Results tagged “Charlton”
A win at Derby and Millwall are safe. A defeat and they rely on one of Barnsley and Peterborough to drop points or Sheffield Wednesday to lose. And if the Lions do get a point then Barnsley need a big win to overtake them.
But Kenny Jackett's men will be hoping to end a poor second half of the season with a win against the Midlands side who have little to play for.
West Ham put in a brave performance against Manchester City before Yaya Toure's 81st minute goal added to Serio Aguero's early strike to finish them off.
Andy Carroll's late consolation was too little too late and had manager Sam Allardyce moaning to the Telegraph: "Our problem all season has been that we haven't taken those chances."
West Ham better be alert against wounded animals Manchester City in Saturday's early kick-off.
Last year's champions' 3-1 defeat to Spurs last week, followed by seeing their bitter rivals take their league crown, meant it was a bad week for Roberto Mancini's men.
Wolves were left licking their wounds after Charlton dumped them back in the relegation zone thanks to a last minute winner from Jon Obika.
The Observer quoted Wolves boss Dean Saunders as calling the result "cruel".
Charlton and Millwall dominated the headlines from the weekend action with the Addicks romping home to their biggest away win in their history while Millwall were embroiled in controversy after their Wembley visit.
A 6-0 thrashing saw Charlton continue a rich vein of form which has seen them take 10 points from four games.