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Sodje Extends Charlton Stay

Wednesday striker Akpo Sodje has extended his loan deal with Charlton Athletic for a further month - fuelling speculation he's set to stay permanently.

The former Port Vale man has already enjoyed one month with the League 1 high-fliers, scoring two goals despite only making appearances from the bench.

Sodje went to The Valley initially on a one-month deal, but that's been extended to two, and he'll now stay at the club until Saturday, January 9.

Charlton could then try and make the move permanent, with Sodje seemingly down the pecking order at S6 and having already stated his desire to stay in London.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 10 2009

Time: 12:09PM

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I have no been one to get at BL i think our troubles run deeper but that aside wtf is this about Sodje who when fit plays well and can score goals and has scored 2 goals which is more than our team has since he has gone! yet we have 2 loan players in that warm the bench can someone explain this to me i really dont get it
bodsy owl
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10/12/2009 12:54:00

This just beggars belief! The only "Owl" who's scoring right now and he's allowed to stay at Charlton for another month?
US Owl
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10/12/2009 13:21:00

I cannot get my head around the fact that we are struggling for somebody that knows how to score a goal and they go and extend his loan. Is there really any ambition at all at Hillsborough because as far as I am concerned they dont seem bothered at the way things are going.
Skeggy owl
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10/12/2009 14:20:00

This can only mean that BL has faith in the strikers that we have got that don't score goals or leave the bench at their club to come and sit on the bench at ours. I know Sodje hasn't exactly been on fire since coming back from injury but he wasn't even given a decent chance and I still think he is the only out and out striker we have at the club. He can probably see he has more chance of being in the championship next year if he stays with Charlton.
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10/12/2009 15:22:00

The question isn't whether or not we should sack Laws. The question is can we afford to sack him and appoint Darren Ferguson. Laws record is awful. I don't count his first half season because that was not his team. The following season was mainly his team ( a bunch of record breakers at the start of the season) and now he truly has put his stamp on it. He bought Purse and took the captaincy of Woods. He has let Sodge go on loan and brought in Varney. He has let players like Wade Small go and brought in Tommy Miller. Other players he has used include Graham Kavanagh. Enough said. We need one of the following as Manager. 1. Darren Ferguson 2. Sean Mcauley/ Howard Wilkinson 3. Neil Warnock 4. Sturrock. With the rubbish we have at the minute we might be better off with Wilkinson and playing kick and run like back in '83.
Radon Barrier
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10/12/2009 15:29:00

So Brian Laws is safe in the knowledge he's not going to get the sack because we cant afford to sack him, that is utter b0ll0cks. We have got to stop using the "ah but weve got no money" chestnut because it is getting really boring. Lee Strafford has to do something, like grow a big pair, before it is too late. There will be a lot of people sat there saying "Youre being a bit over dramatic arent you", but I dont think I am and our current form and position in the league dont lie either. And what amazes me most is the ones that are going to be moaning the loudest next season when we have dropped down a league are the ones that are supporting Laws now. As for appointing Darren Fergusson, thanks but no thanks, not experienced enough in digging teams out of the 5h1t. And how you can suggest a manager that is the supporter of the Blades is beyond me. No thanks to Howard Wilkinson either because he is the one that said to Lee Strafford "Laws is the man for the job", even though we can clearly see that he isnt.
Skeggy owl
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10/12/2009 15:39:00

Skeggy - it'll come in handy having a Blade as a manager when we eventually merge with them anyway.
Radon Barrier
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10/12/2009 16:20:00

Never going to happen, I cant get my head round the Sodje thing but also can not think of anyone else to replace BL or who would want to come with such an offer (we cant afford to pay you much or give you any money for players but would you like the job)
bodsy owl
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10/12/2009 16:29:00

So we were told that we had sent Sodje to Charlton just to get match fit this now looks like it may well have been a "lie". I just feel let down by the club at the moment....
Handsworth Owl
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10/12/2009 16:33:00

Some say Laws must go,others say Strafford must go..I say its the Debt that must go . Laws and Strafford in my veiw are as good as any that is out there it is the club debt that keeps holding us back. Lets just write off the next two seasons and go into administration and start a fresh.Before you all jump up in arms just take a very close look at the teams that have done this it`s not done them any harm .
Handsworth Owl
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10/12/2009 16:44:00

I agree with you HO, its begining to look like the only option we have at the minute.
Skeggy owl
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10/12/2009 19:44:00

radon barrier, are you on smack? neill warnock? howard wilkinson? wtf? sober up mate, c'mon!!
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10/12/2009 21:44:00

robc the point i was making about Strafford being unhappy with Laws re the loan signings is about the fact that Laws will have had to ask for the money to sign those 2 players on loan and then to not pick them is a waste of money and that is why Strafford should have a word. Of course I don't want the chairman picking the team!
Hirsty's Shinpads
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10/12/2009 22:05:00

I still think we should merge with united and Sheffield FC.
Radon Barrier
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10/12/2009 22:48:00

Radon never going to happen nor should it and we will never go into adminstration as some of the debts are owed to some of the main shareholders and directors so would be very suprised if that happened but would be nice to have fresh start. The main problem with football as a whole is money players demanding stupid wages and transfer fees getting big clubs into debt, if all the investers pulled out in the likes of man city etc they would be in trouble. When will the F.A step in and put a cap on it all before clubs go bust and dissapear for good
bodsy owl
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11/12/2009 00:42:00

laws is an idiot, why swap feeney for sodje? doesnt make an ounce of sense. oh btw the players stoppf off at the moat house in donny b4 the game on tuesday and what did laws leave? the team sheet an rehearsed corner and free kick routines, i was text these at half 5 by my mate whos mum works there. absoloute idiot he is
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11/12/2009 00:57:00

Classic, absolute classic. Personally I like the guy but I do feel that he has done all he can at the helm. Pay him off and I'll do the job. I once won the Premiership 6 seasons out of 7, the Champions League twice, FA Cup 4 times, League Cup 3 times and Community Shield 3 times.........Ok ok, so it was on Footy Manager but at least I won something!!!! Sorry Mr Strafford, do the right thing and grow a pair. You have said in the past that you have the club's interests at heart, well why not come out and show us that you do
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11/12/2009 10:45:00

We have free kick routines?
Radon Barrier
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11/12/2009 12:46:00

course we have free kick routines. michael gray or darren potter kick the ball in the air and the opposition head the ball to safety, genius! ! ! oh and radon how can you even talk of a merger? id never want to be associated with that piggy *****e!!!! i support sheffield wednesday, if they were no more then i would support newcastle cos thats where i live now.
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11/12/2009 18:05:00

It'll happen whether you like it or not Ozzie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Radon Barrier
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11/12/2009 18:16:00

no. . . . it wont.
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12/12/2009 11:59:00

Get in real world Radon wont ever happen there be nobody going to matches am wednesday through and through
bodsy owl
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12/12/2009 17:06:00


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