Addicks boss earns LMA gong

Charlton manager Chris Powell has been named the League One manager of the year by the League Managers' Association.

Last Updated: 12/06/12 at 12:52

Powell: Honoured

Powell: Honoured

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The Addicks chiefs was honoured at the LMA's annual event in Old Billingsgate in London after leading the east London club to the third-tier title with a club-record 101 points.

Charlton lost only five league games all season, with Powell also picking up three manager of the month accolades over the course of the campaign.

The 42-year-old becomes the first Addicks boss to win a manager of the year award since Alan Curbishley in 2000.

Former Charlton boss Alan Pardew won the Premier League award for his work at Newcastle, with ex-Addicks striker and current Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio scooping the League Two award.

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