Charlton Media Watch January 2017

Updated every weekday, rounds up all the latest Addicks news in the media...

Tuesday, January 31st

The South London Press say that we are set to land Stephy Mavididi on loan from Arsenal

The Evening Standard report likewise

The Express are running a transfer deadline day blog

The Swindon Advertiser link Nicky Ajose with a move back to Swindon

The Daily Star link us with Mavididi

ESPN do the same

Monday, January 30th

Both the Daily Express ( and Daily Star ( report that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to decide whether defender Krystian Bielik should join Charlton on loan.


The South London press say that the Addicks are set to win the race to sign highly-rated Arsenal youngster Stephy Mavididi on loan:


The SLP also report that Bradford City are in the mix to sign Nicky Ajose:


SLP quote Jake Forster-Caskey following the 2-1 victory at Bolton where he emphasises that the top six is the aim:

Friday, January 27th

On Sky Sports, pundit David Prutton thinks that we will earn a draw at Bolton tomorrow

The Wharf preview tomorrow’s game

Thursday, January 26th

The South London Press report that we will host a beamback of our local derby against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday, February 11th

Also in the SLP, Ricky Holmes says that it’s hard for the Addicks to replace the injured Josh Magennis

Bolton fan site Burnden Aces write that referee Robert Jones will officiate Saturday’s match

Former Charlton loanee Jon Obika has told Four Four Two what it is like to make a temporary switch away from your parent club

The SLP say that the club could benefit financially from Everton and Burnley having good seasons

The SLP also confirm that clubs have been in contact about the availability of Nicky Ajose

Elsewhere, they say that Lee Novak is fit and ready to return

Wednesday, January 25th

The Swindon Advertiser are reporting that Southend United are eyeing up a move for Nicky Ajose:

The South London Press say that El-Hadji Ba’s future remains up in the air and report that the midfielder turned down a settlement to cancel his contract in the summer:

The SLP also report that Karl Robinson was given the option to recall either Tony Watt or Igor Vetokele from their respective loans:

BBC Sport have reported that Vetokele has finalised his loan switch to Sint-Truiden:

Tuesday, January 24th

The South London Press have reported that we have sold out our AFC Wimbledon allocation

The Surrey Mirror claim that we are one of many clubs looking at a Dorking winger

The Southend Echo link Nicky Ajose with a move to Southend United

The South London Press say that we want to hand a new contract to Anfernee Dijksteel

Also in the SLP, Charlton the highest-profile victim of Saturday’s cold weather

Monday, January 23rd

The BBC reported on Brandon Hanlan joining Bromley on loan

So did Kent News

In the South London Press, Millwall striker Steve Morison talks about last weekend’s derby

Also in the SLP, Nathan Byrne discusses making his Charlton debut

In the same interview, Nathan Byrne talks about Nicky Ajose, who he played with at Swindon Town

The BBC reported on Saturday’s game being off

So did Sky Sports

And the Scunthorpe Telegraph


And the Evening Standard

The BBC reported on Terell Thomas extending his loan deal at Woking

Scunthorpe boss Graham Alexander says that it was the right decision to call off Saturday’s game

Scunthorpe’s Chairman thinks that we could have got Saturday’s game on

In the Daily Mail, Martin Samuel has written a column about Katrien Meire 

Friday, January 20th

Karl Robinson spoke to ITV News on Thursday morning

The Evening Standard report that Josh Magennis’ injury is ‘not as bad as first feared’

Josh Magennis out for at least a month, say the BBC

ESPN write that Karl Robinson faces an injury crisis ahead of Saturday’s game with Scunthorpe

Sky Sports preview tomorrow’s game against Scunthorpe

The Scunthorpe Telegraph have published a question-and-answer story with a Charlton supporter, ahead of tomorrow’s game

The Scunthorpe Telegraph believe that Kevin van Veen’s suspension will open the door for someone else

They Wharf write why, they believe our ‘makeshift’ team will lose out to Scunthorpe on Saturday

Karl Robinson has told the South London Press that it was difficult for him to drop Dillon Phillips on Saturday

Thursday, January 19th

Karl Robinson says that we are still waiting to find out the full extent of Josh Magennis’ injury

In a story written by the Daily Mail, they report that the company that act as Dele Alli’s agent have gone into administration. Karl Robinson is named as a shareholder in the story 
Wednesday, January 18th

Karl Robinson has responded to a rumour linking us with Wigan’s Will Grigg

Karl Robinson says that Jorge Teixeira will be fined after being sent off after the full-time whistle on Saturday

Millwall boss Neil Harris says that his side were lucky to no go behind to Patrick Bauer’s disallowed goal on Saturday but believes that his team could have scored on numerous occasions as well 

The South London Press believe that Josh Magennis is likely to face a month on the sidelines

Millwall defender Shaun Hutchinson believes that his side was always ‘in control’ of Saturday’s derby

Tuesday, January 17th

In the South London Press, Karl Robinson says why Nicky Ajose was left out of Saturday’s squad

Also in the SLP, Tony Watt says that the time is right for him to return to Charlton

Kent Live report that former academy graduate Carl Jenkinson is set to joins Crystal Palace from Arsenal

Kent Live have quoted tweets from Charlton fans reacting to Admeola Lookman scoring in the Premier League

All Nigeria Soccer have written about Josh Umerah scoring his 12th goal of the season for our U23s yesterday

Millwall captain Tony Craig tells News At Den that he is happy with his side’s points return against Charlton this season

Monday, January 16th

The BBC reported on Saturday’s draw

So did Sky Sports

Charlton suffer injury setbacks as Millwall derby ends level, report the South London Press

