Congratulations to Karlan Ahearn-Grant who made his first team debut for Charlton on Tuesday night
Squad Number: 43
Valiant Number: 787
Manager: Bob Peeters
Date: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Opposition: Norwich City
Ground: Carrow Road
Competition: Sky Bet Championship (Tier 2)
Timing: 89th Minute sub for Frederic Bulot
Score at introduction: 1-0
Score at completion: 1-0
Impact: Looked very confident. Within seconds of coming on, dribbled the ball into the Norwich box.
Manager’s Quote: “I’ve always said that when I came here, that whether they are 16 or 17, I will play them. That is what I stand for, giving young players an opportunity because they are the future. We were having problems in the last five minutes. Frederic Bulot hadn’t played for a long time and he was having to play twice in three days“.
Date of Birth: 18th September 1997
Age at Debut: 17 years 16 days
Previous Clubs: None
Development: Ahearne-Grant was just 15 years old when he played in Charlton’s league winning U18 side and had for the two past seasons been top scorer in that side. Debut came exactly 1 week after signing a 3 year professional contract.