Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

Gills Eyeing Permanent Dickson Move

Gills Eyeing Permanent Dickson Move

Gillingham boss Mark Stimson has admitted that he would like to sign on loan Addicks striker Chris Dickson permanently but concedes the Gills might not be able to afford him, even if they could.

Chris Dickson has been in fine form in front of goal for the Gills during his loan spell (scoring seven in nine matches), and has displayed a great maturity in his comments, which do always seem to intimate that he does want to return to the Valley. However this doesn't meant that Mark Stimson wouldn't want to sign him if he can, but with his loan due to expire next weekend the Gills will look to extend it again but then a decision must be made, will he return or will he be sold? If he does the Gills do not feel they will be able to afford him: "He hasn't stopped scoring goals for us," said Mark Stimson.

"His loan expires after the Hartlepool game [next weekend] and if we take him again, which I hope we can do as I think he is a big player for us, we can get him for another month only.

"Then a decision has to be made. The more he scores, he harder it will be to keep him as there will be bigger fish looking at him."

It is likely that Alan Pardew will allow him to stay on loan for another month, but I do hope that he is not sold, but money often talks and if it isn't believed that he has a future at the Valley then if the right offer comes in he will be allowed to leave, but I personally do not think that he will be sold anyway (well not yet!)

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on Mark Stimson's thoughts? it is easy to see why the Gills would want to keep him, but will they, will anyone, or will he still forge out a career at the Valley? Share these feelings below so we can discuss them.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Charlton Addickt
Date:Friday November 16 2007
Time: 10:27AM

Comments

0
I hope that Dickson does return to the Valley and is given a chance, but whatever AP does decide will be the right thing for the Addicks won't it.
Charlton Addickt
16/11/2007 10:29:00
0
Lets Face It He Is Too Good For Gillingham And Should Be Lookikng No Lower Than Championship Level....!
horseworrier
16/11/2007 10:36:00
0
I would like to think that you are right. Surely he will be given a chance at the Valley this season? Won't he?
Charlton Addickt
16/11/2007 10:41:00
0
You gotta hope so eh - would be good if he did! :)
Pardew is Sexy
16/11/2007 23:02:00
0
I think he's earned a chance hasn't he?
Charlton Addickt
19/11/2007 09:59:00
0
YES!
Pardew is Sexy
19/11/2007 19:44:00
0
That'll do for me!
Charlton Addickt
20/11/2007 10:24:00
0
You should give him a chance, If the U's had a free scoring striker out on loan to a L1 club we would be raving about it!!!!
StevieG Col U
20/11/2007 19:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Charlton v Scunthorpe - Match Postponed

Charlton were due to be at the Valley with Scunthorpe the visitors for the latest League 1 game, which was meant to be a 3pm kick-off. However, this has been confirmed as postponed!

Match Day Officials v Scunthorpe (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Scunthorpe United this Saturday.

Charlton v Scunthorpe - Preview

a home fixture against one of the top clubs in our league

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final League One positions for 2016/17.

Archived Vital Charlton Articles

Vital Charlton articles from

Site Journalists

Kieran Keogh
no email
Profile
Michael Tucker
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton Athletic v Scunthorpe United
Suggested By:
Charlton win50%
Scunthorpe win25%
Draw25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Sheff Utd 28 17 6 5 57 21
2 Scunthorpe 27 16 7 4 55 27
3 Bolton 26 15 5 6 50 16
4 Fleetwood 27 13 7 7 46 11
5 Bradford 28 11 13 4 46 11
6 Rochdale 27 14 3 10 45 5
7 Southend 27 11 9 7 42 5
8 Peterborough 26 11 8 7 41 9
9 Millwall 27 11 7 9 40 2
10 Bristol Rovers 28 11 6 11 39 -3
11 Wimbledon 27 9 10 8 37 5
12 Oxford 27 10 7 10 37 4
13 Walsall 27 9 10 8 37 -2
14 Charlton 26 8 12 6 36 7
15 Port Vale 26 8 8 10 32 -10
16 MK Dons 26 8 7 11 31 -3
17 Gillingham 27 8 7 12 31 -9
18 Northampton 28 8 6 14 30 -9
19 Swindon 28 7 8 13 29 -14
20 Shrewsbury 28 7 7 14 28 -13
21 Bury 28 7 5 16 26 -12
22 Chesterfield 28 7 5 16 26 -17
23 Oldham 26 4 10 12 22 -15
24 Coventry 27 4 9 14 21 -16
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)

Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Rochdale (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : AFC Wimbledon (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Oxford United (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bennyshat7
2.john west7
3.JeromeThomas145
4.Zombie1005
5.Beckenham boy4
6.redreubs4
7.Hail Hibernian3
8.rorzzman2
9.bunniksideFCU2
10.ValleyAnt1
Vital Football Comment