Charlton Face Tough Start To Season

Last updated : 23 June 2006 By Editor
They will meet at Upton Park on August 19th in the first London derby of the season before Manchester United are the first visitors to The Valley on August 22nd.

Bolton then travel to SE7 on August 26th and then the second London derby takes place when the Addicks take on defending champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on September 9th.

The Christmas period sees Dowie's men travel to Middlesbrough on December 23rd before a Boxing Day London derby against Fulham at The Valley. Aston Villa then visit on December the 30th before a first visit to the brand new Emirates Stadium to take on Arsenal on New Year's Day.

Charlton's final home game of the season is against Tottenham on May 5th, and the season finishes against Liverpool at Anfield on May 13th.

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