The Football Association have rejected an application to change the name of Charlton Athletic Women to Charlton Athletic Ladies.
US-based Danish businessman Thomas Sandgaard, already the owner of the men’s side, acquired the club from Stephen King in February 2021 and turned them into a full-time professional set-up last summer.
Sandgaard, pictured right, told our paper in December that he was still intent on the name switch.
The FA have issued a statement to the South London Press. It said: “The Football Association received an application from Charlton Athletic Women to change their name to Charlton Athletic Ladies for the 2022-23 season.
“The club’s request was discussed by the women’s football pyramid project team, a sub-board of the FA Women’s football board, and following this meeting we can confirm that the application has been rejected.”
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