Parkinson Joins Charlton

Last updated : 05 January 2007 By Sam
Parkinson worked with Pardew when they were at Reading.

"This is a fantastic opportunity for me and I am really looking forward to working with Alan Pardew, for whom I have the utmost respect," said Parkinson.

"With the right level of commitment and application by everyone connected with the club, I believe we can stay up this season.

"All my energies will be focused on that objective."