Charlton defender poised to make league debut for Dons

Yado Mambo wins a header at Bromley last pre-season. PICTURE BY EDMUND BOYDEN.

Yado Mambo wins a header at Bromley last pre-season. PICTURE BY EDMUND BOYDEN.

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YADO Mambo is set for his first taste of League football tonight after joining AFC Wimbledon on loan for 28 days.

The 20-year-old centre-half, who has made four appearances for the Addicks in cup competitions, is in line to make his debut for the League Two side against Oxford United.

CHRIS Powell added to his squad by recruiting two players on loan for three months over the weekend.

Ivory Coast international midfielder Abdul Razak, 19, has joined until December 29 from Manchester City, while Queens Park Rangers striker Rob Hulse, 32, has been captured until January 1.

SKIPPER Johnnie Jackson faces a potential spell on the sidelines after being forced off during Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Blackburn Rovers with a hamstring injury.

Jackson had earlier netted the 50th league and cup goal of his career.

Ricardo Fuller also missed the match through illness.

ALL tickets for Charlton’s match against Barnsley on Saturday, October 20 (3pm) are just £5 after the club announced the return of Football for a Fiver.

The £5 tickets are on sale now on 0871 226 1905, in person at the Valley commercial centre and via cafc.co.uk and fans can also download promotional posters and flyers from the club’s official website.

EX-EUROPEAN Footballer of the Year Allan Simonsen got a rapturous Valley reception at half-time of Saturday’s match against Blackburn Rovers during a rare visit back to his former club.

Denmark international Simonsen, now general manager at Danish side FC Fredericia, played 17 times for Charlton in 1982/83 and pipped Michel Platini and Kevin Keegan to win the Ballon d’Or in 1977.

ADEBAYO Azeez helped England U19s qualify for the Elite round of the European Championships on Monday when he appeared as a second-half substitute in a 1-1 draw against Ukraine in Estonia.

The Addicks striker had earlier made his youth international debut for the Three Lions in Friday’s 6-0 win against the Faroe Islands.

CHARLTON and Watford’s players will warm up before tonight’s Valley fixture wearing special T-shirts to promote awareness of men’s cancer.

The Charlton Community Trust and the club joined forces with the Greenwich Primary Care Teaching Trust for the Blue Ribbon campaign and free health checks are available before kick-off.

SEASON tickets for Charlton’s 2012/13 Championship campaign have now been reduced to encompass the final 17 games of the season.

They are now available from £230 adults, with over 60s and U21s from £160 and U18s £99.

All U11s are just £49.

They can be bought in person at the Valley commercial centre or by calling 0871 226 1905 from 9am-5pm weekdays and 10am-1pm non-match Saturdays.

Fans can also purchase online via cafc.co.uk or download and complete an application form.

STRIKER Leon Clarke scored his fifth goal in five games for loan club Scunthorpe United on Saturday.

The forward opened the scoring against Portsmouth, but the Iron were beaten 2-1.

STANDARD home matchday prices apply for tickets to the home games against Middlesbrough on November 3 (3pm) and Cardiff City on November 6 (7.45pm).

Tickets are on general sale and can be bought online via cafc.co.uk or by calling 0871 226 1905.

Fans can also take advantage of reduced prices for both the Boro and Cardiff games by purchasing a Perfect Pair £10 advance discount for adults and many over 60s and U21s.

The same ticket for the two games must be bought at the same time, and tickets cannot be refunded.

For more details, or to buy, call 0871 226 1905 or see cafc.co.uk

TOM Derry scored twice – taking his tally to three goals in two games against Welsh clubs – as Charlton U18s defeated Swansea City 6-1 on Saturday.

Midfielder Harry Gerard netted a treble at Sparrows Lane and the A|ddicks are again in action at home this Saturday, against Bristol City (12pm).

TICKETS remain on sale for Charlton’s away matches against Blackpool on Saturday, Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 27 (both 3pm) and Leeds United on October 23 (7.45pm).

For more details, or to buy, see cafc.co.uk or call 0871 226 1905.

A GEMMA Bryan hat-trick inspired the Charlton women’s team to a first win of the season as Portsmouth were beaten 7-2 on Saturday, with the victory at Thamesmead Town’s Bayliss Avenue taking the Addicks out of the relegation zone in the Premier League, National Division.

Charlton next travel to Cardiff City on Sunday.

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