Charlton set for Jackson boost

Charlton skipper Johnnie Jackson hopes to be fit for Saturday's trip to Blackburn Rovers in the Sky Bet Championship.

Last Updated: 19/10/13 at 14:33 Post Comment

Johnnie Jackson: Charlton skipper is nearing a return to the first team

Johnnie Jackson: Charlton skipper is nearing a return to the first team

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The Addicks' influential midfielder has missed the last three matches after suffering a groin injury in training.

But the international break has given Jackson the opportunity to get back to fitness and boost Charlton's bid to move clear of the relegation zone.

He wrote on Twitter: "Hopefully be fine for the weekend."

Chris Powell's side are without a win in six matches but picked up morale-boosting draws against Nottingham Forest and Blackpool in their last two outings.

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