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Town Win Away

Charlton
1 - 2
Ipswich

Valley

Boxing Day

Attendance: 18,280

Referee:

Would you Adam and Eve it, Town win away and show grit and determination.
Even though DJ Campbell missed a penalty after 16 minutes he soon had Charlton in a spin by finishing a superb move started by the twinkle-toed Lee Martin.
The winger, who had been sent out on loan to the Valley by Roy 0rubbish manager' Keane, soon rocked the Robins when he hit acorker which ewas saved by ben Hamer but followed up by Daryl Muprhy to take Ipswich into a comfortable two-goal half-time lead.
Chris Powell, the dignified Charlton manager, made two changes at the break and it paid off as they bossed the Blues in the second half.
Danny Haynes, yes he who used to be our Norwich destroyer, netted a consolation from the spot after Martin brought down Solly.
While the Ipswich of old, under Jewell, Keane and Magilton, would have folded, this lot under Mccarthy scrapped to hold on to win.

Star Player

Lee Martin, tantalisingly tricky.

Player Ratings


Henderson 6

Made a couple of good saves but also dodgy at crosses

Orr 6

Struggled to contain Haynes

Chambers 7

Sttod up well to tough strikers

Smith 7

Also satyed strong in face of tough opponents

Cresswell 6

Steady but poor free kicks

Drury 7

Worked hard

N'Daw 7

Contained well enough

Edwards 6

Helped out but lost ball

Martin 8

Involved in all the goals

Campbell 7

Missed pen but took his goal well

Murphy 8

Battered the Robins


Writer:Cockney Blue
Date:Wednesday December 26 2012
Time: 8:17PM

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Well done ....We might still have something to shout about this season.....If DJ wants to stay we should really splash the cash for him......
quietman
27/12/2012 13:16:00
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