In all the excitement about the Palace game, we must not forget that we have a league match against Rotherham on Saturday which is more important in the longer run. At the beginning of the season, it would have been billed by the pundits as a relegation six pointer. It is Rotherham who are mired in trouble, but that makes it more of a banana skin.
South-Eastern have excelled themselves by providing just a half hourly service from London Bridge to Charlton which terminates there. There are no services from the Dartford direction. Whether the 'special' to London Bridge will run after the game is unclear.
The presses at the Voice of the Valley have sprung into life again and Rick Everitt has promised a bumper 40 page issue for sale on Saturday.