Norwich City at home. What was the score? Won 2-0
Well that was exciting wasn't it? Following Charlton in the 21st century by means of an ouija board, morse code, chinese whispers and good old texts. Absolutely ridiculous that the club can't help fans outside of Greater London and parts of Kent, but strangely exciting nevertheless.
I followed on Charlton Life
, which is kind of like being there with your mates but without a game to watch and via the Sporting Life
text update service, which was pretty good, if you are a bit of a statto but scared of crowds.
The best info of course came from inside the ground, and my mate, who has only missed one game league and cup all season, said it was a sparkling performance, the best so far and that Varney looks the dogs doo-da's.
Despite all of the pressure, 20 shots at goal according to Sporting Life and the woodwork hit 2 or 3 times, our attacking play had not resorted in a lead after 80 minutes. McLeod then entered the fray for Varney and his bursts of speed and trickery twice won us penalties, the 2nd may have been outside the box but whatever, as they say in the US of A.
So two penalties and three points takes us into 3rd place after 6 games. Interestingly we have now had 4 penalties in 8 games, which is about 1,000,000% better than during our Premiership years, which just goes to show how we are dominating and hurting teams with our forward play in this league.
I'm going to put my ouija board away now until Saturday. Come on you reds.
What Pards' said: "We mustn't get carried away. You only get performances like tonight four or five times a season, but it will give us confidence."
A bottle of fizzy pop for: Luke Varney. The little blonde bombshell set The Valley alight tonight with a scintillating full debut.