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Chris Parkes retires

After 34 years at the club, most of which I think as company secretary, Chris Parkes is to retire at the end of this month but will stay on in an ambassadorial role.

In recent troubled times he didn’t always receive the best reviews from some supporters, most of whom wouldn’t even know him, but generation after generation of player, coach, manager and colleague will never say a bad word about Mr Charlton as he is known in football circles.

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EFL response

After the last EFL missive which ended with something tacky like: “The League will not provide a running commentary on this matter but will update as appropriate.”

Well Addicks took the bait and have bombarded the EFL all week demanding regular updates and it appears that a meeting took place, and the EFL gave an update to Rich Cawley.

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Chris Parkes suspended

Matt Southall’s public relations machine looks like juddering to a halt, unlike he and his pals’ Range Rovers.

Confirmation that long-time club secretary Chris Parkes has been suspended by Southall, pending an investigation. Parkes, one would assume was behind conversations with Tahnoon Nimer and the EFL as to what is actually going on at the club under Southall’s leadership.

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