MATCH PREVIEW | Port Vale v Charlton


Charlton are back on the road again on Saturday, taking on Port Vale in Sky Bet League One (3pm KO GMT).

The Addicks head to Vale Park enjoying a five-game unbeaten run in all competitions.

Saturday's game is available to live stream worldwide - including in the UK. Click here to purchase your match pass.


Sean Clare is available again having served a one-match ban last weekend, while Ben Garner confirmed in his Friday press conference that Ashley Maynard-Brewer is set to start in goal.

The Addicks will be without Joe Wollacott (finger), Craig MacGillivray (concussion), Mandela Egbo (quad), Eoghan O’Connell (knee), Terell Thomas (hamstring), Conor McGrandles (ankle), Diallang Jaiyesimi (ankle) and Miles Leaburn (ankle) for the trip to Staffordshire.

Ellis Harrison, the hosts’ top scorer, is suspended having accumulated five cautions and fellow striker James Wilson (ankle) is an injury doubt.


Port Vale currently sit 15th in Sky Bet League One with 23 points from their 18 league matches thus far.

Darrell Clarke’s side come into Saturday’s fixture on the back of a 4-0 reverse at Oxford United last weekend.


Charlton and Port Vale squared off on 32 previous occasions, with the Addicks winning 14, the Valiants eight and the remaining 10 encounter resulting in draws.  

The last meeting between the two sides came at The Valley in November 2016, when first-half goals from Josh Magennis and Nicky Ajose earned the Addicks a 2-0 triumph.


Samuel Barrott will be the man in the middle on Saturday. The official last refereed a Charlton fixture in January – the Papa John’s Trophy tie at Hartlepool.

Barrott will be assisted by Abbas Khan and Wayne Grunnill, while Kevin Mulraine is the Fourth Official.


The Addicks will be sporting their home kit in Staffordshire.


Tickets are no longer on sale from The Valley’s Ticket office.

Any remaining tickets will be available to purchase via Port Vale’s ticketing website from 9am on Saturday. Supporters must create an account to do so as there will be no cash or card payments available at the ground. Click here to purchase your tickets from 9am on Saturday morning.

Please note there will be no cash or card payments on the gate.

Click here to read our Away Day Guide.

Travelling supporters can pre-book parking on Hamil Road for £7 per vehicle by clicking here.

Supporters worldwide – including those in the UK - can watch every kick of Saturday’s action LIVE on CharltonTV, with Alan Curbishley and Steve Brown joining host Scott Minto in the CharltonTV studio, presented by DNEL Ltd.

For more streaming information, please click here.

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