UK time is: 16:53:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Djimi Traore joins Pompey

The deal brings an end to a short-lived stay at The Valley for the 26-year-old defender, who only joined Charlton from Liverpool in early August.

Former Charlton head coach Iain Dowie paid the Anfield giants 2m for the Mali international.

But the man who won the Champions League in 2005 has become the second departure of the Alan Pardew era, following back up keeper Andersen out of the club.

It seems Traore will be quickly replaced, with a deal for Man City's left back Ben Thatcher being agreed.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 11 2007

Time: 11:30AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
The Charlton fight against relegation may be made a little easier by selling Traore, ours on the other hand may just be beginning! If we add Diawara I really fear for our top six place...
pompeyrug
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 11:39:00

Your be fine with Diawara he needs to adjust and he is getting their. youve got Traore at a good price and he will be a good back up player as he can play anywhere at the back. i cant see Diawara being a permanent move just a loan as we dont want to lose him yet. Andy o'brien this way i hear, have you got any whispers down your way?
davecook
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 11:43:00

You can have Andy O'Brien, never rated him another truely inspired (Alain Perrin) signing. I have heard these reports a day or so back, a loan exchange looks likely with Jerome Thomas also coming to us. Quite like the little guy.
pompeyrug
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 11:50:00

Ill be gutted if we let him go but i think Fulham are favourites for Thomas. If we do sell it should be for a decent fee as the lads got quality.
davecook
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 12:19:00

I agree with you Dave. Traore will be good for us. I know some people will be sceptical, but then those Pompey fans said exactly the same about Pamerot, Davies and Kanu. All 3 now are brilliant for Pompey. As you say he can play anywhere so again that should give him chance of 90 minutes a few times each month a,d can only help the lad. Andy o'brien also gets a lot of stick, but to be honest he will give you 110% week in week out. He does make mistakes, but then who doesnt. Hope you stay up Lads, and West Ham go down in your place. I think there was a lot of understand stuff went on to get Pardew out of the frame, and if He keeps you up and they go down it'll be justice.
Midge
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 12:57:00

All i ask is you dont make us take Faye back. He was full of Promise when he first came to Pompey. Dreamed of Bright Lights and got very lazy. Went to Newcastle and was a total flop. You bought him and i thought he would have learnt his lesson and knuckled down. But he hasnt i dont think. i think he is one who picks up his pay check and goes home.
Midge
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 13:00:00

Agreed Faye has been a big let down as has Traore. Ill be happy if both have gone by 1st of Feb.
davecook
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 17:38:00

Must be April 1st or has someone spiked Harrys wine.
storagematt
Report Abuse
11/01/2007 21:19:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

The Cherry on the Cake (Tuesday April 28 2015)

Fox - We Got What We Deserved (Monday April 27 2015)

Luzon - Worst Performance Yet (Monday April 27 2015)

Charlton Away Day Blues. (Sunday April 26 2015)

Audio - We Didn't Deserve A Point (Sunday April 26 2015)

Stats: Birmingham v Charlton (Saturday April 25 2015)

Birmingham v Charlton - Team Sheets (Saturday April 25 2015)

Defender Going Nowhere! (Monday April 20 2015)

Luzon Pleased With Leeds Win (Sunday April 19 2015)

Highlights - Charlton 2 Leeds 1 (Sunday April 19 2015)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Birmingham 1 - 0 Charlton
Charlton 2 - 1 Leeds Utd
Bolton 1 - 1 Charlton
Sheff Wed 1 - 1 Charlton
Charlton 1 - 1 Fulham
Millwall 2 - 1 Charlton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Brentford 45 22 9 14 16 75
8. Wolves 45 21 12 12 12 75
9. Blackburn 45 16 16 13 6 64
10. Charlton 45 14 18 13 -3 60
11. Birmingham 45 15 15 15 -11 60
12. Forest 45 15 14 16 3 59
13. Cardiff 45 15 14 16 -5 59

Breaking League News

Hughes Bags Supporters' Player Of The Year
Derby County : 28/04/2015 16:33:01
Ipswich Town's Doomsday Scenario
Ipswich : 28/04/2015 16:30:00
Watford In Talks Over First Premier League Signing
Watford : 28/04/2015 16:26:01
What Price 41 Minutes?
Cardiff : 28/04/2015 16:23:00
Lennon - The Better Team Won
Bolton : 28/04/2015 16:08:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Henderson 50%
Solly 50%
Ben Haim 0%
Johnson 0%
Fox 0%
Berg Gudmundsson 0%
Cousins 0%
Buyens 0%
Bulot 0%
Vetokele 0%
Watt 0%
Sub - Eagles 0%
Sub - Church 0%
Sub - Diarra 0%