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Charlton manager Chris Powell is refusing to rush his injured stars back to first team action.
In Saturday's 2-2 draw with Brighton the Addicks' chief was able to start with Danny Haynes and Lawrie Wilson for the first time in a number of weeks after they recovered from knocks.
It's been 13 years since Ricardo Fuller's dreams of a contract at Charlton were dashed after failing a fitness test.
After he left Premier League Stoke City in the summer, he's now back at The Valley following his signing last month but the philosophical big striker's refusing to see it as unfinished business.
Addicks captain Johnnie Jackson said he's excited at the prospect of seeing new signing Ricardo Fuller go into battle against defences in the Championship.
Charlton boss Chris Powell said at the weekend the 32-year-old Jamaican needed one or two weeks more training before being considered for first team action.
By Rob Virtue
A win and a draw in the first two games of the season against what seemed daunting opposition had Charlton manager Chris Powell beaming this week.
Following Saturday's draw at Birmingham, in which the Blues needed a last gasp equaliser to share the spoils, the Addicks took apart Leicester on Tuesday in a superb first-half before holding on for a 2-1 win.
Diego Tristan unwittingly scored a late winner to give West Ham the perfect end to 2008, and their first home victory in over three months.
Tristan deflected a Carlton Cole shot past Thomas Sorensen in the 88th minute to break the hearts of 10-man Stoke and register his first goal for the Irons.