CHRIS Powell's goal in the final match of the 2007/08 campaign saw him break a 72-year-old record to become the oldest player to score in a competitive first-team match for the Addicks.

The former England full-back was aged 38 years, 239 days when he netted against Coventry City, beating Norman Smith, who was 38 years and 46 days when he scored a penalty against Barnsley in January 1936.

A NEW system of supporter representation will operate at Charlton next season after the two-year reign of elected fans' director Ben Hayes comes to an end.

The increasing burden on the elected fan due to changes in corporate law has prompted the planned switch to a fans' forum, which will continue the link between the club's supporters and directors and will also feature senior club officials.

Charlton will announce further details during the summer.

GRANT Basey was called up to the Wales U21 squad on Monday for tonight's home friendly against England at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground.

Yassin Moutaouakil has been picked to represent France at the Toulon International Tournament at the end of the month and Madjid Bougherra, who despite being banned for Algeria's opening two World Cup qualifiers, will still join the Desert Foxes at the end of the month.

DANNY Uchechi is hoping to stake a claim to feature in this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing after being called up by Nigeria for the Intercontinental under-23 Championship in Malaysia.

The 18-year-old striker flew out on Monday to join the Super Eagles squad for the 11-day friendly tournament, which serves as a warm-up for the Olympic Games.

Darren Randolph, meanwhile, has withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland under-21 squad for the same competition.

EXISTING Charlton season-ticket holders can now renew their seat at The Valley for the 2008/09 campaign online at It's the quickest and easiest way to secure a place for next season and all fans who purchase seats before August 1 are guaranteed a free season ticket in the Premier League the following year should Alan Pardew lead the club to promotion.

The seats of existing season-ticket holders will be reserved until the end of May.

DARREN Ambrose could miss the start of next season after having a groin operation. The Addicks midfielder, who scored nine goals in 2007/08 despite struggling with the problem, said he was relieved it had been discovered the ailment stemmed from his hip.

TWO 1940s FA Cup final medals belonging to Addicks legend Don Welsh sold for £9,000 at a London auction last week.

The nine-carat gold medal Don Welsh received for captaining Charlton to victory against Burnley in 1947 final sold for £6,800, around double the estimated price, while his runners-up medal from the previous year fetched £2,200.

THE new acting chief executive of the Charlton Community Trust, which works extensively with young people across Greenwich, Bexley and Kent, will be Jason Morgan.

Mr Morgan was the founder of Charlton's Football in the Community Scheme when the Addicks returned to The Valley in 1992 and has played a key role as the Addicks have forged a pioneering community programme across the South East.

He replaces Steve Waggott, who recently became Charlton's new chief executive. Charlton's next series of fun football courses takes place from May 27 to May 30.

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TWO former Charlton women's team players, Fara Williams and Josanne Potter, were on target for the second time in three weeks as Everton defeated the Addicks 7-0 on Sunday.

Relegated Charlton finished the campaign five points adrift of second-from-bottom Cardiff City.