Nigel Adkins has praised Johnnie Jackson for the corner routine which led to Charlton’s first goal at Sunderland last weekend.
The Addicks went ahead just past the half-hour mark when Josh Scowen sliced into the roof of his own net. But a plan – devised on the training ground by Addicks assistant manager Jackson – led to Ryan Inniss having a free header in the box.
“Great credit to Johnnie Jackson – that was one of Johnnie’s corners,” Charlton boss Adkins told the South London Press.
“When we talk about attention to detail, Lee [Johnson, Sunderland manager] was probably unhappy with the way that Jason Pearce, for example, manages to get a good block to allow Ryan Inniss to get his first header in on goal. At the end of the day they should defend it better.
“There is a lot of detail going in on the training ground and in the classroom. The players are taking it on board. All of us are working together as a team.
“We’ve got Jason Euell with the first team now. We’ve got the medical team and sports science team. They’ve all got a valuable role to play and my job as manager is to make sure they bring that collaboration needed to bring it all together.”
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