Sunday, 25 October 2015

Disclaimer... Under 18's do not read his...

So my patience is now spent. A insulting attempt at decrying fraye is an interim appointment ,meant to trick us stupid south east London peasants into thinking there will be anything other then fraye appointed as full time member of the networ is frankly and fucking a disgraceful insult to every Charlton supporters intelligence.

It is time, I've personally given this shower of shite grace, that others haven't. If someone out there (Voice of The Valley?) wants to begin to organise I'm quite ready to follow.

These tits cannot continue to destroy the club we love. Frankly I'd rather do a Portsmouth.

Love this club, despise its owners.

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Luzons gone!

Luzon and Matthews have both had their contracts terminated with immediate effect.

Malky Mackay was pictured in the West Stand at today's game apparently.

I expect a quick appointment. Never a dull moment!

Woeful, inept and disgraceful...

So I'm guessing that the opening few weeks of the season were a bit of an anomaly and the bookies were spot on in their analysis of our playing staff, management and chances of beating the drop.

I find it impossible to find any pluses from today's game or single out any of the players for not having a shocker. To a man they looked somewhat lost. Like they'd never played together and were completely out of their depth. Two home games running ironed out by opposition that we should be targeting for all three points, simply not good enough!

The root of the problem has to be with the owners of the club. The host of managers who have failed to live up to RD's unrealistic expectations have not been given the chance to be a football manager. Head Coach as a roll only works if the players they are given are of good enough quality and depth that they can coach them between games to deliver the game plan to win matches. Powell, Riga, Peeters and Guy Bufoon have all been given players chosen by a 'committee' who's main agenda seems to be to spend a little and hopefully unearth some rough cut diamonds and hidden gems that will do well and be shipped out at a profit. It's pretty depressing what the current regime are doing to the club via their naevity and 'mother knows' best attitude.

Let's be honest they have had their chances, and if Luzon goes will be recruiting a fourth manager since taking over just over a season ago. I just hope they realise the business model they came up with doesn't work and either see sense and appoint an experienced manager, give him a budget and handover player recruitment and all football related matters to him and let him get on with it. Or do one!

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

A labour of love...

The trouble with blogging about any subject is that it's driven by the individuals passion and enthusiasm about a given subject.

Hence the fact I've not really posted too much since September. Following on from last nights, yet again, dismal performance and even more depressing result, and reading other people's blogs, I've been prompted to power up the iPad and put my thoughts out there.

For me last night would be placed equally beside the quarter final capitulation against Sheffield United as joint low point of the current regime. The toxic (and to be honest who can blame them) atmosphere emanating around The Valley making home games become a bit of a chore to say the least.

We all like to romanticise things, and after the encouraging opening 4 games of this season we had perhaps all become a bit guilty of false optimism. Ignoring the fact that we have a slightly eccentric manager, with very limited experience at this level, a very very thin squad of players with lots of potential, but again little experience of playing Championship level football.

What makes everything even more frustrating is the spin that comes out of the club, the excuses for lacklustre performance time after time not being placed at either the players, managers or owners feet. Always some mitigating outside force conspiring to stop us getting the result we all want.

Reality is that we are in a much worst position than when either Powell, Riga or Peeters departed. So what's to do?

Regardless of the injury situation (bad luck or bad training methods?) I see no one on the management or playing side, besides yet again injured Jonnie Jackson, who could take this group and pull it up by the scruff of its neck?

To blame our current form solely on 'key' players not being available is frankly ludicrous. Pope is young in goalkeeping terms. What was to stop us going out during the emergency window and bringing in a Championship experienced goalkeeper on loan? And however good or not Makaenik may be, it's not really comparable to losing Louis Suarez is it?

As I'm writing this, who knows?, once I press the publish button and return to the cafc home page I'll find a 'club statement' announcing Luzons departure and yet another unheard of member of the EU being shipped in to save the day!

Or, he types having put on his rose tinted spectacles, an experienced English manager with some pedigree appearing to save the day. Or even an old Charlton head coming back in to partner a younger Charlton face and help us rise up the table.

There we have it, that hideous cup half full optimism that has kept me coming back for more over the last thirty five years.

Come on you Reds!!! (He says, albeit slightly apathetically)

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