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Bristol City 2 Charlton 1

By Rob Virtue on February 4, 2009 9:30 AM |

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Charlton fell to their second 2-1 defeat this week after a second half collapse against Bristol City.

The south Londoners lost the lead and a double from City's Dele Adebola left them rooted to the bottom of the Championship.

Crime news: Tesco worker attacked

By Rob Virtue on February 3, 2009 5:46 PM |

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A teenager attempted to hit a Tesco cashier with a charity tin when he was refused cigarettes.

The suspect tried to make the purchase from the Millharbour branch at 3.35pm on Sunday, January 25, but was turned away on the grounds he was underage.

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New Met commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson has criticised Tower Hamlets Police for hoisting a gay rights flag outside its station.

The rainbow flag was raised outside Limehouse Police Station for a day on Monday (February 2) in support of LGBT history month.

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East End Homes has defended its move to replace a historic pigeon loft with allotments.

The century-old Millwall Pigeon Club could fold if the Thermopylae Gate loft is taken down, but the association argues that growing fruit and veg "should come before one man's pigeons".

Preview: Bristol City v Charlton

By Rob Virtue on February 3, 2009 2:18 PM |

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Charlton's clash against Bristol City looks to be one of the few to have survived wintery weather on Tuesday night's fixture list.

The 7.45pm match got the go-ahead just ahead midday when referee Kevin Friend gave the pitch the thumbs up.

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The shoe shop, in Cabot Place West, confirmed it will welcome back customers in the next week and is actively recruiting staff.

WestHam.gifThe transfer window creaked shut a little later than advertised last night, giving West Ham, Charlton and Millwall extra time to strike some deals.


West Ham finalised the loan of Calum Davenport to Sunderland, yet another deal in a busy month, despite manager Gianfranco Zola's dislike of the transfer window.

Millwall match off

By Simon Hayes on February 2, 2009 1:20 PM |

Millwall.jpgMillwall's League One clash against Colchester tomorrow has been called off.


The heavy snow overnight has seen the fixture postponed for safety reasons. A date for the rearranged match has not been set.

Burnley 2 Charlton 1

By Rob Virtue on February 2, 2009 10:39 AM |

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It was injury time heatbreak in the north-west for Charlton as the Londoners came back down to earth following the midweek win against Crystal Palace.

Charlton's record in this part of the country is poor in recent years but the Addicks looked like reversing that against Burnley with a Nicky Bailey goal.

Millwall 1 Scunthorpe 2

By John Hill on February 2, 2009 8:16 AM |

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A late brace from Gary Hooper condemned Millwall to a home defeat against fellow promotion-chasers Scunthorpe United.

Leading Irons marksman Hooper netted from close range on 73 minutes to cancel out Gary Alexander's 64th minute opener, before dispatching a winner two minutes from time.

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