Charlton Athletic: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Charlton Athletic Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Charlton Athletic legends page – the gateway to information on ex Addicks players who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on ex players we have also included the club’s Premier League statistics which include the top goalscorers, most appearances and also the club’s final league position for each year that they have featured in the Europe’s top league.

Dean Kiely – Premier League Appearances: 195 | Clean Sheets: 54

Dean Kiely, Charlton Athletic’s goalkeeper from 1999 to 2005, retired from football in 2011 after his club West Bromwich Albion decided against renewing his contract. Read More..

Chris Powell – Premier League Appearances: 274 | Goals Scored: 2

After making over 750 appearances in his career Chris Powell finally hung up his boots in 2010 whilst playing for Leicester City where he was player coach. Read More..

Danny Murphy – Premier League Appearances: 417 | Goals Scored: 50

After a distinguished career with four Premier League clubs winning six major trophies, Danny Murphy retired from playing at the end of the 2012-13 season after dropping into the Championship with Blackburn Rovers. Read More..

Shaun Bartlett – Premier League Appearances: 123 | Goals Scored: 24

One of the first South Africans to grace the Premier League Shaun Bartlett was a solid team player for Charlton Athletic (even though he was not a prolific goalscorer) due to his physicality and his ability to hold up the ball.

After leaving Charlton Athletic in 2006 he returned to his native South Africa and played for the Kaiser Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic before retiring in 2009. Read More..

Matt Holland – Premier League Appearances: 202 | Goals Scored: 17

A Republic of Ireland international and one of the longest serving Charlton Athletic players, Matt Holland retired from playing in 2009 after being released by the club. Read More..

Paolo Di Canio – Premier League Appearances: 190 | Goals Scored: 66

Paolo Di Canio, the flamboyant yet controversial striker retired from the game in 2008 whilst playing in Italy’s second division for Cisco Roma. Read More..

Scott Parker – Premier League Appearances: 368 | Goals Scored: 24

A tough-tackling centre midfielder, Scott Parker finally hung up his football boots in 2017 after a 20-year playing career which saw him turn out for six different Premier League teams. Read More..

Graham Stuart – Premier League Appearances: 294 | Goals Scored: 45

A legend at Everton after scoring the goals that kept them from relegation in a match against Wimbledon in 1994, Graham Stuart hung up his boots in 2005 after a short spell at Norwich CityRead More..

Radostin Kishishev – Premier League Appearances: 179 | Goals Scored: 2

A constant presence throughout Charlton Athletic’s seven year Premier League spell, Radostin Kishishev retired from playing in 2012 whilst at his hometown club Chernomorets Burgas in his native Bulgaria. Read More..

Danny Mills – Premier League Appearances: 218 | Goals Scored: 6

After 321 career appearances, Danny Mills had to retire at the early age of 32 whilst at his last club Manchester City after a succession of injuries. Read More..

Jonatan Johansson – Premier League Appearances: 148 | Goals Scored: 27

After six seasons spent with Charlton Athletic, Jonatan Johansson retired from playing in 2011 after a spell at former club TPS in the Finnish League. Read More..

Chris Perry – Premier League Appearances: 363 | Goals Scored: 8

After a distinguished career spanning nearly 20 years Chris Perry retired from playing  when he was released by Southampton in 2010. Read More..

Jason Euell – Premier League Appearances: 264 | Goals Scored: 56

Having spent the bulk of his career in the Premier League with four different clubs, Jason Euell eventually hung up his boots in 2012 whilst playing for AFC Wimbledon. Read More..

Hermann Hreidarsson – Premier League Appearances: 332 | Goals Scored: 14

One of the few Icelandic footballers that have played in the Premier League, Hermann Hreidarsson has the unenviable record of Premier League relegation with five different Premier League teams.

Despite this fact Hermann Hreidarsson was always highly regarded at all of the clubs which he played for, and eventually retired from playing in 2012 when he took the manager’s job at his hometown team IBV. Read More..

Mark Kinsella – Premier League Appearances: 108 | Goals Scored: 5

Regarded by many as one of Charlton Athletic’s greatest ever players, Mark Kinsella finally retired from playing in 2006 whilst playing and coaching at Walsall. Read More..

Darren Ambrose – Premier League Appearances: 92 | Goals Scored: 11

A versatile player who could play in a variety of midfield positions, Darren Ambrose retired from playing at the end of the 2015-16 season after a season playing for Colchester in League One. Read More..

Neil Redfearn – Premier League Appearances: 84 | Goals Scored: 14

A prolific scorer for a midfielder, former Barnsley captain Neil Redfearn finally retired from playing in 2008 after spells in the lower leagues with a number of teams. Read More..

Claus Jensen – Premier League Appearances: 157 | Goals Scored: 20

An influential member of Charlton Athletic’s Premier League side of the early 2000’s, Claus Jensen retired from playing in 2007 after three injury plagued seasons with Fulham. Read More..

Darren Bent – Premier League Appearances: 276 | Goals Scored: 106

Former Premier League striker Darren Bent retired from playing in 2019 after spending a year without a club after he was released by Derby County at the end of the 2017-18 season. Read More..

Premier League Statistics

This table shows the players who have made the most appearances and the top goalscorers in the EPL.

Top EPL GoalscorersGoalsMost EPL AppearancesGames
Jason Euell34Luke Young184
Darren Bent31Radostin Kishishev179
Jonatan Johansson27Dean Kiely177
Shaun Bartlett25Chris Powell160
Claus Jensen16Jonatan Johansson148
Graham Stuart14Jason Euell139
Kevin Lisbie14Paul Konchesky138
Matt Holland11Hermann Hriedarsson132
Andy Hunt10Matt Holland126
Talal El Karkouri8Shaun Bartlett123

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