Charlton AthleticSport

Lee Bowyer hopes to have Charlton striker Igor Vetokele back from injury for play-offs

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer hopes to have striker Igor Vetokele back for the play-offs.

The Angolan forward has been in resurgent form recently, scoring twice in his last three appearances as he struck up a useful partnership with Lyle Taylor.

But he was unable to feature during the South Londoners’ 4-0 win over Rochdale on the final day of the regular season.

Charlton Athletic’s Igor Vetokele celebrates after the final whistle

The Addicks will face Doncaster Rovers in the semi-finals, with the first leg at the Keepmoat Stadium next Sunday.

Bowyer said that he is hopeful of Vetokele returning in time.

“We were doing a bit of finishing on Thursday and his thigh just tightened up a little bit,” he explained.

“We just couldn’t take the risk [against Rochdale]”

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

 


Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

Former Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing:

“A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

   

 

   

If you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can make a donation which will allow us to continue to bring stories to you, both in print and online. Or, please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.