Also in the SLP, Neil Harris says that he thinks his team created the better chances on Saturday

Neil Harris tells News At Den that he thought our disallowed goal should have stood

The Mirror have published a story about document found by the FA

Karl Robinson brings footage to his post-match press conference to prove that Patrick Bauer’s disallowed goal against Millwall should have stood 

Morgan Fox has spoken about his departure from Charlton

Charlton fear that Josh Magennis may have suffered serious damage to his ankle in Saturday’s draw, write the SLP

The Evening Standard reported upon Ademola Lookman scoring on his Everton debut

Karl Robinson says that a chunk of the money received for Ademola Lookman and Morgan Fox will go towards the club’s new training ground

On News At Den, Karl Robinson offers a tactical assessment following Saturday’s stalemate with Millwall

The Wharf have written about the five things they learned from Saturday’s draw with Millwall

Friday, January 13th

The South London Press reported upon our women’s team’s 5-0 win over Portsmouth

MK Dons Manager Robbie Neilson says that Ben Reeves’ future is in his own hands. The midfielder has been linked with a move to Charlton

In the South London Press, Karl Robinson ready to make changes after a period of assessing his squad

ESPN say that Karl Robinson could make changes for tomorro’w derby

The Wharf write about how Millwall can stop the Charlton revival

Sky Sports preview tomorrow’s local derby against Millwall

As do News At Den

Thursday, January 12th

Millwall Manager Neil Harris says that he was not surprised by the fee that Everton paid for Ademola Lookman

Millwall winger Shane Ferguson says that Charlton will struggle to match his team on Saturday

All Nigeria Soccer write that our U18s striker Timmy Abraham is thriving at Charlton

Wednesday, January 11th

Kent Live report that Nathan Byrne spoke to Nicky Ajose before deciding to join Charlton

Kent Live also report that El-Hadji Ba is expected to leave the club this month

In the South London Press, Karl Robinson says that the team that starts against Millwall on Saturday could look very different to the one that started at The Den in December

Also in the SLP, Millwall Manager Neil Harris says that Saturday’s game is bigger the last month’s meeting between us and the Lions

The SLP also report that El-Hadji Ba is set to leave the club

Again in the SLP, Karl Robinson says that Tony Watt is capable of becoming one of the best players in League One

HITC have reported that El-Hadji Ba is training with Dutch club ADO Den Haag

Morgan Fox happy to step out of his comfort zone to join Sheffield Wednesday

The Wharf ask who is the biggest club in London?

The Glasgow Evening Times have written a piece on the price of transfers

Tuesday, January 10th

The Coventry Telegraph reported upon our signing of Lewis Page. He has previously been on loan at the Sky Blues

The Huddersfield Examiner says that the Terriers rejected a bid from us for midfielder Kyle Dempsey

Tony Watt’s loan deal at Hearts officially came to an end yesterday, which the Glasgow Evening Times reported upon

So did the Scottish Herald

The South London Press spoken exclusively to Karl Robinson yesterday. Here he responds to some transfer speculation

Also in the SLP, Charlton could wait until the summer to make a move for Ben Reeves

Kent Live reported upon our signing of Nathan Byrne yesterday

So did the BBC

London Football News summed up the latest U23s news – including our 3-0 win over Cardiff City yesterday

Monday, January 9th

The South London Press have written a story about how Joe Aribo joined Charlton

In a video interview, Morgan Fox has spoken about his reasons for joining Sheffield Wednesday

New signing Lewis Page tweeted a message of thanks after leaving West Ham United to join us

The South London Press have published Kevin Nolan’s match report from last Monday’s win over Bristol Rovers

Millwall Manager Neil Harris says he’d swap their win over AFC Bournemouth on Saturday for a win at The Valley next weekend

Eurosport have reported similar

And so have the Evening Standard

HITC report that we have had a bid knocked back for Huddersfield’s Kyle Dempsey

HITC also report that we are eyeing a move for Elliott Lee

The SLP say that a move for Huddersfield’s Kyle Dempsey is unlikely

Also in the SLP, Karl Robinson is hoping to add another player to his squad before we face Millwall

The SLP have since said that the new player could be Nathan Byrne

Wednesday, January 4th

The BBC have written a piece likening Joe Aribo to Dele Alli

The Evening Standard have done a similar story

Josh Magennis’ first hat-trick was made even more special as it was scored on his son’s second birthday

Kent Live reported that Samir Carruthers has joined Sheffield United. The MK Dons midfielder had been linked with a move to SE7

The Southend Echo reported upon our U23s’ behind-closed-doors friendly against them yesterday, which we won 4-1

The South London Press say that Ademola Lookman is set for a medical at Everton

HITC also report that a deal is set to be concluded in the next 48 hours

Football Insider report likewise

Blackpool midfielder Brad Potts has been linked with a move to Charlton

Tuesday, January 3rd

Magennis hits hat-trick as Charlton thrash Bristol Rovers, write the South London Press

Also in the SLP, Charlton boss Karl Robinson provides a transfer update

Again in the SLP, Josh Magennis urged Karl Robinson not to take him off in Monday’s win

TalkSPORT have written about 10 January transfer deals that people need to know about

The BBC have reported on Tony Watt returning to the club

Magennis hat-trick helps Charlton to inflict defeat on Bristol Rovers, write ESPN

Sky Sports have reported on Monday’s win

The SLP believe that we are interested in Wigan defender Nathan Byrne

Kent Live believe that we are close to agreeing a loan deal for Brighton’s Jake Forster-Caskey

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