Struggling football fans everywhere can take heart from Oystons ousting | Daniel Taylor

Blackpool supporters can finally talk of Owen Oyston in the past tense, which may just offer hope to those at Charlton, Coventry and elsewhere with inadequate or reviled owners That was a belter of a line from Lieven De Turck, representing the always bewildering Roland Duchtelet at a forum of Charlton Athletic supporters a few nights ago, when the man reputedly in charge of trying to sell the club floated what viewers of Blackadder might recognise as the cunning plan option. He didnt put it in those terms, of course, but equally Im not even sure Baldrick would have come up with something quite so brilliantly harebrained as standing up in front of a room of already exasperated football fans …