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Charlton Athletic

Sport: Football
Manager: Alan Curbishley
Squad: Click for the club's squad
Ground: The Valley


A group of 14 and 15 year old boys living in the streets by the Thames formed the club on 9 June 1905. The club made rapid progress through local leagues, that after the First World War they joined the Kent League. After one season in the Kent league they turned professional in 1920 and joined the Southern League. They were elected to join the Football League's Division 3 (South) the following season. Charlton have never won the English league championship. They have won the F.A Cup once in 1947.

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Gavin Peacock: Scott Parker - a new legend? - 15/06/2005
Gavin gives his opinion on Scott Parker's transfer to Newcastle and has high hopes that it's a great move for both club and player. More
Robbie Elliott: Don't expect a repeat - 19/10/2004
After the 6-1 demolition of Sachnin, Newcastle again face an away UEFA tie but Robbie warns that this promises to be a tougher game than most expect. More
Gavin Peacock: It could be a great year for all my ex-clubs! - 11/05/2004
With relative success for Charlton, Chelsea, and QPR, and a chance that Newcastle will win their next two games, Gavin looks back on a satisfying season! More
John Beresford: The big game - 19/03/2004
Bez offers his thoughts on tomorrows Premiership clash between Newcastle and Charlton. More
Nolberto Solano: Solano - Angel is Villa's Shearer - 19/03/2004
James Nursey of the Birmingham Evening Post interviews Nol who draws comparison between Angel and Shearer and their importance to their respective sides. More
 Internet Stories: 18 articles
Salomon Kalou joins Chelsea - 30/05/2006
Salomon Kalou will be leaving Dutch team Feyenoord to join English champions Chelsea at the start of the coming season.
Rooney set to travel with England - 30/05/2006
Wayne Rooney will fly to Germany with England on Monday, despite a scan on his injured foot being brought forward.
Unsettled Cisse lays into Benitez - 28/05/2006
Djibril Cisse feels unwanted by Liverpool coach Rafa Benitez and wants to join Gerard Houllier at Lyon.
Rooney to miss England group ties - 26/05/2006
Wayne Rooney has been told he will not discover when he can resume training for another three weeks.
DI CANIO - wants Charlton break for Lazio move - 06/08/2004
Charlton Athletic striker Paolo Di Canio reportedly wants to cancel his contract so he can join Lazio.