Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

Addicks Axe Eight Players

Addicks Axe Eight Players

Charlton Athletic have today announced that 8 players have been released from The Valley.

Due to relegation and a lower budget for the club this year, Alan Pardew has been forced to make plenty of changes. All of the players contracts expired today, 30th June and the boards have not offered them a new deal.

The players released are: Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink, Talal El Karkouri, Thomas Myhre, Kevin Lisbie, Nathan Ashton, Rurik Gislason, Alistair John and Myles Weston.

Hasselbaink has been moved out after a disaster of a season for the former Chelsea man. When he was signed by that idiot Dowie everyone expected bright things from Jimmy but sadly he let us down and he did so badly. His lack of effort was always noticeable and he will be remembered as a fat Eddie Murphy and not a goal machine at The Valley.

Another striker leaving the Valley is Kevin Lisbie. Better known by most fans as Kevin Missbie. The clubs longest serving player leaves The Valley after 11 years. In that time Super Kev scored 19 goals, 3 of which was a hat trick against Liverpool with his third being pure class. Sadly injuries caused Lisbie a lot of problems and the player that had so much promise, failed to deliver.

Talal El Karkouri is reported to be moving out to Qatar, where he played for Al Gharafa on loan from the Addicks in 2006.

He will be remembered for his long range free kicks and the fact he looks like Borat! The £1m capture from Paris St Germain in 2004 scored eight goals in 87 matches for the club. The Morocco captain will be the most missed of all the released players.

The youngsters and old boy Myhre all leave the club having had very limited 1st team appearances. None will be that much of a loss to the club.

Vital Charlton wishes to thank all the players for their efforts down the years except for Hasselbaink who we are pleased to finally see the back of.


There will be plenty of new faces at the training ground when the player's report back for pre-season training on Monday as well. New arrivals Varney, Iwelumo and McCarthy will be eager to impress, while Denmark U21 international Martin Christensen will join the squad for the first time as well. The Addicks snapped up the youngster in March but due to the transfer window being closed he will arrive on Monday. Also arriving on Monday will be fellow country man Mikkel Rygaard Jensen. Chris Dickson will also be eligible to play for the Addicks after his arrival from non league Dulwich Hamlet outside the transfer window.

Plenty of comings and goings so far then....



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

Writer:
Date:Saturday June 30 2007
Time: 3:08PM

Comments

0
Thank God that lazy fat eddie murphys gone. Hate to think of how much he cost us in wages this year. It's good news that Lisbie goes as well
Charlton Mark
30/06/2007 15:13:00
0
Although we have lost a lot of players theres plenty of fresh faces in now and with more to join i think we will have a good enough squad.
Pardew is God
30/06/2007 15:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

The Party is Over.

We have condemned ourselves

Stats: Charlton v Bristol City

All the stats from Charlton (0) vs (1) Bristol City, The Valley, 6/2/16 Att: 14,342

Vital Pre-Match - Charlton v Bristol City

Another big one for Charlton tomorrow, last week a vitally important win was secured at Rotherham with the Addicks seeking a rarity of back-to-back wins when Bristol City visit.

Match Day Officials v Bristol City

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Bristol City this weekend.

Archived Vital Charlton Articles

Vital Charlton articles from

Site Journalists

Michael Tucker
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bristol City MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Henderson1%
Solly0%
Teixeira0%
Lennon0%
Fox0%
Berg Gudmundsson0%
Cousins33%
Jackson0%
Bergdich0%
Lookman33%
Makienok0%
Sub - Ghoochannejhad33%
Sub - Harriott0%
Sub - Ba0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Charlton Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Milton Keynes Dons (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Charlton Athletic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.gear3
2.JeromeThomas142
3.Hail Hibernian1
4.bunniksideFCU1