Debut

Tareiq Holmes-Dennis Debut V Dagenham & Redbridge

Congratulations to Tareiq Holmes-Dennis who made his first team debut on Tuesday night against Dagenham

Full Name: Tareiq Holmes-Dennis

Squad Number: 17

Valiant Number: 806

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Opposition: Dagenham & Redbridge

Ground: The Valley

Competition: League Cup, 1st Round

Competition Masquerading As: The Capital One Cup

Timing: 74th Minute substitute for Cristian Ceballos

Position: Central Defence

Score at introduction: 3-1

Score at end: 4-1 

Impact: Looked comfortable and made one really good attacking pass, but didn’t have long to prove himself.

Date of Birth: 31/10/1995

Place of Birth: Farnborough, Kent

Age at Debut: 19 years, 285 days.

Previous Clubs: Oxford 14 (0) [loan], Plymouth 17 (1) [loan].

Development: Played for the Charlton youth team whilst still at school. Played in the FA Youth Cup final and progressed to the U21s side. Has league experience form loand spells at Oxford and Plymouth.

Charlton Status: Academy Graduate.

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Naby Sarr Debut V Dagenham & Redbridge

Congratulations to Naby Sarr who made his first team debut on Tuesday night against Dagenham.

Full Name: Mouhamadou-Naby SARR

Squad Number: 6

Valiant Number: 805

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Opposition: Dagenham & Redbridge

Ground: The Valley

Competition: League Cup, 1st Round

Competition Masquerading As: The Capital One Cup

Timing: Played whole match.

Position: Central Defence

Score at introduction: 0-0

Score at end: 4-1 

Impact: Big presence at the back. Got better as game went on. Good on the ball.

Date of Birth: 13/08/1993

Place of Birth: Marseille, France

Age at Debut: 21 years, 363 days.

Previous Clubs: Lyon 2 (0), Sporting 12 (0).

Development: Started out with Lyon.

Charlton Status: Signed a 5 year deal in July.

Regan Charles-Cook Debut V Dagenham & Redbridge

Congratulations to Regan Charles-Cook who made his 1st team debut against Dagenham on Tuesday.

Full Name: Regan CHARLES-COOK

Squad Number: 24

Valiant Number: 804

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Opposition: Dagenham & Redbridge

Ground: The Valley

Competition: League Cup, 1st Round

Competition Masquerading As: The Capital One Cup

Timing: Played whole match.

Position: Right Back

Score at introduction: 0-0

Score at end: 4-1 

Impact: For the most part kept Chambers out of the game. Did get beaten once but recovered with lightning pace. Also help with attacks down the right side.

Date of Birth: 1st March 1997

Place of Birth: Beckenham

Age at Debut: 18 years, 163 days.

Previous Clubs: Arsenal Youth.

Development: Joined the Charlton Academy from Arsenal in 2013. Made 18 appearances for the U21 side last season having previously played for the U18s.

Charlton Status: Acadmeny graduate.

Zakarya BERGDICH Debut V Queens Park Rangers

Congratulations to Zakarya Bergdich who made is 1st team debut on Saturday against QPR.

Full Name: Zakarya BERGDICH
Squad Number: 19
Valiant Number: 802
Manager: Guy Luzon
Date: Saturday 8th August 2015
Opposition: Queens Park Rangers
Ground: The Valley
Competition: Sky Bet Championship (Tier 2)
Timing: 76th minute replacement for Ba.
Position: Left Midfield
Score at introduction: 2-0
Score at end: 2-0
Impact: Looked OK; pretty fast running down the flank, but the game was won by the time he came on.
Date of Birth: 07/01/1989
Place of Birth: Compiègne, France
Age at Debut: 26 years, 213 days.
Previous Clubs: UJA Alfortville [France] 31 (1), RC Lens [France] 56 (2), Valladolid [Spain] 39 (5), Genoa [Italy] [loan] 11 (0).
Development: As a youth, played for US Créteil-Lusitanos and RC Strasbourg Alsace
Internationals: Morocco U23 11 (0), Morocco Full 17 (0).
Charlton Status: Signed for 4 years. Terms undisclosed.

SIMON MAKIENOK DEBUT V QUEENS PARK RANGERS

Congratulations to Simon Makienok who made his first team debut on Saturday against QPR.

Full Name: Simon MAKIENOK

Squad Number: 9

Valiant Number: 801

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Saturday 8th August 2015

Opposition: Queens Park Rangers

Ground: The Valley

Competition: Sky Bet Championship (Tier 2)

Timing: Played full match

Position: Central Forward

Score at introduction: 0-0

Score at end: 2-0 

Impact: Slow to get into the game but seemed to come alive in the second half when partnered by Tony Watt. Won many headers both attacking and defending and was difficult for the QPR players to deal with.

New Record: At 2.01m Simon is now Charlton’s tallest ever player.

Date of Birth: 21st November 1990

Place of Birth: Næstved, Denmark

Age at Debut: 24 years, 260 days.

Previous Clubs: Herfølge Boldklub 4 (0), HB Køge 54 (22), Brøndby IF 74 (35), Palermo 4 (0).

Development: Played youth football for Næstved Boldklub.

Internationals: Denmark U19 8 (1), Denmark U20 3 (0), Denmark U21 13 (2), Denmark Full 6 (0)

Charlton Status: 1 year loan from Palermo.

El-Hadji BA Debut V Queens Park Rangers

Congratulations to El-Hadji BA who made his first team debut on Saturday against QPR

Full Name: El-Hadji BA

Squad Number: 22

Valiant Number: 800

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Saturday 8th August 2015

Opposition: Queens Park Rangers

Ground: The Valley

Competition: Sky Bet Championship (Tier 2)

Timing: Played from start, replaced by Bergdich on 76 minutes

Position: Central Midfield

Score at introduction: 0-0

Score at substitution: 2-0 

Final Score: 2-0

Impact: Played well after a slow start. Linked up well with rest of midfield. Got a yellow card for a nasty looky foul on the hour. May consider himself lucky not to be sent off.

Date of Birth: 5th March 1993

Place of Birth: Paris

Age at Debut: 22 years, 156 days.

Previous Clubs: Le Havre AC 13 (1), Sunderland 1 (0), SC Bastia [Corsica] [loan] 7 (0)

Development: Played youth football with Aulnay and Le Havre.

Internationals: France U18 6 (0), France U19 8 (0), France U20 5 (0)

Charlton Status: 3 year deal. Terms undisclosed.

Ahmed Kashi Debut V Queens Park Rangers

Congratulations to Ahmed Kashi who made his 1st team debut on Saturday against QPR

Full Name: Ahmed KASHI

Squad Number: 3

Valiant Number: 799

Manager: Guy Luzon

Date: Saturday 8th August 2015

Opposition: Queens Park Rangers

Ground: The Valley

Competition: Sky Bet Championship (Tier 2)

Timing: Played Full Match

Position: Central Midfield

Score at introduction: 0-0

Score at completion: 2-0

Impact: Was at the centre of everything. Very lively, ran everywhere, tackled well and linked up well with the other midfielders.

Date of Birth: 18th November 1988

Place of Birth: Aubervilliers, France

Age at Debut: 26 years, 263 days.

Previous Clubs: LB Châteauroux 86 (3), FC Metz 77 (1).

Development: Played youth football for Châteauroux.

Internationals: Algeria Full 1 (0)

Charlton Status: 3 year deal. Terms Undisclosed.