Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

Charlton 2-1 Leicester (Sat 31st)

Charlton 2-1 Leicester (Sat 31st)

31st August 2013
15:00
The Valley

Charlton were spared defeat by Doncaster last time out by the rain, when 3-1 down at the break. It was glorious sunshine on Saturday as Leicester came to London though.

The scoreline reflected the weather, as far as Charlton were concerned, as they collected a first win of the championship season...

Vardy and Moore both got into good positions to score, or at least create, a goal for Leicester but neither were taken. Charlton continued to look dodgy at the back though!

Morrison (27), formerly with Leicester, opened the scoring for Charlton before the half hour when he headed home a Stephens corner. Church, quite how, managed to miss an almost exact replica soon after.

Kermorgant forced Schmeichel into a good save shortly after the break but it was the visitors who then almost levelled as Vardy led a counter attack from that resulting corning but Drinkwater was denied by Charlton goalie Hamer. From the rebound though James thought he was fouled in the box, this wasn't given and he wasn't happy! His protests to the referee resulted in him collecting a second yellow so he was off...

Nugent was next to be denied by Hamer then the referee caused some anger from the Foxes again with Schmeichel thought he was fouled as Kermorgant (59) headed home to double the Addicks' lead.

Drinkwater (62) instantly pulled one back for Leicester but it was Charlton who then looked the more likely to score again, in fact Schmeichel had to make a double save with Cousins looking for another late on but 2-1 was enough for Charlton.

The official website will be the place to visit for a full report - click here.

Apply To Be A Site Editor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday September 1 2013
Time: 1:07PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Tony Watt - Time was right for me to make Charlton return

Tony Watt was called in for a press conference after the game.

Vital View - League 1, 14th January 2017

A surprise defeat for leaders Sheffield United saw Scunthorpe close the gap on the leaders. Coventry dropped to bottom below Oldham, Chesterfield and Shrewsbury.

Video - Charlton 0-0 Millwall

There wasn't anything to separate rivals Charlton and Millwall as the sides played out a 0-0 draw.

We Were Robbed

The Referee`s blunder cost us.

Archived Vital Charlton Articles

Vital Charlton articles from

Site Journalists

Kieran Keogh
no email
Profile
Michael Tucker
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Millwall MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Rudd4%
Solly7%
Bauer14%
Teixeira0%
Page0%
Konsa7%
Crofts22%
Aribo11%
Byrne11%
Magennis7%
Chicksen0%
Sub - Watt11%
Sub - Dasilva3%
Sub - Holmes3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 27 17 5 5 56 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Bradford 27 11 12 4 45 11
5 Rochdale 26 14 3 9 45 9
6 Fleetwood 26 12 7 7 43 10
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Millwall 26 11 6 9 39 2
9 Bristol Rovers 27 11 6 10 39 -1
10 Peterborough 25 10 8 7 38 8
11 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
12 Wimbledon 26 9 9 8 36 5
13 Oxford 26 9 7 10 34 0
14 Walsall 26 8 10 8 34 -4
15 Port Vale 25 8 7 10 31 -10
16 Northampton 27 8 6 13 30 -7
17 Gillingham 26 8 6 12 30 -9
18 Swindon 27 7 8 12 29 -13
19 MK Dons 25 7 7 11 28 -5
20 Bury 27 7 4 16 25 -12
21 Shrewsbury 27 6 7 14 25 -14
22 Chesterfield 27 7 4 16 25 -17
23 Oldham 25 4 10 11 22 -14
24 Coventry 26 4 9 13 21 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Charlton Athletic Results (view all)

Charlton Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Scunthorpe United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Rochdale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : AFC Wimbledon (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bennyshat7
2.john west6
3.JeromeThomas145
4.Zombie1004
5.Beckenham boy4
6.redreubs4
7.rorzzman2
8.Hail Hibernian2
9.bunniksideFCU2
10.ValleyAnt1
Vital Football Comment