Mark Marshall pays tribute to retiring Charlton skipper Johnnie Jackson

Mark Marshall paid tribute to Charlton captain Johnnie Jackson, following Saturday’s victory over second-placed Blackburn Rovers at The Valley

Marshall put in a tireless performance on the left wing, as the Addicks ground out a hard-fought and hugely-important victory to keep their play-off ambitions on track. 

At the end of the season, skipper Jackson will hang up his boots. After the game, he addressed the Valley faithful and Marshall was quick to join the tributes. 

“I take my hat off to the man,” Marshall said. “What a guy and what a player he's been for the club. I was going to say ‘all the best in your new venture’ but he’s obviously coaching us and hopefully he can have a long and successful coaching and management career.

“He’s been a loyal servant to Charlton, a good player, a good man and he is a good to be around. 

“He’s always trying to help the young lads and always stays behind with me, whether it’s to work on my crossing, shooting or stuff like that. I’m not even young anymore, so that shows his commitment!

“It was great to send him off with a victory but hopefully Blackburn is not the last home game of the season.”

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