Curtis Fleming joins as Assistant Head Coach


Charlton Athletic are pleased to announce the appointment of Curtis Fleming as Assistant Head Coach of the men's first-team.

The 55-year-old, who most recently worked as Bristol City’s Assistant Manager, adds further experience to Michael Appleton’s backroom staff.

"I'm very happy to be given the opportunity," said Fleming. "My conversations with Michael Appleton and Andy Scott were really positive. The plans for the club, both short-term and long-term, are exciting and I really wanted to be part of that."

Head Coach Appleton added: “Curtis will bring loads of experience to the club. It was important to try and get the right balance in terms of personnel and characters in the group.

"He's worked under Nigel Pearson, who is someone I respect and have worked with before at West Brom, and Nigel speaks very highly of him. He's well-respected and his experience will benefit the group."

A former Republic of Ireland international, Fleming enjoyed a successful playing career in which he played over 400 games, the majority of which came at Middlesbrough where he won promotion to the Premier League three times and reached three cup finals.

He has since coached at Middlesbrough, Livingston, Crystal Palace, Bolton Wanderers, Hartlepool United, QPR and gained managerial experience in India with Punjab FC.

Fleming joined Championship side Bristol City as a temporary coach in the summer of 2021 and became Assistant Manager on a permanent basis two months later.

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