Charlton legends to host Pompey legends in SE7

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A team of Charlton legends will take on a team of Portsmouth legends on Saturday, May 20th (1pm KO BST) in the final event in a season of celebrations to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Addicks' historic return to The Valley and the foundation of the club’s award-winning community trust.

The game harks back to the game between the two sides on December 5th, 1992 - Charlton’s first game back at The Valley following a seven-year exile.

Steve Sutherland, Chair of the 30th Anniversary Back at The Valley Committee, said: “My colleagues and I on the committee are delighted that a team of Portsmouth legends have agreed to provide the opposition to the Charlton legends – effectively a re-run of that iconic game that took place back in December 1992 – for what will be the final event of our 30th season commemorations.

“Throughout this season we have strived to pay tribute to the board, staff, management, players and of course the supporters who, 30 years ago, did so much to ensure that the club got back to play, once again, at The Valley after seven years playing at Selhurst Park and Upton Park. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported the various events we’ve organised.

“The game is a fitting way to conclude our 30th anniversary commemorations and I very much hope that as many Charlton fans as possible will join us on May 20th.”

Tickets for the game will be available in due course, with 25% of proceeds from the game donated to Charlton Athletic Community Trust.

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