skip to content

27

Charlton Athletic Football Club

  • Nickname:The Addicks
  • Founded:1905
  • Manager:José Riga
  • Ground:The Valley
  • Capacity:27111
Next Game: 28-Dec-2014 15:00
Charlton Athletic

VS

Ipswich Town
Full match preview
Last Game: 26-Dec-2014 13:00
Charlton Athletic1

VS

Cardiff City1
Full match report

Pardew hails exiting Powell

05 May 2008 - 14:57:06

Charlton Athletic boss Alan Pardew paid tribute to veteran left-back Chris Powell, who marked his final appearance for the Addicks with a goal in the 4-1 thrashing of Coventry City.

The 38-year-old has spent three spells with the Addicks during his career, but will be allowed to move on this summer, with Pardew unable to offer Powell a coaching role at The Valley.

He told the club's official website: "The reason he's had that cameo appearance is because, in all honestly, I can't afford to keep him on.

"I'd love to keep him in a coaching capacity, but I haven't really got any funds for that.

"So this is a new start for Chris, he might have another year playing. I think he'll bring something to any team, but coaching is where his future lies.

"If I was a manager further down the leagues and looking for a coach who could double up as a player then he would be the first on my list.

"I'd just like to praise him and say that he has been absolutely brilliant for this club."


Related Charlton Athletic News

Add Your Comment

Return to top

*All fields required, your email address will be kept private