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Getting To Know You: Charlton Athletic

20 June 2016

Getting to know Charlton Athletic...

With fixture release day (Wednesday 22nd June) just days away, we’re bringing you the lowdown on each of our new opponents in the build-up to the most anticipated day of the close season.

Next up is Charlton Athletic, who were relegated to League One.

Name: Charlton Athletic

Nickname: The Addicks

Founded: 1905
Stadium: The Valley
Distance from Spotland (round trip): 465 miles

Manager: Russell Slade (Appointed in June 2016)

2015-16 League finish: 22nd in the Championship. They were relegated from the Championship to League One.  

2015-16 top scorer: Berg Gudmundsson, 6 goals

Last league meeting: February 21st 2012 – Charlton Athletic 1-1 Rochdale (Nicky Adams).

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