Duchatelet Era

Network Round -Up: Standard still misfiring

Mon Aug 25 2014

Standard de Liege, Belgium Jupiler Pro (1st) League Standard – Westerlo : 2-2. Att. 23,299 Standard could not get back on track after their disappointing loss to Zenit St Petersburg in the UCL on Wednesday night. It is interesting that the UCL game attracted an attendance of only 14,435 Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón, Spain Segunda (2nd)…

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Network Round-Up; another injury time winner for RD.

Mon Aug 18 2014

Standard de Liege, Belgium Jupiler Pro (1st) League Mouscron- Peruwelz -Standard: 5-2. Att. 9,500 Ouch. Thrashed by a small town team who were only promoted last season. However Standard were apparently depleted by injury, and will also have had one eye on Wednesday’s UCL game with Zenit. Ajdarevic started but was subbed on 61’. Thuram…

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Murray: Roland doesn’t pick the team #cafc

Thu Aug 7 2014

At the Club Fun Day on August 3rd Katrien Meire and Richard Murray took part in a question and answer session with supporters.  A video of the session is available on Charlton Player (it can also be seen on Charlton Life).  For anyone who is unable to access the video here is a brief summary of…

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Letter from Liege

Thu Jul 31 2014

A recent pre-season preview of Standard on the Benefoot website caused a stir, not just because of its negative outlook, but because it suggested that Charlton, and Ujpest, were benefitting from investment at Standard’ s expense. Specifically “Luzon could definitely do with Yoni Buyens in midfield and Igor Vetokele should really be firing the goals…

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George Tucudean is Network No.7 / Parzyszek departs for STTV

Tue Jul 15 2014

Charlton today added Romanian Front Man George Tucudean The player still having a year on his contract arrived via Charlton’s sister network club. His playing career with Standard was short lived though when he was purchased and then loaned back to Romanian club Dinamo Bucharesti after an apparently unsuccessful spell of 11 games. He then went on to…

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Chocolate and chip butties – How the Duchatelet model could work for England

Mon Jul 14 2014

BY PAUL BREEN This article first appeared on The Football Pink website June 2014 Much has been written in the national press these past days and weeks about the English football team’s failings in the heat and passion of another World Cup. Images of 1966 again come back to haunt the present generation of players,…

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