The Official Site is not carrying it but the normally reliable Kent Online is citing that Charlton have signed 22-year old midfielder Tom Soares from Stoke
on loan for 93 days. (more
This news is hot on the trail of last night's first win for over 3 months, and in which no loan players were in the 18 that either played or sat on the bench. Soares had a very fine reputation at the Nigels and has done well at Stoke City featuring quite regularly so the news both surprises and enlivens me. His preferred position has been central midfield, so I wonder if this will mean a departure?
Rumours have been doing the rounds all day after it was mentioned in this morning's Daily Mail
, that Andy Gray will going in the reverse direction joining the Potters on loan to be closer to his family but it appears to have fallen through.