Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

Blown Away

Charlton Athletic
0 - 4
Brighton & Hove Albion

The Valley

16 October 3.00pm

Attendance: 18,949

Referee:

Yesterday was an object lesson on the influence a good manager can have on his team. Gus Poyet has been at Brighton less than a year and has turned them into as good a Third Division side as I can remember, but they didn't do anything earth shattering.

Pass and go, pass and go, neat little triangles, keep the ball, don't give posession away cheaply, if there's not a forward pass on, shift it sideways or even backwards, don't just launch it.

Kishishev was made for that team, pass it short then move into a position to get it back. If Brighton had a real cutting edge they would be really formidable but be grateful for small
mercies, Kazenga LuaLua's hamstring was not deemed strong enough for him to start.


Parky was surprised by the Seagulls diamond midfield though I'm not sure why, they have used the formation before during the season, Kishishev
sits with his partner being further forward. Look at the corner that led to the first goal, clearly Brighton work on them in training. How
Charlton fell for the same trick less than five minutes later is anyone's guess, do the coaching staff actually watch our opponents? Do they even watch the goals on television? LuaLua's was exactly the same as the one he scored last week.

Poyet has turned Brighton's fortunes round in less than a year, what does that say about Parkinson's efforts after two years in the hot seat? Can he turn it round, does anyone honestly believe he can get the club out of this division? A few weeks back I said I thought Parky could be
gone before Halloween. Today Charlton sit in 16th place in the Third Division with a game at Carlisle next week followed by Sheffield Wednesday's visit to The Valley, is it time for a change?
Muzza has a decision to make, this is an awful division........but not as awful as
League Two. One thing is certain, a 4-0 home defeat in the Third Division is unaccptable for a club like Charlton.

Charlton had a number of chances early on which mainly fell to Abbott. One was a inviting cross from the right but the target man seemed unable to jump.

Brighton did their homework on the Addicks too. Reid was identified as the danger man and had two opponents for company whenever he broke into the Seagulls' half. To add insult to injury, Reid had to be taken off with ankle ligament damage which will sideline him for a few weeks.

These are dark days at The Valley, let's hope the new dawn is imminent. The cacophany of boos and chants of, 'We want Parky out' which rang around The Valley at the end would have been an unpleasant end to a thoroughly wretched afternoon for Richard Murray.



Writer:Red God
Date:Sunday October 17 2010
Time: 7:22AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Parky needs to do some serious thinking over the weekend...I am sure Mr. Murray will also be considering what to do....this cannot go on
weloveyoucharlton
17/10/2010 09:08:00
0
It's a make or break weekend for Charlton and Parkinson now following this spanking.
Charlton Addickt
22/10/2010 15:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Kieran Keogh
no email
Profile
Michael Tucker
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton Athletic v Swindon Town
Suggested By:
Charlton win100%
Swindon win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 45 29 10 6 97 44
2 Bolton 45 24 11 10 83 29
3 Fleetwood 45 23 12 10 81 21
4 Scunthorpe 45 23 10 12 79 24
5 Bradford 45 20 18 7 78 19
6 Millwall 45 19 13 13 70 8
7 Southend 45 19 12 14 69 16
8 Rochdale 45 19 11 15 68 9
9 Oxford 45 19 9 17 66 11
10 Bristol Rovers 45 18 12 15 66 -1
11 Peterborough 45 17 11 17 62 3
12 MK Dons 45 15 13 17 58 -1
13 Walsall 45 14 16 15 58 -4
14 Charlton 45 13 18 14 57 4
15 Wimbledon 45 13 17 15 56 -3
16 Northampton 45 14 10 21 52 -13
17 Oldham 45 12 16 17 52 -13
18 Shrewsbury 45 13 12 20 51 -15
19 Bury 45 13 11 21 50 -11
20 Gillingham 45 12 13 20 49 -20
21 Port Vale 45 12 12 21 48 -25
R Swindon 45 11 11 23 44 -19
R Coventry 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Chesterfield 45 9 10 26 37 -34
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)

Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Swindon Town (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JeromeThomas1412
2.rorzzman7
3.kishy2
4.Hail Hibernian2
5.Zombie1001
6.Tex771
7.sillav nitram1
8.djandrew1
9.ColinPowellsMower1
10.bunniksideFCU1
Vital Football Comment