Tony Cascarino, writing in The Times, has given Charlton one of his infamous Tony awards. Under the heading 'Liege of their own' [well done the sub] he writes, 'Chris Powell has an impossible job. He has seen Charlton's new owner, Roland Duchatelet, revamp his squad with a host of players from his other club, Standard Liege. Did Powell want them? We have yet another owner running a team for his own ends.' Just like Rupert Murdoch has never used The Times for his own ends or no chance is missed to big up Sky.
Meanwhile, Chris Powell has once again denied having a falling out with Roland and says he intends to stay at The Valley: Powell
Elsewhere, The Non-League Paper has revealed that there was sell on clause attached to Michael Smith. Darlington 1883, his former club are 'set to hit the jackpot.' Well, not that big a jackpot.