Sunday, 21 July 2019

Morgan told to go out on loan

Albie Morgan has been told by Lee Bowyer to go out on loan. He will not feature in the sagacious supremo's plans for at least the first half of the season in the Championship. Bowyer thinks that the 19-year old needs to improve the defensive side of his game: Morgan told to go on loan

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Hard work behind the scenes to add more bodies

Lee Bowyer talks about the challenges he faces having lost three key midfielders: Hard work behind the scenes to add more bodies

Charlton face injury problems after Lewis Page and Chuks Aneke limped out of the 3-1 defeat at Gillingham with hamstring problems: Duo withdawn

Friday, 19 July 2019

Nketiah deal off

Lee Bowyer thinks it is unlikely that Arsenal starlet Eddie Nketiah will come to Charlton on a loan deal after he shone in Arsenal's pre-season tour. The forward scored the winning goal that beat Bayern Munich: Hopes fade

Attracting quality loan signings is key to Bowyer's survival strategy for the cash strapped Addicks and Charlton have struck up a good relationship with Arsenal as a place where promising youngsters can develop.

Charlton have been linked with 35-year old free agent Glenn Whelan. The midfielder left Aston Villa at the end of his contract.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jonny Williams signs

St. Margaret's at Cliffe: Fans on the Kent coast joined in the celebrations today when it was revealed that grafter Jonny Williams had signed a one year contract with the Addicks: Good news

Charlton back to winning ways

After the disappointment at Ebbsfleet, Charlton won 4-0 at Dagenham and Redbridge last night with Brendan Wiredu impressing again: Pre-season victory

Many of us remember the FA Cup draw at home with the Daggers and the subsequent tricky replay. Curbs told me, 'They gave us a torrid time.'

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Bowyer disappointed by Ebbsfleet defeat

St. Margaret's at Cliffe: I never set much more store by pre-season friendly results, positive or negative. They are practice matches to try out different players and formations and build match fitness.

However, Lee Bowyer was left disappointed by the performance at last night's 2-1 defeat at Ebbsfleet which included a dubious penalty for the home side: Disappointing display

Return of the prodigal

St. Margaret's at Cliffe: Down the road in Kingsdown, cash strapped supremo Lee Bowyer is considering a return to Charlton for 25-year old midfielder Calum Harriott: Cast eye over former player for a couple of weeks

The news has not gone down well with many supporters, but Harriott's career at Reading was blighted by injury. With Roland's League One budget, Bowyer's options are constrained.

With the lowest budget in the Championship, loan signings will be crucial. Three central midfielders are needed with a couple of forwards: Deadline looms