Tag: charlton

The fans finding their voices against oppressive ownership

As the hours on match day ebb by, kick-off slowly drawing ever closer, terraced streets surrounding countless football stadiums across the country buzz with activity as supporters seek to reach their sacred…

When Allan Simonsen went to Charlton

LONG BEFORE FLORENTINO PÉREZ introduced the world to the term ‘Galáctico’, European clubs had been buying superstars in the hope of success both on and off the pitch. In 1982, Barcelona set out…

When Bobby Charlton played for Waterford United in Ireland

As featured on Guardian Sport In today’s modern climate of highly paid footballers, fans outside of England are deprived of one of the game’s greatest pleasures, namely the wandering superstar. Gone are the…