CHARLTON ATHLETIC
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Ground: The Valley,
Floyd Road,
Charlton,
London, SE7 8BL
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Tel: 020 8847 2511
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 44 miles from HW via M4 into London)
See the map above for exact ground location. Check www.rac.co.uk for detailed directions. Also see the Charlton Atheltic official website - Getting there page
Train: Nearest overground station is Charlton, approx 0.2 miles from The Valley and served from central London via Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge, with limited departures from Victoria and Cannon Street. The Docklands Light Railway stations at Greenwich and Lewisham are approx 3 miles from the ground. While the nearest Underground station is North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line and approx 2 miles from the Valley.
Check www.nationrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.

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Players who have played for both Clubs.
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Nathan Ashton - A former trainee at Charlton who represented England more than 30 times from U16 to U20 level. Made just one First Team app for Charlton prior to joining Wycombe at the start of the 2008/2009. Released in May 2009 after making 13 apps for Wycombe under Peter Taylor.

Gary Doherty - Experienced central defender who joined Wanderers on loan in February 2012. Originally started his pro career with Luton Town in 1997 before time with Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City before joining Charlton in 2010.

Dennis Edwards - Striker who left Wycombe in 1958 to join Charlton Athletic where he went on to score 61 times in the Football League. Also made 11 Football League appearances for Brentford in 1967 while on loan from Portsmouth and scored twice.

Paul Emblen - Joined Chartlon from Tonbridge Angels in the summer of 1997 but made just two substitute appearances switching to Wycombe in September 1998 for a 60,000 fee. Best remembered by Wycombe fans for scoring the vital goal that kept Wycombe up in the last game of the 1998/99 season at Lincoln.

Paul Hayes - Striker who scored 6 goals in 6 apps during a loan spell from The Valley in February and March 2012. Unfortunately for Wycombe was recalled by Charlton boss Chris Powell before his loan spell had ended, thus seriously damaging Wanderers League One survival hopes that season. Previously spent most of his Football League career with Scunthorpe United, making more than 250 apps in two spells. Has also played for Barnsley, Preston North End and Huddersfield Town.

Steve Jones - Spent two and a half years at Charlton in the late 1990's - scoring 8 times in 53 League appearances. Previously played for West Ham and Bournemouth. Made 5 League appearances for Wycombe on loan from Bristol City during the 2000/2001 season.

Rob Lee - Made more than 300 appearances for Charlton prior to a lengthy spell with Newcastle United where he also gained England honours. Spent the tail end of his career at Wycombe, making a handfull of apps towards the end of the 2004/5 season under John Gorman.

Scott McGleish - Youngster at Charlton - making 6 substitute appearances before a lengthy career that included spells at Peterborough United, Leyton Orient, Barnet, Colchester United and Northampton Town before three seasons at Wycombe where he scored 34 goals in 81 appearances.

Ben Roberts - Goalkeeper who made 15 appearances for Wycombe during the 1995/96 season on loan from Middlesbrough. After further loan spells with Bradford City, Millwall and Luton, switched to Charlton in the summer of 2000 but was restricted to just one substitute appearance before moving to Brighton in the summer of 2003. Forced to retire in 2005 aged 29 due to a back injury.

Mark Robson - Midfielder who made four Football League appearances for Wycombe during the 1998/99 season while on loan from Notts County. Originally a trainee with Exeter City before a move to Spurs where he made a handfull of First Team appearances before switching to West Ham. Spent three and half years at Charlton (104 apps - 9 goals) before ending his career at Notts County. Has also played on loan for Reading, Watford and Plymouth.

Len Worley - Wanderers legend who played one First Team game for Charlton in Division One during the 1957/58 as an amateur. The winger played more than 500 games for Wycombe between 1954 and 1969.


Not forgetting...
Sid Cann - Influential coach at the Wanderers in the 1950's and previously a player with Chalrton where he made 85 First Team appearances between 1935 and 1946. Joined Wycombe in 1952 and led them to two Isthmian League Championships and the final of the 1957 Amateur Cup.

Don Welsh - Coach for the Wanderers between 1962 and 1964. Legendary player with Charlton between 1935 and 1947 and a member of their FA Cup winning side of 1947 versus Burnley. Scored 44 League goals for Charlton in 199 appearances.

Les Reed - Player with the Wanderers in the 1978/79 season and later to become a coach with the Football Association. Left the FA in 1995 to take up assistant role with Charlton under Alan Curbishley. Rejoined the FA in 1998 before returning to Charlton as assistant to Iain Dowie in the summer of 2006. Then had an infamous six week period as Charlton Manager including the period where they lost to Wycombe in the League Cup.

Chairboys all-time record against The Valiants
DATE Comp V Res SCORE Att
Tue, 19 Dec, 2006 LC5 A W 1-0 18,940
Sat, 8 Aug, 2009 FL2 A L 2-3 16,552
Sat, 16 Jan, 2010 FL2 H L 1-2 6,123
Tue, 25 Oct, 2011 FL2 H L 1-2 5,406
Key:
LC= Football League Cup
FL2= Football League Division Two/'League One'
Where available click date for match report
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