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23 IN 23: CHARLTON ATHLETIC

1 July 2018

CHARLTON Athletic are the focus of today’s ’23 in 23’. Read all about the Addicks below.

WHEN DO WE PLAY THEM?

Home: Tuesday 27 November 

Away: Tuesday 12 March

 

CLUB HISTORY

Formed in 1905, Charlton Athletic entered the Football League in 1921.  The Addicks won Division Three twice between 1928 and 1935. In 2000, they won Division One to gain promotion to the Premier League. 

Charlton’s last league title came in the 2011-12 season, when they won League One

In 1947, Charlton won the FA Cup.

 

LAST SEASON 

A play-off semi-final defeat to Shrewsbury Town ended Charlton’s season, with Lee Bowyer’s men finishing sixth in League One. 

The Addicks won 20 of their 46 league games last season, scoring 58 goals. That figure was the lowest number of goals scored out of any side in the top-six, while their total of 51 goals conceded was the second-highest of the teams in the play-offs or higher.

 

GROUND

The Valley is around 150 miles from the Pirelli Stadium and takes around three hours to drive to.

The stadium has a capacity of 27, 111.

 

MANAGER

Lee Bowyer’s managerial career has only consisted of 12 games so far. He took interim charge of Charlton following the departure of Karl Robinson. Bowyer won six of those games and guided Charlton to a place in the play-offs.

  

INCOMINGS

Charlton have signed Lyle Taylor from AFC Wimbledon. The forward scored 14 League One goals in 46 games.


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