Walsall 1 Charlton Athletic 2
Today was back in the old days what Addicks’ fans would call a ‘nice little away win.’ A tough place to go is Walsall, and our win today was the first one from a visiting team there since March.
Great to see Nicky Ajose get on the target. Both goals bundled in, the second more than the first, but he was there right place, right time and how well did Magennis do for that second one. The Irishman looks an astute signing.
Slade went unchanged again and once more managed Holmes time on the pitch. Ricky has been the stand out performer so far, but I’m worried we will over rely on him.
Defensively we look sound and Konsa, if given more games, and not churned over like previous academy players, Gomez aside, will become a very good asset. Rudd by all accounts was impressive today, although could have been at fault for their goal.
Midfield we are still short, but hopefully by the end of the month we can add at least one creative midfielder and keep Lookman. I have to think Texeira will move on.
Lot of Addicks again at today’s game, who by all accounts gave the team terrific support, and, as you would expect, made their anti-regime feelings loud and clear. Interesting that Charlton fans at the game were told by local old bill that anything anti Roland or Katrien had to be removed or covered.
Got to laugh at Meire’s embarrassing effort to control the outward messaging about her ineptness and the regime’s adject failure.
Listen, they ain’t going to change one jot. Because they are unable to, and because under any kind of scrutiny the two of them have absolutely no idea of how to run a football club despite their half-hearted compunctious efforts otherwise. But the fight goes on, and away support will be bigger because fans would rather line the pockets of fellow League One clubs and not our stay away leader
However in the meantime Russell Slade is slowly bringing some Charlton spirit back, the one that Duchatalet and Meire have tried to kill. Thank you Russell.
Addick Bloggers at Banks’ Stadium:
Slade says: “Nicky is a predator in that six-yard box. If a defender misses the ball inside the box then you can be sure that Nicky Ajose will be there to tap it in. That’s how he plays and gets his goals.”