Guide To The Game | Burton Albion


The Addicks return to home soil on Saturday, taking on Burton Albion (KO 3pm GMT).

Click here to purchase your tickets for this weekend's match. Tickets go offline two hours before kick-off but can be purchased on the gate in SE7.

Visiting The Valley for the first time? Click here to read our Visitors’ Guide.

Head over to the Christmas Fan Zone!

You can enjoy a Christmas-themed fan zone at The Valley ahead of Saturday's game.

Along with festive music and a chance to meet Santa Claus, there will be Christmas huts in the fan zone which will include:

  • Hut 1 (nearest the club shop): Donate to Greenwich Foodbank
  • Hut 2: Young fans can create reindeer food ahead of Christmas Day and pick-up a selection box
  • Hut 3: Purchase your 2024 Charlton Athletic wall calendar 
  • Hut 4: Enjoy from a selection of cocktails from Larry’s Mobile Bar
  • Hut 5: Find out more about Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s Christmas support
  • Hut 6: Enjoy a selection of Christmas food and drink including hot chocolate, mince pies, reindeer cakes, mulled wine and a pint of the new Robin's Tavern
  • Burger van: pick up a special Christmas roll that includes turkey breast, stuffing and cranberry sauce

The club’s indoor Family Activity Zone will also have a special grotto, where young Charlton fans will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with men's first-team players between 12pm and 2.15pm.

The game is the club’s annual Christmas Spirit Day and supporters are encouraged to donate to Charlton Athletic Community Trust to support the great work done in the community. Click here to donate.

Support Greenwich Foodbank this Christmas

The club and Charlton Athletic Supporters’ Trust (CAST) will be holding another collection at The Valley on Saturday, December 23rd ahead of the Addicks' clash against Burton Albion. CAST will be taking donations from 1.45pm to 2.45pm in one of the wooden huts in the West Stand car park.

All non-perishable items and toiletries will be gratefully received, but Greenwich Foodbank have identified the following as their current top priorities:

  • Christmas treats
  • Fruit juice
  • Tinned potatoes
  • Rice pudding
  • Sweets/chocolates
  • Cooking oil
  • Savoury snacks
  • Mashed potato

Enjoy the Meantime Fans’ Bar

The Meantime Fans’ Bar will be opening its doors to supporters from 12pm and will serve a range of food and drink options in the build-up to kick-off.

You can enjoy a variety of food and drink options in the Meantime Fans’ bar, including the following:

  • Prime beef quarter pounder with cheese and french fries
  • Upbeats bhaji burger with french fries (VE)
  • Steak and ale pie/chicken and mushroom pie
  • Piglet’s pork sausage roll and Piglet’s rainbow vegan roll (VE)

Prior to kick-off on Saturday, supporters can watch the Premier League’s early kick-off as West Ham host Manchester United at the London Stadium. 

To help with the speed of service, you can order from their phones or devices directly to their tables using QR codes positioned around the Meantime Fans' Bar

Supporters can win free beer in the Meantime Fans’ Bar on Saturday thanks to club partners Wearebrandnew - Sustainable Marketing Agency.

Watch the whole of Liverpool v Arsenal in Bartram's 

Fans can then enjoy live coverage of the top-of-the-table clash between Liverpool and Arsenal from 5.30pm until the full-time whistle in Bartram's. While the early parts of the game will be available elsewhere in the stadium, the only area where you can watch the full game will be in Bartram's, next to the club's West Stand reception.

Get your matchday programme

Tayo Edun is the cover star of this weekend's Valley Review.

In his exclusive interview, the full-back discusses his summer switch to SE7, working with Michael Appleton again and finding his rhythm ahead of a crucial period of the season.

Elsewhere, former Addick Miguel Llera features in the latest edition of Cult Heroes, Michael Hector reveals all in The Last Word and U21s midfielder Ralfi Hand stars in Academy Ace.

As always, the matchday programme rounds up all of the latest news from the men's U21s, U18s and the women's team and Joe Rochester provides the lowdown on the Brewers.

All that and more can be found in this weekend's Valley Review, available for just £3.50 from in and around the ground (cash only). Those paying by card can purchase the programme from the club shop.

Visit the Christmas-themed Family Activity Zone 

Along with Saturday’s Christmas-themed fan zone in the West Stand car park, fans can enjoy an array of activities in the Family Activity Zone (FAZ) which will be open from 12pm until 2.15pm.

The club’s indoor Family Activity Zone will also have a special grotto, where young Charlton fans will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with men's first-team players between 12pm and 2.15pm.

Join the fun inside Valley Central’s FAZ and enjoy games of table tennis, table football, pool or represent Charlton on FIFA! Younger Addicks can show off their colouring skills or draft a letter to their favourite Charlton men’s or women’s player in our letters to players box! 

Outdoors, weather-permitting, you can jump into our popular two-v-two panna cage and take a shot at our inflatable target shooter and target donut games. You can also put your football skills to the test against fellow young fans with high scorers winning a special prize!

Get your 2023/24 Charlton wear from the club shop

All three of the club's 2023/24 kits can be purchased in-store and online, as well as training and travel wear.

Fans can also shop the Charlton Christmas collection in the Valley Superstore, which will be open from 10am until kick-off (3pm) and will then re-open until 7pm post-match.

Pose for a picture with Floyd and Harvey

Mascots Floyd and Harvey can always be found in and around the ground in the build-up to kick-off.

Be sure to grab a picture with the duo and share it on social media using #cafc for your chance to feature on the big screen during the game.

Enjoy food at The Valley


West 2: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

West 3: The Upbeats bhaji burger, Upbeats' pie of the match     

West 4: Rollover hot dog 

West Upper 5: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

West Upper 6: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog 

North 7: Selection of pies

North 8: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog

North 9: Korean spiced chicken wings and cut fries, Korean spiced cauliflower wings and cut fries

North 11: Rollover hot dog

North 12: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog

North 15: Kids Corner: Tasty sausage roll, Rollover Hot Dog

East 17: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog 

East 18: Selection of pies and Rollover hot dog

Kiosk map at The Valley

Enjoy 30% off Frankie and Benny’s on a matchday!

Fans can access 30% off their food bill on men's and women's home matchdays at Frankie and Benny’s Bugsby’s Way branch!

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