2006–07 Charlton Athletic F.C. season

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Charlton Athletic
2006–07 season
Manager Iain Dowie (until November)
Les Reed (from November to December)
Alan Pardew (from December)
Stadium The Valley
FA Premier League 19th (relegated)
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League: Darren Bent (13)
All: Darren Bent (15)
Highest home attendance 27,111 (vs. Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham United and Sheffield United)
Lowest home attendance 23,423 (vs. Blackburn Rovers, 5 December 2006
Average home league attendance 26,195

During the 2006–07 English football season, Charlton Athletic competed in the FA Premier League.

Season summary[edit]

Following Alan Curbishley's resignation after 10 years in charge of the Addicks, Northern Irishman Iain Dowie was snared from South London rivals Crystal Palace who were relegated in the previous season, but, despite being given more money to spend in the transfer market than any other previous Charlton manager, the club were in the relegation zone for most of his tenure and he was sacked in November. First-team coach Les Reed stepped into the breach, but also proved unsuitable for the job and was in turn replaced by former West Ham United manager Alan Pardew. Pardew was unable to stop the rot and after eight years in the top-flight division, since their debut in the 1998-99 season, which resulted in relegation the first time, but bouncing back to return to the division in 2000 , Charlton were relegated in 2007, where they had come close to European qualification on several occasions.

Kit[edit]

Charlton retained their kit manufacturing deal with Spanish apparel manufacturers Joma, who produced a new kit for the season. The kit sponsorship deal with Spanish real estate company Llanera.

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 England DF Luke Young (captain)
3 Iceland DF Hermann Hreiðarsson
4 Senegal MF Amdy Faye
5 Republic of Ireland MF Andy Reid
6 Bulgaria DF Radostin Kishishev
7 England FW Marcus Bent
8 Republic of Ireland MF Matt Holland[1]
9 China MF Zheng Zhi
10 England FW Darren Bent
11 England MF Darren Ambrose
12 Jamaica FW Kevin Lisbie[2]
14 England MF Jerome Thomas
15 Morocco DF Talal El Karkouri
16 Cameroon MF Alex Song (on loan from Arsenal)
No. Position Player
18 Netherlands FW Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink[3]
19 Denmark MF Dennis Rommedahl
20 England MF Bryan Hughes
22 Algeria DF Madjid Bougherra[4]
23 Senegal DF Souleymane Diawara
24 England DF Jonathan Fortune
28 England DF Osei Sankofa
29 England MF Lloyd Sam
32 Wales DF Ben Thatcher[5]
33 Republic of Ireland GK Darren Randolph
35 England DF Nathan Ashton
36 Norway GK Thomas Myhre
38 England GK Scott Carson (on loan from Liverpool)

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
9 Jamaica FW Jason Euell[6] (to Middlesbrough)
13 Uruguay MF Omar Pouso (loan return to Peñarol)
16 Denmark GK Stephan Andersen (to Brøndby)
No. Position Player
22 Mali DF Djimi Traoré[7] (to Portsmouth)
25 Uruguay DF Gonzalo Sorondo (released)
32 Northern Ireland FW Michael Carvill (released)

Reserve squad[edit]

The following players did not appear for the first team this season.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
17 United States DF Cory Gibbs
21 England MF Simon Walton
25 England FW Chris Dickson[8]
26 Central African Republic DF Kelly Youga
27 Republic of Ireland GK Rob Elliot[9]
30 England FW Myles Weston
31 England MF Alistair John
No. Position Player
34 Finland DF Jani Tanska
37 England FW James Walker[10]
39 Iceland MF Rúrik Gíslason
40 England MF Rashid Yussuff
41 England FW Donovan Simmonds
42 England DF Aswad Thomas

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
33 GK Republic of Ireland Darren Randolph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
36 GK Norway Thomas Myhre 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
38 GK England Scott Carson 38 0 36 0 0 0 2 0
Defenders
2 DF England Luke Young 32 1 29 1 0 0 3 0
3 DF Iceland Hermann Hreiðarsson 33 0 30+1 0 0 0 2 0
15 DF Morocco Talal El Karkouri 39 3 36 3 1 0 2 0
22 DF Algeria Madjid Bougherra 5 0 2+3 0 0 0 0 0
23 DF Senegal Souleymane Diawara 26 0 18+5 0 0+1 0 2 0
24 DF England Jonathan Fortune 13 0 6+2 0 1 0 4 0
28 DF England Osei Sankofa 12 0 9 0 0 0 1+2 0
32 DF Wales Ben Thatcher 11 0 10+1 0 0 0 0 0
35 DF England Nathan Ashton 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Midfielders
4 MF Senegal Amdy Faye 32 1 25+3 1 1 0 2+1 0
6 MF Bulgaria Radostin Kishishev 18 0 6+8 0 1 0 3 0
8 MF Republic of Ireland Matt Holland 36 1 27+6 1 1 0 1+1 0
9 MF China Zheng Zhi 12 1 8+4 1 0 0 0 0
11 MF England Darren Ambrose 30 3 21+5 3 1 0 1+2 0
14 MF England Jerome Thomas 24 3 16+4 3 0+1 0 3 0
16 MF Cameroon Alex Song 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
19 MF Denmark Dennis Rommedahl 32 1 19+9 1 1 0 2+1 0
20 MF England Bryan Hughes 27 1 15+9 1 0 0 3 0
29 MF England Lloyd Sam 9 0 3+4 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
Forwards
7 FW England Marcus Bent 35 2 17+13 1 1 0 4 1
10 FW England Darren Bent 35 15 32 13 0 0 2+1 2
12 FW Jamaica Kevin Lisbie 9 0 1+7 0 0 0 0+1 0
18 FW Netherlands Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 29 4 11+14 2 1 0 2+1 2
Players transferred out during the season
13 MF Uruguay Omar Pouso 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
22 DF Mali Djimi Traoré 13 0 11 0 1 0 1 0
25 DF Uruguay Gonzalo Sorondo 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated: 30 May 2007
Source: Competitions

Starting 11[edit]

Considering starts in all competitions

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Out[edit]

Transfers in: Decrease £13,700,000
Transfers out: Increase £1,300,000
Total spending: Decrease £12,400,000

Results[edit]

Premier League[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holland was born in Bury, England, but qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally through his grandmother and made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland in 1999.
  2. ^ Lisbie was born in Hackney, England, but qualified to represent Jamaica internationally and made his international debut for Jamaica in 2002.
  3. ^ Hasselbaink was born in Paramaribo, Suriname.
  4. ^ Bougherra was born in Longvic, France, but qualified to represent Algeria internationally and made his international debut for Algeria in June 2004.
  5. ^ Thatcher was born in Swindon, England and has represented England at level, but also qualified to represent Wales internationally through his grandmother and made his international debut for Wales in March 2004.
  6. ^ Euell was born in Lambeth, England, but qualified to represent Jamaica internationally through his father and made his international debut for Jamaica in November 2004.
  7. ^ Traoré was born in Saint-Ouen, France, but qualified to represent Mali internationally and made his international debut for Mali in 2004.
  8. ^ Dickson was born in East Dulwich, London, England, but also qualified to represent Ghana and Jamaica internationally and would make his international debut for Ghana in August 2008.
  9. ^ Elliot was born in Chatham, England, but qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally and has represented them at youth level.
  10. ^ Walker was born in Hackney, England, and has represented England at youth level, but also qualified to represent Antigua and Barbuda internationally and made his international debut for Antigua and Barbuda in September 2012.
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