Charlton supporters who are concerned about the takeover might like to reflect on the situation at Birmingham City. Majority shareholder Carson Yeung has had to stand down from the board to enable the company to resume trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Yeung faces a verdict on charges of money laundering from criminal 'proceedings' later this month. He emphatically denies the charges. Meanwhile, attendances at St. Andrews have fallen given the uncertainty surrounding the club: Blues
In contrast, Roland is a person of undoubted probity and seems to have a clear strategy. In installing Katrine as his representative at The Valley, he provides an interesting contrast with the management style of Karen Brassy (as Private Eye calls her) at West Ham.
The one doubt is the replacement of a competent goalkeeper by one from his stable of players who seems to be less competent, but time will tell.
Happy Birthday to Jason Euell who is 37 today. He had the courtesy to acknowledge my greetings message which shows what a decent person he is.