285