Welcome to word on the tweet where we gather the recent goings-on in and around Charlton Athletic on Twitter. Fans views and discussions are the main part of it all here as we look ahead to Saturday’s game against Accrington Stanley.
First up Soccer AM tweeted this-
Confession time! Name a footballer who you thought was going to be brilliant before being proved wrong ????????
— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) January 18, 2019
And the fans had a look back at some of the not so useful players we have had at The Valley
Yohann Thuram #Cafc
— Oz (@pauloz1806) January 18, 2019
Completely agree with this one Thuram was stealing a living working as a goalkeeper and when he just randomly turned up at Sparrows Lane and said im in the new goalkeeper, we knew trouble was arising. Thuram who was born on Halloween scared us Charlton fans by how bad he was and he is currently at French Ligue 2 side Le Havre having made just 28 appearances in the last 2 and a half years.
Martin Pringle #cafc
— Neil Bright (@NeilBright) January 18, 2019
Now we are really going back some years. The Swedish man Martin Pringle first came to us on loan from Portuguese giants Benfica and with what was a successful loan two-month loan in the Premier League we then decided to get him in on a permanent basis. We got relegated from the Premier League back down to Division One but his goal rate was not great for a forward, however all in all, he wasn’t a terrible player. Unfortunately, when he was on loan at Grimsby Town he broke his leg and was forced to retire from football at the age of 30. He is currently the manager of Eskilsminne IF in the Swedish third division.
Luke Varney #cafc
— Paul Glover (@Glovepup) January 18, 2019
Luke Varney could have been a fantastic player, we signed him in 2007 from Crewe Alexander for £2million which rose to £2.5million. But just 10 goals in 61 appearances was just not good enough. He is now 36 years old and he is currently plying his trade at Cheltenham Town where this season he has scored 6 goals in 17 games.
Next up for word on the tweet is something that I try to listen to live every Sunday and Thursday and that is…..
???? PODCAST RELEASED
This week's Big Match Preview, looking ahead to Accrington, is now available
???? Stream online: https://t.co/YoM2ecwBVE
— Charlton Live (@charltonlive) January 17, 2019
It really is a great Charlton radio show with brilliant hosts who are Charlton through and through and know what they talking about, make sure to tune in every Sunday and Thursday at 7 pm on BBC London Maritime Radio!
Now we move on to a more serious issue…
SVRL | Ahead of @CAFCofficial's Street Violence Ruins Lives game on Saturday, here's a look at some of the campaign's work. Tomorrow is also Kids for a Quid >> https://t.co/fpeocoid8z #cafc pic.twitter.com/mAAeRlWWCs
— Charlton Athletic Community Trust (@CAFCTrust) January 18, 2019
As we all know knife crime has been a real problem in England and South-London especially. The crimes rates have skyrocketed and something needs to be done quickly if we are all ever to defeat what is going on, on our streets. SVRL are trying to get young people off the streets and into more positive activities and football is a great way to send that message to the young people of our community and Charlton are using this opportunity to put the kids for a quid initiative back on to get some of the young people in to The Valley and hopefully to find a better purpose in life than being on the streets being influenced by drugs and violence to get by in life. Huge respect to both parties for putting this on!
We will be back with word on the tweet on Sunday gathering all of your thoughts on the Accrington Stanley game.
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