Tensions at Charlton Athletic escalated on Thursday evening as police were called after majority shareholder Tahnoon Nimer 'suspended' chairman Matt Southall.
The pair only took control of the team in January, but in this short space of time, things have quickly fallen apart. Performances on the field haven't been great, but the continuing row off the pitch between both Nimer and Southall has been worse.
It is with regret that the board of Charlton Athletic Football Club accepts Tahnoon Nimer's resignation as a director with immediate effect.— Charlton Athletic FC (@CAFCofficial) March 10, 2020
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Southall recently posted a statement on the club's website, in which he accused Nimer of defamation and failing to invest a single penny into the club since his arrival. Then, a second statement confirmed Nimer's resignation with 'immediate effect'.
And yet Nimer remains at the club somehow.
Not only that, he's hit back. The Sun report that Nimer's lawyers served
The Evening Standard
"In the meantime the main focus remains on running the club in the most efficient way possible and coordinating activity in response to today’s postponement of games, until at least April 3rd."