Charlton Athletic have announced that Karl Robinson has been appointed as their new manager on a two-and-a-half year contract.
Robinson left MK Dons last month after six-and-a-half years at the club following a slump in form saw the team drop to 19th in League One, falling well short of their expected promotion push.
Now, Robinson, who still only 36, has signed the devil’s bargain to become owner Roland Duchatelet’s seventh managerial appointment in the two-and-a-bit years the much-loved Belgian businessman has owned the club…
— Charlton Athletic FC (@CAFCofficial) November 24, 2016
Indeed, since sacking league-winning manager Chris Powell in March 2014, Charlton have hired and fired Jose Riga (March 2014 – May 2014), Bob Peeters (May 2014 – Jan 2015), Guy Luzon (Jan 2015 – Oct 2015), Karel Fraeye (Oct 2015 – Jan 2016), Jose Riga again (Jan 2016 – May 2016), and Russell Slade, who lasted just 16 league games in charge between June and November.
Let’s see how long this one lasts, shall we?