March 25, 2023
Andrew Cullen's Charlton Program Notes - News

Completely satisfied New Yr to everybody who was with us at Fratton Park this afternoon for this Sky Wager League One fixture. We welcome everybody touring with Charlton and want everybody a secure journey dwelling this night.

With three video games performed in simply seven days, Monday by Sunday, one other festive interval represented a busy interval for each followers and soccer membership staff. Final yr the Christmas and New Yr program was interrupted throughout the EFL because of Covid and naturally, a yr in the past we have been in a lockdown and have been taking part in behind closed doorways. It’s subsequently a privilege to have been given the chance to play in entrance of a packed viewers this season on Boxing Day at Exeter after which at dwelling at Ipswich on Thursday, and one other huge turnout is predicted this afternoon. We’re extraordinarily grateful for everybody’s continued help.

Regardless of the sickness that also afflicts a few of the first workforce, we’ve got witnessed a very decided workforce efficiency in opposition to Ipswich and we have been all discouraged to confess it so late. We have been totally conscious that the followers within the recreation rightly count on a decided and aggressive picture and that the encouragement and help we obtained from you all through shouldn’t be underestimated. Right this moment we should proceed with one other decided present and reaffirm our religion as we enter a busy spherical of fixtures with matches that may make up for many of the golf equipment round us.

The mid-season switch window opens at present and as at all times we’ll attempt to strengthen wherever potential. For every membership, core recruitment is generally accomplished through the summer time, and choices in January are comparatively restricted, so with the welcomed participation of our new sporting director Wealthy Hughes, our ideas are additionally strategically shifting to the subsequent summer time window and past.

Our contingency plans might want to work throughout the EFL roster restrict, which limits golf equipment to a most of twenty-two outfielders over the age of 21. After a busy summer time, we at present have 21 gamers on this class, so there’s at present room for another ‘over-age’ participant simply this month. In fact, we could also be topic to mortgage remembers, or some gamers who aren’t frequently concerned might search alternatives elsewhere, creating extra choices.

Subsequent Saturday, together with your superb 8,880 help, we head to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium within the third spherical of the Emirates FA Cup. A small variety of our tickets have been returned over the Christmas interval and we’ll attempt to launch them early subsequent week. Season ticket holders who can not buy seats through the first gross sales interval shall be given precedence. All particulars shall be printed quickly on our web site and on the membership’s social media channels.

We’re grateful to Lucketts Journey for offering just a few additional buses, all from Fratton Park, because the deliberate nationwide practice strike is affecting everybody’s journey plans. For those who intend to make use of the bus and need to go away your automobile on the stadium, you will have to order your seat prematurely because of the restricted capability of the automotive park. This may be achieved by the e-commerce web site. We hope will probably be a day to recollect for all who journey, and I do know we’ll do our greatest to make Pompey proud.

Right this moment we’re delighted to welcome Leo and Levi, two younger males, aged 16 and 17, from Portsmouth. By means of the Inspiring Change Program at Unloc and in collaboration with Pompey at Neighborhood, they created a marketing campaign to encourage youth to not carry knives. and making Portsmouth a safer metropolis. The timing notably resonates with the nationwide media reporting some tragic stabbings at Christmas. It is actually necessary that we help Leo and Levi by the ability that soccer ought to encourage and encourage. To be taught extra, please go to their Instagram Web page @PutTheKnivesDown.

We realized on Thursday that Brazilian soccer legend Pele handed away. For a era like mine, Pele stays one of many biggest – an excellent participant who gained three World Cups and have become an amazing ambassador after his retirement, including a lot to our recreation. Gamers will put on black armbands this afternoon, and we ask you to recollect Pele by becoming a member of in with a minute of applause earlier than kick-off.

Lastly, on behalf of everybody on the membership, might I thanks all to your excellent help all through 2022, each at dwelling and away? Making an attempt our greatest to create magical moments and particular recollections for everybody.

Benefit from the recreation at present and for the remainder of the festive season. BABY!

Andrew Cullen

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