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
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).