For many Charlton fans its a football tradition that rates alongside a pre-match pint, a halftime pie and a post match post-mortem over another pint. It somehow defies the technological world we live in today, a world where social media, podcasting, blogging and vlogging offer alternative viewpoints of our club. To some it competes, to […]
A Matchstick Man Match Report – 1985 – by Clive Harris
Today can follow our teams fortunes via tablets, apps, 24/7 dedicated sports news channels, streaming services, internet forums, red buttons and of course, the best option of all, in the flesh. Live commentary, goal updates, breaking news and matchday information is readily available at our fingertips whether we are in Woolwich or Woolloomooloo meaning we […]
A Predictable Outcome – 10 August 1968
As last season ended with such a dramatic finale, we rightly praised our popular management duo of Lee Bowyer & Johnny Jackson as two of our own. ‘Charlton through and through’, they are both undoubtedly easy for us to relate to, as supporters we know they understand what makes our club tick and how to […]
Duff Morris Bruce – Soldier, Scrapper & Addick
As the centenary of the Great War passes, the nation paused to consider the efforts and sacrifices of so many, though often overlooked among the horror of war were the numerous opportunities that service life presented.
Charlton Museum trustee and war historian Clive Harris, takes a look at the clubs very first rivals who came in the form of their military neighbours.
Museum opening times
First Friday every month 11 am til 2.30 pm Home match days 11 am til 1 pm. Private viewing can be made by appointment.
In from the Cold, Herbert Nobby Nightingale
Let those that come after see, that this name is not forgotten… As a lifelong Charlton fan and a military historian I had always been intrigued by the oft repeated post war quote, ‘We have a war record of which we are justly proud. Some thirty of our members served in HM Forces on the […]