Dynamo Charlton 2013/14

Alex

Smug: The Dynamo Charlton manager

Manager: Alex (Surrey)

Twitter name: @alexbass75

Since: 2011

Last season: 6th

Trophy cabinet: Olisadebe Euro 2012 winner

Sympathies: Charlton Athletic

Darts music: The Gladiators TV theme

Outlook (on 22 August 2013): Rarely noted for pizzazz, the Dynamo manager went about the auction in the calm, mediated fashion that saw him win the Emmanuel Olisadebe 2012 Euros, although he’s never been able to transfer that success to the domestic game. Coming 14th in his debut season, and finishing 6th in May, the Dynamo boss will be hoping this side can finally bring league glory.

Before slipping away from last weekend’s auction, the manager assembled an adequate side and left £14.5m in the pot to become the third most affluent for October’s transfer window, a useful asset when it comes to replacing Darren still-can’t-get-a-game-despite-changing-clubs-because-surely-Berbatov-will-start Bent.

I’m a professional tweeter now Rio Ferdinand aside, the rest of the side are likely to pick up appearance points throughout the campaign without setting the world on fire. Will it be enough?

Probably not.

Boruc, A SOT £9.5m
Zabaleta, P MCY £15m
Pieters, E STO £5m
Cissokho, A LIV £0.5m
Evans, J MUN £2.5m
Ince, T CRY £2.5m
Noone, C CAR £0.5m
Lampard, F CHE £5m
Ben Arfa, H NEW £3.5m
Bent, D AVL £10m
Hooper, G NOR £10m
£64m

First transfer window – 5 October 2013

Starting budget: £24.5m, remaining budget: £24m, net loss: £0.5m

(Hyperlink denotes to which club player was sold)

Out       In      
Pos Player Team Sold Pos Player Team Value
MID Koren HUL Free MID Sinclair, S WBA £0.5m
STR Kone EVE £0.5m STR Odemwingie, P CAR £0.5m

Second transfer window – 7 February 2014

Out In
Position Player Team Sold Position Player Team Paid
DEF Rat, R WHU Free DEF Cissokho, A LIV £0.5m
DEF Ferdinand, R MUN Free DEF Evans, J MUN £2.5m
MID Walcott, T ARS Free MID Ince, T CRY £2.5m
MID Sinclair, S WBA Free MID Noone, C CAR £0.5m
STR Odemwingie, P STO £5m STR Hooper, G NOR £10m
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Dynamo Charlton

Manager: Alex (Surrey)

Twitter name: @alexbass75

Since: 2011

Last season: 12th

Trophy cabinet: Olisadebe Euro 2012 winner

Sympathies: Charlton Athletic

Darts music: Entry of the Gladiators

Outlook: The Olisadebe Euro 2012 champion manager is yet to prove himself in ‘the best league in the world’, and with £40m on the front two he’s really had to gamble with the rest of side. Considering his poor outing in Poland, Given for £13m wasn’t a great start.

No Brambles.

Guzan, B AVL £4m
Taylor, S NEW £5m
Mertesacker, P ARS £19m
Reid, W WHM £7.5m
Caulker, S TOT £6m
Oscar CHE £5.5m
Snodgrass, R NOR £6.5m
Dyer, N SWA £10m
Carrick, M MUN £2.5m
Graham, D SWA £10m
Tevez, C MCY £30m
 Total £106

Second transfer window – 1 February 2013

Out     In
Cuellar, C SUN £4m Mertesacker, P ARS £19m
The Ox ARS £8.5m Dyer, N SWA £10m

First transfer window – 26 October 2012

Out     In
Given, S AVL £13m Guzan, B AVL £4m
Young, L SUN £4m Reid, W WHM £7.5m
Upson, M STO £2.5m Caulker, S TOT £6m

The Eurosceptics

Manager: Alex

Nationality: England

Domestic club side: Dynamo Charlton

Tournament history: International debut

4-4-2

Cech, P Czech Republic £12m
Alba, J Spain £20m
Terry, J England £11m
Alves, B Portugal £5m
Papadopoulos, K Greece £9m
van der Vaart, R Holland £7m
McGeady, A Rep of Ireland £4.5m
Källström, K Sweden £10m
Cabaye, Y France £0.5m
Podolski, L Germany £7m
Cassano, A Italy £7m
Total £93m

Dynamo Charlton (second window)

Manager: Mr Alex Bass (ENG)

Since: 2011

Trophy cabinet: empty

Sympathies: Charlton Athletic

Reina, P LIV £9m
Assou-Ekotto, B TOT £6.5m
Warnock, S AVL £14m
Bridge, W SUN £9m
Hibbert, T EVE £5m
Barton, J QPR £9m
Hoolahan, W NOR £3m
Hunt, S WLV £0.5m
Ramsey, A ARS £2m
Drogba, D CHE £18m
Wellbeck, D MUN £14m
£90m

Dynamo Charlton (first window)

Manager: Mr Alex Bass (ENG)

Since: 2011

Trophy cabinet: empty

Sympathies: Charlton Athletic

Reina, P LIV £9m
Assou-Ekotto, B TOT £6.5m
Warnock, S AVL £14m
Kolarov, A MCY £0.5m
Alcaraz, A WIG £3.5m
Barton, J QPR £9m
Hoolahan, W NOR £3m
Hunt, S WLV £0.5m
Ramsey, A ARS £2m
Drogba, D CHE £18m
Wellbeck, D MUN £14m
£80m

Dynamo Charlton

Manager: Mr Alex Bass (ENG)

Since: 2011

Trophy cabinet: empty

Sympathies: Charlton Athletic

Reina, P LIV 9
Assou-Ekotto, B TOT 6.5
Neville, P EVE 6.5
Kolarov, A MCY 0.5
Alcaraz, A WIG 3.5
Barton, J QPR 9
Giggs, R MUN 6
Etuhu, D FUL 2.5
Ramsey, A ARS 2
Drogba, D CHE 18
Gyan, A SUN 8
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