Robinson’s Charlton Still Searching for Fluency After Dons Draw

Post Match analysis from Kyle Andrews who was in attendance when Charlton took on MK Dons for the second round of the FA Cup.

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Karl Robinson’s tone has been confident, assured and bullish during his first week in charge of Charlton Athletic. Promises of exciting football, a commitment to restoring the broken bond between supporters and club, and suggestions that the Addicks are a big club.

But maybe Robinson’s first game in charge of his new side offered a reminder that, in spite of the manager’s self-belief, caution is required. Both by the 36-year-old, and by any supporters who haven’t yet had every ounce of optimism sucked out of them by Roland Duchatelet’s ownership.

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The Addicks, flat and relatively disappointing, playing out an uninspiring goalless draw with Robinson’s former club MK Dons at The Valley in the second round of the FA Cup.

In fact, Charlton would not be travelling to Stadium:MK for a second attempt at progression to the third round if a stoppage-time goalmouth scramble had resulted in the Dons goal it…

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