Sunny spells


16°C | 8°C



16°C | 8°C

Light rain


13°C | 6°C

Home   Kent   Sport   Article

Charlton Athletic club captain Johnnie Jackson writes for the KM Group

19 December 2013

Johnnie Jackson

Johnnie Jackson

It’s been a frustrating few weeks for me personally.

After my red card at Yeovil Town, the first of my career, I’m going to be watching the games over the Christmas period from the stands – something I’ve never liked doing.

The ban has come at a time when I felt like I was starting to build some momentum after injury and getting back on the scoresheet.

We suffered from a mad five minutes at Huish Park and ended up losing two points really.

We were in control of the match and then they scored a lucky goal that meant the momentum completely swung and changed their mind-sets.

At that point you’re just trying to get the message out to everyone to stay calm and keep doing what you’re doing but obviously goals change games.

They were re-energised and everything they did was that little bit quicker and it does become harder to deal with but I think if we’d rode out that five minutes, we’d have probably seen it out.

At the time I didn’t think I deserved to be sent off but, after seeing it again, I can understand why the referee has given it.

Finally as captain of the club, on behalf of all the players I’d like to wish you all a merry Christmas. 

Hopefully the lads can give you the perfect present against Bolton Wanderers on Saturday. 

Click here for more sport from Kent.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Sorry, comments are not enabled for this article.

Login or register to post commentsPost Comment

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email or call 01634 227989.