Charlton fans angered by 'customer' statement

Charlton fans are not happy with their own. Credit: PA

The Charlton Athletic hierarchy's relationship with supporters suffered another blow on Tuesday night.

The Championship club released an official statement in which fans were described as customers, following the protests against the manner in which owner Roland Duchatelet runs the club at their game against Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Supporters had a mock funeral march ahead of the game at The Valley and then threw beach balls onto the pitch to delay it.

Fans reacted angrily to the statement to the statement, with one supporter stating it was a declaration of war.