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The end

Charlton Athletic 0 Hartlepool United 0
A predictable indolent end to the season. It will be a joy knowing that I don’t have to tune into the radio on Saturday mornings.

Sadly the biggest talking point was the achilles injury to Jon Fortune, which forced him off on the half hour mark. Fortune has been dogged by injuries in recent years and on has not been the same player since his summer return to The Valley. One now wonders if he will play again.
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Un, deux, trois

A bank holiday for some but not for Parky as he sat in the manager’s office with a big pen and reams of contracts today to sign three players, well officially two. By all accounts Jon Fortune will sign a 5-month contract but as a free agent, tomorrow’s deadline does not apply to his transfer. Rumours suggest that Fortune might even be sent out on loan for a month to gain much needed match fitness.

The summer-long chase for Daggers striker Paul Benson finally ended this morning when he passed a medical and the club paid a total fee of £250,000. The fee was officially undisclosed, because normally it is when it’s considered high but the close attentions of an unnamed Championship club would have certainly driven the price up, as did John Still’s strong stance that he didn’t want his prodigy to leave east London.
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