Charlton turn to new, old face to clear path out of valley of doom | Owen Gibson

Absentee owner hopes José Riga can repeat his 2014 trick of avoiding relegation and help turn round the Championship club at war with itself

“You’re nothing special, we lose every week.” So sang Charlton Athletic fans to their Wolves counterparts as they trudged away from The Valley following a dispiriting post-Christmas defeat. Since then the wheels have really come off.

At the following home match thousands gathered outside the boardroom to air their displeasure at the Belgian owner, Roland Duchâtelet, who remained unmoved 225 miles away and has attended only a handful of matches since he bought the club in January 2014.

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