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The Christmas Wish

A takeover at Charlton was expected to be concluded by Christmas with most Addicks fans getting a very good, maybe the best present they could if this does go through on Christmas Eve.

Peter Varney is hopeful that his group can conclude the deal before Christmas and Phil Parkinson is well aware, as are we all that things are going on behind the scenes and if this all falls into place then we've got the foundations laid down to rise again.

The Addicks bosses main priority though it to produce the good on the pitch, Parkinson told The London Evening Standard: "I am aware that there is something going on and the club is in a terrific position for any new owners to come in.

"The chairman keeps a lot of the talk away from me and that is the best way, as my main focus is on the training pitch and preparing the team to win football matches.

"But there is a great platform in place for the club to move forward and it is probably in the strongest position it has been in the two years I have been in charge.

"The clubs that are on a sound financial footing, where the manager knows where he stands and there is a good base to build from, tend to be the most successful.

"The chairman has got the ball rolling with the restructuring last summer but if we can go a step further and get a real stable platform to move forward, then Charlton can become a top Championship club at the very least again."

Alan Curbishley is a hard act to live up to and attempt to replicate, however Parkinson is using his tenure at SE7 as a blueprint to follow and believes that given time he can do this, adding: "What Alan did here was tremendous and, having worked alongside Richard Murray, I can see why they were successful.

"Ever since I have been manager, I have been working hard to implement some of the standards and disciplines Alan brought to the club.

"I'd like to think I have a few years to stamp my mark on the club like he did. I have been in charge during a difficult financial period but I feel it is in the best position to move forward since I have been here.

"If I can start to emulate half of what he achieved here, then I will be very successful."

Like everyone Parkinson has ambitions to rise to the very top so The Addicks boss is keen to do this and hopes that he can do this with us. If he can do this he said that it would make him very proud, and we'd all be delighted!

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Writer:Charlton Addickt
Date:Monday December 20 2010
Time: 11:05AM

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let's hope the takeover is by some arab who bleeds oil....probably be grocer Sainsbury though
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21/12/2010 09:22:00
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