Nicky Bailey thanks Charlton fans as he looks forward to joining Middlesbrough on Monday: Bailey
He certainly scored some superb volleys and no one could doubt his commitment. However, sometimes passion can go too far. He attracted a lot of stick from opposition supporters, not just Shrimpers, and he was a little too fond of rolling around on the ground and getting other players booked.
But no doubt Gordon Strachan is just the man to take him in hand. He used to live at Stoneleigh Abbey when he managed Coventry and a friend who also lived in this up market development used to see him exercising and shouting at the flower beds every morning.