Soccer: Todd put on Charlton transfer list

Andy Todd has been placed on the transfer list by Charlton after a training ground bust-up with a team-mate.

Andy Todd has been placed on the transfer list by Charlton after a training ground bust-up with a team-mate.

The incident took place just before the Charlton team bus departed for last night’s 1-0 Premiership defeat against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Todd did not travel to the match and today Addicks boss Alan Curbishley, chairman Richard Murray and chief executive Peter Varney met to discuss the 27-year-old’s future.

A club spokesman told Charlton’s website: ‘‘The matter has been dealt with internally and Andy Todd is now available for transfer.’’

It is not the first time Todd has been in hot water as he parted company with Bolton two years ago after a training ground punch-up with assistant boss Phil Brown.

But it remains to be seen whether the enormous black eye spotted on the face of Charlton goalkeeper Dean Kiely as he left Villa Park last night was a related matter as the Addicks have not named the other player involved in the incident.

ANDY TODD FACTFILE

1974: Born September 21 in Derby, son of former England defender Colin Todd, now manager at Derby.

1993: Makes professional League debut as a trainee with first club Middlesbrough under then manager Lennie Lawrence. Todd goes on to make eight League appearances.

1995: February - Joins Swindon on loan, playing 13 times for the Wiltshire club.

August - Signs for Bolton for £250,000, making 83 League appearances and scoring two goals.

1997: Wins Division One winners’ medal as Bolton are promoted to the Premiership as champions.

1999: Parts company with Bolton shortly after his dad departs as manager following training ground bust-up with assistant boss Phil Brown.

November - Signed by Charlton boss Alan Curbishley for £1million, just short of a then club-record fee.

2000: Makes five starts for Charlton and a further seven as substitute during the Addicks’ march to Division One championship in season 1999/2000.

April - Scores first goal for Charlton in 2-0 win against Leicester.

2001: Completes 33rd first team appearance for Charlton.

October - Placed on transfer list by Charlton following an other training ground incident, this time involving an unnamed team-mate.

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