Guide To The Game | Port Vale


The Addicks welcome Port Vale to SE7 in Sky Bet League One action on Saturday.

Tickets for Saturday’s clash are still available to purchase, click here to get yours now.

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

Head over to 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.

Supporters will be able to purchase a variety of food options in the Meantime Fans' Bar:

- Beef shin chilli with coriander steamed rice

- Five-bean chilli with coriander steamed rice

- Dirty nachos

- Prime beef quarter-pounder with cheese, pickles, salad and fries

- The Upbeats bhaji burger with french fries

Saturday's early kick-off will see Plymouth Argyle host Southampton while post-game supporters will be able to watch Manchester United's trip to Tottenham Hotspur. 

Supporters can win a free beer in the bar between 12pm and 1.30pm. Click here to find out more.

Fans' Bar Faces

Introduction to the new look Charlton Women’s team

It has been a busy summer for Karen Hills, who has retained her key players and added some new faces with Women's Super League experience. Make sure to be in your seats during the half-time interval for the introduction to Charlton Women as they do a lap of the pitch.

Charlton Women are back at The Valley next Sunday for their opening game of the season against Sheffield United. Click here to purchase your tickets.

Trophy for Miles

Lifelong Addick Gemma Starley will present Miles Leaburn his Valley Gold Young Player of the Year trophy ahead of kickoff. Gemma won the opportunity at the 2022/23 Player of the Year Dinner. The presentation is set to take place pitchside at 2:50pm.

Get your matchday programme

Daniel Kanu stars on the cover of Saturday’s Valley Review for the visit of Port Vale.

Inside, find a five-page interview with the 18-year-old as he discusses his journey into the club as an U11, progressing through the academy age groups to the first team and what's to come this season.

Elsewhere, read an exclusive interview with Charlton Women’s new signing Carla Humphrey and a blast-from-the-past interview with former Addick Arthur Horsfield, who features in Cult Heroes. 

Scott Fraser reveals everything in The Last Word and Ryan Huke is the latest academy prospect to feature in this week’s edition of 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 delivers the lowdown on the Valiants.

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

New season, new kit – purchase yours from The Valley Superstore

All three of the club's brand-new 2023/24 kits can be purchased in-store and online.

The Valley Superstore will be open until kick-off (3pm) and will then open for an additional 30 minutes after the full-time whistle.

Fans in the club shop

Special thanks

A special thanks to today's mascot Jake, and to Junior Reds U12s who will be the Guard of Honour for today's game. 


Visit the Family Activity Zone

All young Addicks are invited to join us for a kick about in the Family Activity Zone (FAZ) ahead of Saturday's game.

Our indoor FAZ - located in Valley Central - will be open from 12.30pm until 2.30pm, while our outdoor FAZ - located in the West Stand car park - will be open from 12.30pm until 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. What's more, you can also put your football skills to the test against fellow young fans with high scorers winning a special prize!

Snap a picture with Floyd and Harvey

Make sure to get a picture with our popular mascot due Floyd and Harvey ahead of kick-off. The pair can always be found in and around the ground!

Share your pictures with us on social media using #cafc for your chance to appear on the big screen during the game.

Enjoy the food at The Valley


Please see below the food options by kiosk:

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

(Article by Alex Forrest)

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