Charlton Athletic

FL125 VOTE

 

  Who is Charlton Athletic's best ever captain?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Mark Kinsella 50%
2 Keith Peacock 23%
3 Simon Webster 18%
4 Don Welsh 9%
     

The FL125 Greatest Captain voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestCaptain.

The nominees were:

Mark Kinsella - Captain of the side which was promoted to the Premier League twice.

Don Welsh - The only man to lift the FA Cup for Charlton.

Simon Webster - Leadership qualities admired by fans and his fellow players.

Keith Peacock - Made over 500 appearances for Charlton and was the first-ever substitute in The Football League.

 

  Who is Charlton Athletic's greatest ever player?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Sam Bartram 40%
2 Clive Mendonca 28%
3 Derek Hales 16%
4 Keith Peacock 12%
5 Stuart Leary 4%
     

The FL125 Greatest Player voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurGreatestPlayer.

The nominees were:

Sam Bartram - The club's record appearance maker and greatest ever goalkeeper. A statue of Bartram now stands proudly outside The Valley

Stuart Leary - A South African born player who is recognised by many as one of the greatest to have represented the club. Scored over 150 goals for the Addicks.

Keith Peacock - A Charlton legend and a one club man. Record outfield appearance maker and The Football League's first ever substitute. Remains on the coaching staff and has a suite named after him at The Valley.

Derek Hales - A huge fans favourite and a lethal finisher. Nicknamed 'Killer', Hales was one of the best in front of goal in the club's history.

Clive Mendonca - As if scoring a hat-trick at Wembley and playing a massive part in the club's promotion to the Premier League wasn't enough, Mendonca also hit three goals in Charlton's first ever Premier League game at The Valley. A lethal finisher and huge fans favourite.

 

  When was Charlton Athletic's best season?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 1999/00 33%
2 1997/98 32%
3 1946/47 16%
4 2011/12 14%
5 1936/37 5%
     

The FL125 Greatest Season voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestSeason.

The nominations were:

1936/37 - "Runners-up in Divison One after successive promotions through all the leagues." - Ben Ransom

1946/47 - Won the FA Cup for the only time in the club's history.

1997/98 - "Brilliant end to the season and a day at Wembley I will remember for the rest of my life." - Peter Phipps.

1999/2000 - "We won 12 in a row on our way to win the Championship. We were formidable!" - Joe Taylor.

2011/12 - "Breaking records, stopping Huddersfield's record and winning the league in style!" - Grant Pullen.

 

  Who is Charlton Athletic's best ever manager?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Alan Curbishley 53%
2 Jimmy Seed 32%
3 Lennie Lawrence 15%
     

The FL125 Greatest Manager voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatManagers.

The nominees were:

Alan Curbishley- Oversaw Charlton from a club with no money who were playing at another club's ground, into an established Premier League outfit.

Jimmy Seed - Only manager to win the FA Cup in Charlton's history. There is now a stand named in his honour at The Valley.

Lennie Lawrence - Initially kept Charlton in the Second Division against the odds, before gaining promotion to the First Division in 1986. After 29 years outside the top division, he then kept Charlton there for four more years.