The Valley observed a minute’s silence as Charlton players wore poppies on their shirts ahead of the 100th anniversary since the end of the First World War.

Before their League One clash with Doncaster Rovers, they were joined by troops and submariners on the centre-circle during the club’s annual Armed Forces Day (November 3).

The occasion was also used to remember the late Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddanaphraba who was tragically killed in a helicopter crash at the King Power Stadium.

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Players wore black armbands as a way to pay their respects, with the world of football mourning his sudden and untimely death.

Addicks captain Jason Pearce laid a wreath alongside Doncaster skipper Andy Butler as a bugler performed “The Last Post” prior to kick-off.

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Charlton players Fred Chick and Herbert ‘Nobby’ Nightingale were killed during the First World War alongside club secretary Jim Mackenzie.

Next Sunday (November 11) will mark a century since the end of the war.

You can click through our small gallery to see pictures from the day, taken by photographer Kyle Andrews.