Trust News

New Loan Limits – to stop Watford debacle (BBC)

Thu Jun 6 2013

BBC Article The Football League is set to restrict the use of overseas loans after Championship Watford brought in 10 players from Udinese last season. Watford, whose owners also own the Italian side, came within a game of promotion, losing the play-off final. The Football League is expected to limit match-day squads to five loanees,…

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Palace to do a Charlton? And should we be worried??

Wed Jun 5 2013

As interim chair of CAS Trust I sometimes get asked to do the odd radio phone-in. I guess they think “we need a Charlton supporter” and hey presto I get the job, the bonus being we get to promote the Trust. Anyway on one occasion I recall there were two particular topics of discussion I had…

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Update on Pre Season Friendly Idea for Lee Rigby #Woolwich

Wed May 29 2013

In a follow up to our earlier posting concerning support for the idea of a pre season friendly for Lee Rigby and Help for Heroes charity. As of 29/05/13: @castrust achieved 110 retweets reaching a 35,000 twitter audience – this represents ten times what a normal tweet ours might get, and may give an idea of the…

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The face that launched 10,000 hits – Trust network hits 3,000

Wed May 29 2013

CAS Trust’s recent survey success in attracting 2,250 survey responses has had a knock on effect to propel the new group further upwards in search of its membership targets. Thanks in a big way to collaborative efforts with CAFC on an email flyer, but also to a lot of hard work all round, the Trust can…

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Addicks can claim first Black Footballer for England (and pub quizzes)

Fri May 24 2013

Eagle eyed Addicks may have noticed former Charlton Under 15 player Benjamin Odeje has been confirmed by the FA as the first black player to represent an England National side. It has taken some time for the story to be confirmed after the matter was first mentioned on a popular fan forum way back in…

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Addicks fans calling for #Woolwich fundraiser

Fri May 24 2013

Social networks have been dominated this week by the events this Wednesday in Woolwich, including Charlton Life a message board of Charlton Athletic fans, the football club in the heart of the community which the event occurred. A mixture of shock and anger, has prevailed as well as a determination that such acts would not…

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