Addicks slam Euro ‘shambles’

FURIOUS Charlton chief executive Peter Varney has branded the demise of the club’s hopes of appearing in the UEFA Cup via the Fair Play League draw a “complete shambles”.

The club were only informed of their non-participation yesterday when a reporter called to point out their name had been left off UEFA’s list of the 10 clubs taking part.

“On checking this with the FA they advised us that they had not received a copy of the revised draw participants from UEFA, but that on checking with UEFA we were apparently no longer in the draw.

“The whole situation is a complete shambles and reflects very poorly on both our own FA and UEFA.

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