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Charlton fans “stand up for the two percent”

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Charlton Athletic’s chief executive Katrien Meire claimed at a meeting with fans that only “two percent” of Charlton fans were unhappy with how the club is being run.

Many Charlton fans rightly dispute Meire’s claims – so 18-year-old Joe Read organised a protest at the Valley, “We are the 2%” to demonstrate the level of discontent in South London. FSF National Council member, and Beesotted podcaster, Billy Grant went along to the Valley to find out more on behalf of the The 72 Review…

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