CHRIS Solly last Friday signed a new contract to keep him at Charlton until 2014 in the same week he learned that he was on the long list of Great Britain football team manager Stuart Pearce for this summer’s Olympic Games.

The right-back is one of 191 names on Pearce’s initial list, which will next be shortened in March.

ALL tickets for Charlton’s home match against Stevenage on February 25 (3pm) are being reduced to just £5 as the Addicks relaunch their successful Football for a Fiver initiative.

The deal attracted 22,151 to the Chesterfield game in September and 24,767 for Exeter City’s visit in February 2011 and Charlton officials are hoping for another bumper crowd for Stevenage’s first visit to The Valley.

Places are on general sale, and more details are on or 0871 226 1905.

DAREL Russell will miss Charlton’s next three matches after being sent off against Sheffield United on Saturday.

It was the club’s second red card of the season and he will now miss the Exeter City, Bury and Rochdale games.

FANS can secure a place at five of Charlton’s league games until the end of April for less than the price of four by using a Jackson’s Five flexible multi-ticket.

Priced £69 and £99, the five-voucher booklets can be exchanged for match tickets for any home League One games.

What’s more, every booklet includes a Superstore discount voucher worth 10 per cent off all Macron merchandise.

Order online via or call 0871 226 1905.

JOE Pigott scored twice as Leicester City U18s were beaten 2-1 after extra-time in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup last week.

Goalkeeper Dillon Phillips also saved a penalty as Charlton booked a last 16 home tie against Tottenham Hotspur on a date yet to be arranged.

The U18s, who are three points behind the league leaders in their academy group, are next in action against Ipswich Town on Saturday at Sparrows Lane (11am).

TICKETS for the away matches against Exeter City on Saturday, Chesterfield on February 11 and Tranmere Rovers on February 18 (both 3pm) are all currently on general sale.

Get more details from or by calling 0871 226 1905.

U18 players Adebayo Azeez, Joe Pigott and Tobi Sho-Silva and Semi Ajayi have all been offered professional contracts with the Addicks.

Manager boss Chris Powell said: “We feel they have plenty of potential for the future and they have made excellent progress under the guidance of academy director Paul Hart and his staff.”

STRIKER Michael Smith made his debut for Accrington Stanley in a goalless draw against Aldershot Town on Saturday, when he was denied by former Addicks goalkeeper Ross Worner.

Smith has joined the League Two side on loan for the season.

Meanwhile, ex-Charlton left-back Kelly Youga, who has been training with the club to regain fitness after injury, has signed a contract with fellow League One outfit Yeovil Town.

TICKETS are currently on general sale for the home games against Bury next Tuesday (7.45pm), Rochdale on February 4 (3pm) and Milton Keynes Dons on February 14 (7.45pm).

Standard prices apply but all U18s are just £5 for the MK Dons match, while season-ticket holders can buy two extra seats in their stand for just £10 apiece.

See or call 0871 226 1905.

FANS are being urged to submit the names of loved ones connected with the Addicks who have passed away over the past 12 months to feature in Charlton’s annual tribute, which will take place at the home match against Rochdale on February 4.

Prior to kick-off, fans, players and officials from both clubs will unite for a minute-long period of applause to remember all those who have lost their lives since the start of 2011.

Fans can submit names to feature in the memorial to or call 020 8333 4000 by January 30.

CHARLTON’S women’s team drew 0-0 with Barnet in the Premier League, National Division on Sunday.

The Addicks are at home to Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday (2pm).

MORE than 65 Charlton Live podcasts are now available to download from iTunes, featuring exclusive interviews with Addicks stars past and present.

The podcasts, which generally last around 45 minutes apiece, are edited versions of the Saturday and Sunday shows broadcast on CAFC Player.

Podcasts can also be found in non-iTunes format at

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