Authorities must intervene on Charlton shambles

Aussie in evidence: Gerard Murphy with the Charlton party at Shrewsbury

As the Charlton takeover appears to be hitting the rocks, RICK EVERITT calls on local MPs Matt Pennycook and Clive Efford to seek the answers fans need and for the EFL to answer questions about its own conduct.


Read the full story here.

Roland is a record-breaker, but not in a good way

RICK EVERITT's detailed VOTV143 analysis of Charlton's 2016/17 annual accounts, which were made available by Companies House at the beginning of April, is now available to read in full online here.

Are we nearly there yet? Aussies break cover

RICK EVERITT reports on a night at The Valley when the action off the pitch ultimately eclipsed the excitement on it, as the men who would be Charlton's new board took seats at the front of the directors' box.


Read his full report. following the play-off semi-final first leg with Shrewsbury Town, here.

Praise for Bowyer and Jackson's SE7 revival

Voice of The Valley's final issue of the season is still available to order here for first-class posting out. 


With a change of manager since the previous issue and a sharp reversal in form there was no shortage of topics for our regular line-up of contributors to sink their teeth into. Matt Wright takes a detailed look at Karl Robinson's 17 momths in charge, while Kyle Andrews and Rick Everitt look at the early transformation under Lee Bowyer, which revived the team's play-off hopes.


Everitt also analyses Charlton's recently published annual accounts for 2016/17, while Wright tells the fascinating story of the club's troubled 1954 tour to South America with the help of original letters home. John Ingram ends the season by looking back at past encounters with Blackburn Rovers, who were the final visitors to The Valley.


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Voice of The Valley 143 (May 2018)

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John Robinson is still giving it all, 15 years on

John Robinson in January 2018

Ex-Charlton winger John Robinson spoke exclusively to Voice of The Valley's US correspondent DOUG CHAPMAN in Florida in January 2018 for VOTV141. 


Robinson updated our readers on his activities in the States - and revealed that he is still feels so passionately about his 11 years at Charlton that he shed a tear when fans chose him for the club's hall of fame. Now you can read the main part of Doug's interview here.


December 5th, 1992 - the pre-match celebrations

To mark the 25th anniversary of Charlton's return to The Valley, on December 5th, 1992, VOTV brings you this previously unseen amateur video of the preamble to the first match back. It was shot by Keith, who worked in the ticket office, from the Jimmy Seed Stand, and has been converted from an old VHS recording. 

You can now order a copy of Rick Everitt's Battle for The Valley for the bargain price of £9 (including P&P to a UK address) below - or £6 if you are one of our new or existing subscribers. 


First published in 1991, the 320-page book (32 completely new) was reissued in 2014 with extra chapters covering the build-up to return to The Valley in December 1992, as well as the great day itself, whch now features in full colour.


This £6 offer is exclusive to current VOTV subscribers and we will verify your details against our database before dispatch. If your're not a current subscriber, you still can order a copy here.


Battle for The Valley - special offer

Battle for The Valley is now available for the reduced price of £9 including postage and packing (UK addresses only) – or if you are a current Voice of The Valley subscriber, you pay just £6 (overseas postage rates on application).

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Leak shows owner had Valley valued for housing

Leaked report shows owner valuing The Valley for redevelopment
Read the Pedder report into residential redevelopment of The Valley
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