Olympic Stadium Campaign

Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust, as part
of a coalition of national Supporters' Trusts, are campaigning for transparency of the Olympic Stadium deal that gives West Ham United a new home, apparently at the expense of the taxpayer.

Read more in our campaign pages.

 

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Government response to Olympic Stadium petition “wholly inadequate”, say Supporters’ group

September 4th, 2015 - The Government’s response to calls for a public inquiry into the deal between the London Legacy Development Corporation and West Ham United for the rental of the Olympic Stadium has been condemned as “wholly inadequate” by a coalition of 14 football Supporters’ Trusts. The coalition had set up a petition on the UK Government website, […]
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Toothless Wolves?

August 27th, 2015 - When the fixtures were published two months ago, few would have imagined that Charlton would be travelling to Molineux on Saturday still unbeaten and full of confidence.  Four wins, two draws, 13 goals, 4 against. Two of last year's Premier League teams beaten; two battling away draws against fancied sides; two lower league clubs efficiently despatched in the Cup […]
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CALL FOR OLYMPIC STADIUM PUBLIC INQUIRY GOES NATIONAL

August 25th, 2015 - Calls for a public inquiry into the secretive deal between the London Legacy Development Committee and West Ham United Football Club for the rental of the Olympic Stadium have now gone national. Since an unprecedented alliance of London fan groups, led by Charlton and Leyton Orient fans, launched a petition on the No10 website last […]
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Olympic Stadium – Please sign the new petition launched by a coalition of EIGHT London Supporters Trusts

August 19th, 2015 - The broadcast of the BBC programme on the Olympic Stadium deal (link above) has triggered a fast moving and remarkable coalition of Supporters Trusts across London who are now working together to demand a full public enquiry. Please sign the petition by clicking on this link and share it as widely as possible. Below is […]
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Seeing the wood for the trees: Nottingham Forest Match Preview

August 17th, 2015 - CAS Trust Board Member Aaron Bowater previews Tuesday night's match. Not a season passes without pundits falling over one another to crown the Championship winner and promotion contenders before a ball is kicked. Similarly ritualistic has been the fawning of said talking heads over Nottingham Forest and their odds on a return to the promised […]

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Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust has been formed to give fans a voice and to act as positive force to help preserve Charlton Athletic Football Club for its fans and community.

Charlton fans are widely attribute with being among the first fans and club to widely utilise fan participation. To begin with this was inspired by an epic struggle to return CAFC to it's historic home, however this partnership between fans and Board went on to preside over a dramatic reversal in the clubs fortunes culminating in a return to the top flight in a Premier Class stadium for a number of years. Charlton now occupy the Championship (tier 2 of the English League) after a two year spell in League 1 (tier 3) which ended in them winning the League 1 title.

The Club changed hands in January 2014 after former owners Tony Jiminez and Michael Slater sold the club to Belgian businessman Roland Duchâtelet with other former owner Richard Murray staying on as a non-executive Chairman.

Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust was formed on the 20th anniversary of the clubs return to the Valley on 5 December 2012.  It celebrated its launch that day, also marking the anniversary in the clubs bar Bartram's.

Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust is committed to being a representative, professional, independent, democratic and accountable body.

As outlined in the second meeting of the interim steering group, the Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust aims:

“To Preserve Charlton Athletic Football Club for This and Future Generations”.

This is broken down as follows:

  • To give the fans a voice and represent their interests in the running of the Club.
  • To actively support Charlton Athletic Football Club in achieving success both on and off the pitch.
  • To assist in preserving the long term future of the Club, it’s history, culture, values and identity in our Community.

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