INJURY forced prolific scorer Johnnie Jackson off during Charlton’s 1-0 defeat to Notts County last Friday and he is a doubt for tonight’s home match against Carlisle United.

Simon Francis returned at Meadow Lane following his back and hand injuries, however, and Paul Benson was on the verge of regaining full fitness at the start of the week.

On-loan left-back Federico Bessone (hamstring) is likely to be sidelined for several more weeks.

PAWEL Abbott has left Charlton to join Polish side Ruch Chorzow, the club announced on Monday evening.

The 28-year-old striker was missing from the Addicks squad which was defeated by Notts County on Friday night while he had a medical and discussed personal terms with his new club.

He leaves The Valley on a free transfer after scoring five goals in 25 appearances since joining Charlton for a nominal fee last July.

MOST season-ticket prices at The Valley are being cut by £50 for the 2011/12 campaign and places are now on sale.

Charlton’s new board of directors has reduced the price of most adult, over 60 and U21 seats and an adult season ticket next term is available for just £240 (£10.43 per game), while U18 and U11 rates have been frozen at £75 and £49 respectively.

Season tickets are available on 0871 226 1905 and can be renewed online via later this week and fans will soon receive their personalised application forms.

The prices are only guaranteed until April 4 and could rise if Charlton are promoted to the Championship.

TICKETS are currently on general sale for Charlton’s home games against Tranmere Rovers on Saturday, Brentford on March 12 (both 3pm) and the rearranged match against Southampton on March 22 (7.45pm).

They are priced £17.50, £22.50 and £25.50 adults, £13 and £17.50 over 60s and U21s and £5 all U18s.

All tickets already purchased for the postponed Boxing Day fixture against the Saints remain valid for the rescheduled game.

Buy in person from the Valley commercial centre, see or call 0871 226 1905.

ADDICKS legend Richard Rufus has been appointed as one of four new ambassadors of the Charlton Community Trust.

Also recognised for the outstanding contribution he has made to the trust over a long period of time is former Kent County Council chief executive Peter Gilroy.

HUNDREDS of youngsters met Chris Powell, Jose Semedo, Christian Dailly and Rob Elliot last Thursday as part of a special event in the Valley Superstore during February half-term week.

Fans can still take advantage of a series of retail reductions, however, with blue replica away shirts reduced to £24.95 adults and £19.95 juniors.

CHARLTON U18s travel to academy group leaders Southampton on Saturday (11.30am) after losing 2-0 to Crystal Palace at Sparrows Lane last weekend.

Meanwhile, the Charlton women’s team dumped Premier League National Division side Reading out of the FA Cup the following day.

Despite the dismissal of Pam McRoberts in the first half, Charlton drew 2-2 with the Royals after extra-time thanks to goals from Jenny Newman and Francesca Ali and won the penalty shootout 5-4.

The Addicks next face Brighton & Hove Albion away on Sunday in the league.

TICKETS for Charlton’s away match against Milton Keynes Dons next Tuesday (7.45pm) are currently on general sale, while places are on restricted sale for the trip to Dagenham & Redbridge on March 19 (3pm).

Five-year VIP and Valley Gold season-ticket holders can buy up to two tickets each for the game (one adult plus one U18), while fans who have previously purchased tickets for four different away matches this season can buy as many tickets as they have purchased for all four games.

Eligibility will be extended to all Valley Gold members and season-ticket holders (one ticket apiece) tomorrow (Thursday).

Buy in person from the Valley commercial centre, see or call 0871 226 1905.

SHAYNE Ward, winner of The X Factor in 2005, plus a host of actors from EastEnders, Waterloo Road and Skins, are the first confirmed names for this summer’s Celebrity Soccer Six football tournament at The Valley, which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, May 30.

More than 4,000 people attended the stadium last year to see a mix of singers, actors and comedians playing football and tickets are on sale on 0871 226 1905.

Admission is £12 adults and £8 U12s and family tickets (two adults and three U12s) are £40.

JORDAN Cousins was named captain of England U17s during a tournament in the Algarve last week.

The Addicks defender skippered his country in a 3-1 defeat to Germany on Friday after sitting out the previous day’s 1-1 draw with Romania.

Cousins also wore the armband when he played in the first half of Sunday’s 2-2 draw with hosts Portugal.

PRIME Minister David Cameron last week gave his backing to a new project being run by the Charlton Community Trust.

The trust has been commissioned to deliver a pilot scheme for the National Citizenship Service on behalf of the Football League Trust.

FANS of Motown and Stax favourites from the 1960s, as well as Philly and funky floor-fillers from the 1970s, should head to The Valley on April 1 when Charlton host a Motown and classic soul night.

Solar DJs Andy Field, Tony Monson and Clive R are the star attractions, and the £19.95 admission includes a hot buffet.

Over 18s can book places on or 020 8333 4040.

EIGHTEEN-year-old striker Tosan Popo scored a hat-trick as a CAFC XI defeated Ashford United 7-2 on February 21.

Scott Wagstaff, Chris Solly, Callum Harriott and Adebayo Azeez also found the net in the charity match at Homelands, which raised more than £2,000 for an Ashford official who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

A NEW weekly podcast rounding up all the Charlton news and featuring exclusive interviews is now available to Addicks supporters.

The free Charlton Live podcast is an edited version of the two-hour show broadcast on CAFC Player every Sunday night and can be downloaded from iTunes.