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📝 Match Preview: Charlton Athletic (A)

All you need to know ahead of Tuesday night!

2 October 2023

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Charlton Athletic (A)

All you need to know ahead of Tuesday night!

2 October 2023

The Grecians head to the capital on Tuesday night to take on Charlton Athletic at the Valley.

City will be looking to bounce back from back-to-back defeats in the League after Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Northampton Town at St James Park.

Chartlon come into the match on the back of Saturday's 0-0 draw away at Shrewsbury Town and currently sit in 15th place after a tough start to the season.

The Grecians will have Demetri Mitchell back from suspension after he sat out Saturday's fixture.

Gary Caldwell's thoughts

Speaking after Saturday's match with Northampton, City's manager said: "I'd like to see a reaction.

"We've got good people and good players in the changing room that will be hurting. We will come in on Sunday and recover and prepare and hopefully we will see a reaction on Tuesday. It will be a difficult team to pick as there are not a lot of players that can come out of Saturday's match with credit.

"The players have to be ready on Sunday and Monday to play against Charlton as we have to pick a team which is much more ready than it was against Northampton.

"We are hopeful Caleb Watts will return and we will have Demetri Mitchell back which gives us competition for places." 

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Match Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for our trip to the Valley to take on Charlton Athletic on Tuesday, 3 October, 7.45pm.

We have been allocated 810 tickets for this fixture which are on sale at the following prices:

Tickets bought on the night will incur a £3 extra cost (adult) or £2 (concessions).

  • Adult - £24
  • Over-65 - £22
  • Under-21 - £22
  • Student - £20
  • Under-18 - £14
  • Under-11 - £6

Ambulant and wheelchair pricing*:

  • Adult - £23
  • O65/U21 - £20
  • Student - £20
  • U18 - £14
  • U11 - £6

*Personal assiatant free of charge

Tickets bought on the night will incur a £3 extra cost (adult) or £2 (concessions).

How to Buy

Tickets are available via your online ticketing account or in the club shop.

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Away Day Guide

Check out our dedicated away guide for our trip to Charlton here.

The Kit

We will be wearing our grey away kit for this match.

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The Stadium

  • Name: The Valley 
  • Opened: 1919
  • Capacity: 27,111
  • Address: The Valley, Floyd Rd, London SE7 8BL

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The Valley was re-opened in December 1992 and since Charlton's return, the ground has been majorly redeveloped and can now hold over 27,000 supporters.

There is space for up to 3,000 visiting supporters in the Jimmy Seed Stand at the south end of the ground. This build is above pitch level, making for very good views of the playing surface.

How to get there

By Car

The Valley’s postcode is SE7 8BL. You can plan your journey, which will take around 4 hours if leaving from Exeter

By Train

Charlton station is the nearest train station to The Valley and is just a three-minute walk away. Charlton station is served by trains travelling from London Cannon Street, London Charing Cross, Dartford and Gillingham.

Fans travelling by train to plan their journey in advance, please click here to find the best train times.

By Tube

North Greenwich is the closest tube station to The Valley. Located right outside of the O2 Arena, North Greenwich is served by the Jubilee Line and also has a large bus stop.

Grecian Travel

Grecian Travel, completely run by the Supporters' Club, and not for profit, will be available for City's trip to Burton. 

  • The coach will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 1pm for a fare of £39.

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), junction 28 (Cullompton services), junction 27 (Tiverton), junction 25 (Taunton). All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

Currently Grecian Travel can only be booked directly.

For more information or to book please contact Simon Carnall on email at: simoncarnall77@gmail.com.

How to Follow

Can't make it to Tuesday's clash with Charlton Athletic at the Valley? Why not get the next best thing with a stream on iFollow in the UK and Overseas?

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By purchasing a match pass at the cost of just £10 in the UK you'll get access to the stream which includes BBC Radio Devon commentary, score overlay and replays.

To purchase a match pass please click here.

We will be proving live coverage on our Twitter and Facebook pages and will have reaction from Gary Caldwell and a player after the match.

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Previous Encounter

Exeter City 1 Charlton Athletic 2 | 4/2/23 | League One

A goal on his debut from Demetri Mitchell was unable to mount the comeback that was needed after two early goals from Charlton in the first half downed the Grecians at St James Park.


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