Charlton’s Lee Bowyer brings back a taste of happiness after bleak times

15 May 2019 09:00
Protests against the owner are on hold with Doncaster lying in wait for Friday’s League One play-off semi-final second legBe it mock funeral processions, plastic pigs or packets of crisps pausing play, it has been impossible to escape the negativity that has clouded Charlton Athletic in recent seasons.The deeply unpopular owner, Roland Duchâtelet, remains the elephant in the room as uncertainty continues to reign, but things have been going so swimmingly on the pitch that, for now at least, the protests are on hold and the off-field noise has been somewhat muffled; a run of eight wins from nine matches has propelled Lee Bowyer’s side to within touching distance of a return to the Championship. For fed-up and fatigued fans, this is a rare opportunity to milk the moment. Related: Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach Championship play-off final Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian