Charlton Athletic - Addicks Face Dowie, Big Deal?
UK time is: 00:05:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Addicks Face Dowie, Big Deal?

A lot has been made about the fact that the Addicks are coming up against Iain Dowie on Saturday, as we go to his Coventry side, but as far as I am concerned it is just another match.

Things were not that great to put in mildly under Iain Dowie when he was in the Addicks hot seat but managers come and go with varying records and degrees of success, so my own personal opinion is he is no exception.

Personally I liked Iain Dowie before he came to the Valley, and although he might have bought in some players that weren't really up to the standard required, and for some money that was far above what should have been paid, I don't dislike Iain Dowie now, I still like the man. Iain Dowie was not the only reason that we went down last season, he might not have helped but a lot of factors went into this and I still think that at another time he could have been the right boss, my feeling is it is a case of right man but wrong time?

What is done is done, this can't be altered the players that Iain Dowie, and others bought in that weren't good enough have been moved on with a whole host of new, and better players with much more desire and commitment for the Addicks coming in. Iain Dowie is now the boss of the Sky Blues, we have Alan Pardew who has us playing some great stuff so it is a case of Iain who in my own opinion.

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on o the fact that we are coming up against Iain Dowie this weekend? Do you feel like I do, or do you still find it harder to forgive and forget. Share these feeling below so we can discuss them.




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Charlton Addickt  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 28 2007

Time: 11:49AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
It is just another game against another former Addicks employee, yes there is some extra spice but nothing more. The past is the past, I look to the future personally.
Charlton Addickt
Report Abuse
28/09/2007 11:57:00

Okay so I'll admit it, I've never had anything against the man. I quite like him to be honest. I don't know about him being the right man - you know who I think that is LOL. And yes, I don't blame him nor Reed for our relegation. Surely one man, or two men in this case, cannot be responsible? Looking to the future is also a good plan - the past is the past and cannot be changed - only stressed upon, the present is fun and the future is the one that can be changed/altered whatever you want really. Focus on what you want and you'll get it - sorry I'm ranting! Addicks WIN for me :D
Pardew is Sexy
Report Abuse
28/09/2007 20:44:00

Rant away, I wish more would too! Come on peps don't be frightened to get involved.
Charlton Addickt
Report Abuse
30/09/2007 12:40:00

Haha thanks! Yeah come on people - we will listen :) And it's so much fun - really is :)
Pardew is Sexy
Report Abuse
30/09/2007 14:09:00

Yes will we, always. And it is great fun, don't just watch on get involved too.
Charlton Addickt
Report Abuse
30/09/2007 22:46:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Makienok Joins On Loan (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Luzon Pleased To Be Back (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Bulot Still On (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Double Loan Deal (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Charlton Confirm Ba Signing (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Midfielder & Striker Linked (Monday June 29 2015)

Academy Prodigy Robert Lee. (Friday June 26 2015)

Roberts Departs For Brighton (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Bauer Joins Charlton (Wednesday June 24 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Wolves need a keeper
Wolves : 01/07/2015 22:34:00
LUFC Rosler - Wood an important piece of the jigsaw
Leeds Utd : 01/07/2015 19:00:01
Versatility The Key
Derby County : 01/07/2015 19:00:00
Forest Confirm Mills Arrival
Forest : 01/07/2015 18:56:00
RUFC - New Medical Staff In At Rotherham
Rotherham : 01/07/2015 18:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Henderson 18%
Solly 2%
Ben Haim 2%
Johnson 2%
Fox 0%
Berg Gudmundsson 31%
Diarra 31%
Buyens 0%
Bulot 0%
Vetokele 2%
Watt 6%
Sub - Church 0%
Sub - Gomez 6%
Sub - Eagles 0%