UK time is: 19:55:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Everton 2 Charlton 1

Charlton were dealt a major blow on Sunday when Everton scored a winner right at the death. Charlton looked set to get a deserved point after Darren Bent cancelled out Lescott's opener. But it was James McFadden who had the last laugh with a great volley 2 minutes into injury time.

Now we have to win on Saturday against Sheffield Utd. If we lose we may as well say goodnight, but the team will not go down quietly and if we do get the three points next Saturday then we can still get out of this mess and retain our place in the Premiership.

Pardew has got the boys playing well of late and Sunday was our first defeat in 7 games. That is not relegation form, but we are paying the price for our rubbish form under both Dowie and Reed.

The Addicks battled bravely and it was only in the last seconds they were finally killed off by a McFadden strike in the second minute of injury time. Darren Bent had only just equalised for Charlton and that looked like it was enough to get a point from Goodison.

Although the loss has got us all worried, especially after Sheffield Utd and Wigan picked up a win and a draw, we still have a chance of getting points in the last 4 games.

We must believe we can do it because I'm certain that will be the message to the players from Alan Pardew. We as fans have got to give the lads the same message with exceptional vocal support.

We must remain positive and try to help the team especially during the next three games, our support will be absolutely vital and if we are giving out positive vibes to the players in can only help us in our quest for another three points.

Let`s look forward to next weekend and a home win that will take us out of the relegation zone and on our way to safety - BRING IT ON!

Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Yobo, Stubbs (Naysmith 61), Lescott, Osman, Carsley, Neville, Arteta (Anderson 88), Johnson, Beattie (McFadden 58).

Subs Not Used: Wright, Van der Meyde.

Charlton: Carson, Young, El Karkouri, Diawara, Thatcher (Bougherra 83), Ambrose, Song, Faye (Holland 55), Hughes (Hasselbaink 83), Zheng, Darren Bent.

Subs Not Used: Randolph, Rommedahl.

Booked: Thatcher, Bougherra, Hasselbaink.

Att: 34,028

Ref: M Halsey (Lancashire).




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:Tuesday April 17 2007

Time: 8:38AM

Your Comments

We have got to win against Sheffield Utd it's as simple as that if we lose were down
davecook
Football is a cruel game i was ecstatic with baby bents equaliser and almost in tears when they scored again. But hey thats life we have got to go out and do to sheff what we did to west ham.
Pardew is God
After watching Warnock's boys against Man Utd we have to be careful. That shelton looked a right pain in the rear end for Utd all game
davecook
Agreed Dave we have to win our next match. Although even if we lost we are still able to escape. A BIG ASK BUT ITS STILL POSSIBLE.
Red Red Robin
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Harry Lennon Returns From Loan (Friday October 31 2014)

Our Performance against Fulham. (Thursday October 30 2014)

The Cottagers Eat Charlton. (Saturday October 25 2014)

Fulham v Charlton Athletic - PREVIEW (Friday October 24 2014)

The Reds unbolt the Trotters. (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Not the Way to Loose (Saturday October 18 2014)

AFC Bournemouth v Charlton Athletic (Friday October 17 2014)

Charlton`s Campaign so Far. (Sunday October 12 2014)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21
11. Cardiff 14 5 4 5 1 19
12. Sheff Wed 14 4 7 3 0 19

Breaking League News

LUFC Woolmer in charge of Cardiff clash
Leeds Utd : 31/10/2014 19:00:00
Junior Cherries Xmas Party - 9th December
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:49:00
AFCB host open training session
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 17:37:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Leeds
Cardiff : 31/10/2014 17:27:00
WSL Team of the Season
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 17:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

who would you like to see at the Valley out of the players rumoured to join?
Suggested By:  
Jon Obika 16%
Romain Vincelot 8%
Stevie May 35%
Oscar Gobern 4%
Sam Baldock 17%
Paul-Jose M'Poku 8%
Cameron Stewart 12%