Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

Addicks edged out

Addicks edged out

This display from the Addicks should have produced a goalless draw, but a long range effort from Frank Lampard was the only difference.

Charlton have improved massively in recent weeks and with a proven goal scorer up front we may well have been out of this mess by now. Marcus Bent was up front on his own and doing a lot of hard work, but a goal never looked likely for him. Fair play to Marcus Bent though he's effort was second to none.

It was Amady Faye that gave the ball away just outside his own box that proved costly. Frank Lampard hit an ambitious shot which beat Carson at his far post.

Carson was then on call to save a string of shots in the second half, and Hreidarsson had a commanding presence at the back, keeping Chelsea's top scorer, Drogba in check for the whole game.

Charlton's two best chances fell to Amady Faye, who hit the target each time. If it wasn't for Chelsea having the best keeper in the world between the sticks, Faye would have been celebrating a hat-trick of goals thus far this season.

It just wasn't to be for Charlton but the performance was a big improvement of late. The fans were excellent and for a change we out sang the away end.

With the big players due back this week I feel the relegation battle games with West Ham, Watford, Wigan and Sheffield Utd are all winnable for the addicks.


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

Writer:
Date:Tuesday February 6 2007
Time: 8:38AM

Comments

0
To say that Lampard's long range effort was the only difference... perhaps that sort of self-deception is the reason why you guys are so comfortable at the bottom of the table. The only reason you guys had a sniff of anything was because the bloody Ukrainian didn't bury you when he had the chance. About 5 chances, as I recall.
rjh
06/02/2007 09:52:00
0
rjh in terms of goals then it was lampards strike that was the only difference FACT. as for being comfortable at the bottom, it shows what a poor knowledge you have.
davecook
06/02/2007 14:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Stats: Charlton Athletic v MK Dons

All the stats from Charlton Athletic (0) vs (0) MK Dons, The Valley, 3/12/16 Att: 4,982

Charlton v Milton Keynes Dons - Team Sheets

Charlton are at the Valley with Milton Keynes Dons the visitors for the latest FA Cup game.

Charlton v MK Dons - Follow Live On Twitter

Charlton are at Valley with MK Dons the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Archived Vital Charlton Articles

Vital Charlton articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Charlton
Write For Vital Charlton
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

FAC - MK Dons MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Phillips0%
Konsa Ngoyo0%
Bauer0%
Pearce0%
Fox0%
Botaka0%
Crofts0%
Ulvestad0%
Lookman0%
Magennis0%
Ajose0%
Sub - Teixeira100%
Sub - Novak0%
Sub - Hanlan0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 20 13 5 2 44 24
2 Bolton 20 12 4 4 40 12
3 Sheff Utd 20 11 5 4 38 12
4 Bradford 20 9 8 3 35 9
5 Rochdale 20 9 3 8 30 2
6 Peterborough 19 8 5 6 29 7
7 Wimbledon 20 7 8 5 29 6
8 Fleetwood 20 8 5 7 29 5
9 Millwall 19 8 4 7 28 1
10 Southend 20 7 7 6 28 -1
11 Charlton 19 6 9 4 27 7
12 Port Vale 20 7 6 7 27 -5
13 Bristol Rovers 20 7 6 7 27 -6
14 Oxford 20 7 5 8 26 0
15 Gillingham 20 7 5 8 26 -3
16 Walsall 20 6 8 6 26 -5
17 Northampton 20 6 6 8 24 0
18 Swindon 20 6 5 9 23 -7
19 MK Dons 20 5 6 9 21 -5
20 Bury 20 6 2 12 20 -10
21 Coventry 20 4 7 9 19 -8
22 Chesterfield 20 5 3 12 18 -10
23 Oldham 19 3 8 8 17 -10
24 Shrewsbury 20 3 6 11 15 -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)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 21 2016 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 31 2016 1:00PM : Southend United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ColinPowellsMower1
Vital Football Comment