Vital Football

Latest Charlton Athletic News

The Addicks March On

The Addicks
2 - 0
The Foxes

The Valley

22/09/07 - 15:00

Attendance: 21,918

Referee:

The Addicks won again, to move up to 2nd place in the Championship, into the automatic promotion places for the first time this season, thanks to goals from Chris Iwelumo and Luke Varney, his first for the Addicks.

The Foxes struck the post through Stephen Clemence with a rasping 25-yard drive, helped into the post by Nicky Weavers fingertips, but other than a Matt Fryatt effort, again well saved by Nicky Weaver they rarely threatened as the Addicks extended an unbeaten run to five matches.

Chris Iwelumo, 18 minutes, continued his goalscoring form, smashing home a flick of from Zheng Zhi after a throw in to open the scoring.

The Addicks' £2.5m arrival from Crewe in the summer, Luke Varney, 24 minutes, scored his first senior goal for the club to secure the three points to move the Addicks up to 2nd in the league.

There could have been further goals, but two were all that were needed as another victory and three points, and a second successive clean sheet was registered.

Charlton: Weaver; Mills, Powell, Bougherra, Fortune; Sam (Ambrose 88), Semedo, Zheng, Reid (Sodje 84); Iwelumo, Varney (McLeod 76).
Subs (not used): Randolph, Todorov.
Goals: Iwelumo 18, Varney 23
Booked: Powell, McLeod

Leicester: Fulop; Stearman, Mattock, Kisnorbo, McAuley; Hume (Kishishev 46), Chambers, Clemence, Sheehan (N'Gotty 46); Fryatt (Campbell 62), Cort.
Subs (not used): Henderson, De Vries.

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on this match? Were you happy with the result, was it a fair reflection of the game? Share these feeling below so we can discuss them.

It's easy to register, simply click the link and start getting involved by having your say on this great club.


Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Charlton Addickt
Date:Sunday September 23 2007
Time: 7:30PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Haye’s Blast

Comments

0
It was never really in much doubt was it? The Foxes are a good side, but they didn't threaten that often did they, so the win that most expected happened.
Charlton Addickt
23/09/2007 19:35:00
0
This League Is A Low Standard This Season, You Might Just Make It Back Automatically!
horseworrier
23/09/2007 21:25:00
0
Well I'm glad we won! :)
Pardew is Sexy
23/09/2007 22:18:00
0
I don't agree horseworrier, I think the league is very competitive with almost anyone capable of beating anyone else. Not being big headed but I don't think we will just about make it back automatically, we are more that good enough
Charlton Addickt
24/09/2007 11:54:00
0
Not being big headed?????? Haha, that's a laugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Teasing ;) :p But yeah - I have to agree, we are more than good enough! Gosh, I've got this really, really, really good feeling and I'm not gonna let go of it - but I'll share if y'all want!
Pardew is Sexy
24/09/2007 16:56:00
0
Share away then.
Charlton Addickt
25/09/2007 23:33:00
0
Hehe seriously? *blush* :D
Pardew is Sexy
26/09/2007 00:22:00
0
Seriously, share these thought.
Charlton Addickt
27/09/2007 12:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Michael Tucker
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pope11%
Fanni11%
Diarra2%
Teixeira1%
Fox4%
Harriott2%
Kashi1%
Cousins1%
Lookman20%
Berg Gudmundsson44%
Vetokele0%
Sub - Jackson1%
Sub - Yun Suk-young1%
Sub - Ba1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Charlton Athletic Results (view all)

Charlton Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JeromeThomas145
2.ColinPowellsMower5
3.rorzzman4
4.Hail Hibernian1
5.gear1
6.djandrew1
7.charlton061
8.bunniksideFCU1