Charlton fan Jonathan Acworth is normally busy spotting players at Park View Road whom he thinks might play at The Valley. However, he has got his minute of fame in the Daily Telegraph: 'Another neighbour, Jonathan Acworth, 42, said [of one of the terrorists]: “He wore normal clothes from what I’ve seen of him recently, blue jeans, caps, Manchester United shirts – he was a football fan. He was normal, it’s not like there were any signs.”' Some of us might argue about whether wearing a Manchester United shirt in Greenwich makes you a football fan.
Needless to say, I was appalled and shocked by what happened in the town that I grew up in. I welcome the suggestion that someone made that there should be a collection around the ground for Help for Heroes at the first game of next season.
Meanwhile The Gruaniad describes Charlton as 'defiantly unfashionable' while managing to avoid mentioning The Valley: Unfashionable