Charlton Athletic Michael Appleton confirm new backroom staff at Charlton

Charlton Athletic are pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Henderson as Men’s First-Team Goalkeeping Coach.

Henderson, who made 59 appearances for the Addicks across two spells as a player, joins Michael Appleton’s backroom staff having impressed while fulfilling the role on an interim basis.

A former Republic of Ireland youth international, the 35-year-old also made EFL appearances for Bristol City, Portsmouth, Ipswich Town, AFC Bournemouth, Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers during his 16-year playing career.

 

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Technical Director Andy Scott commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Stephen to the club. He understands Michael’s philosophy and has a similar outlook on the game. Just as importantly, he knows the significance of winning for Charlton Athletic having been a player here.

“He’s had an extensive playing career at a good level and we hope that he can have a huge impact with all of our goalkeepers all the way from the first team through to the academy.”

Charlton return to The Valley on Tuesday, October 3rd to take on Exeter City (KO 7.45pm BST).

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