Born in Harlow but
raised in Waltham Forest, Charlie attended Highams Park School
(as did my wife Jo). This left sided midfielder originally trained
with Norwich. Charlie scored twice in seven appearances for Tottenham's
Under-17s in 2002/03 and made one appearance as substitute for
Charlie was loaned to Chesterfield during the early part of 2007,
making his league debut against Leyton Orient - but had to return
early due to a knee ligament injury.
Charlie joined Leyton Orient on a season long loan on 5th August
2007. "The left-sided positions were ones that needed
strengthening," said Orient boss Martin Ling "Spurs
value him as one for the future - he has just signed a new two-year
contract with them."
Daniels returned to Tottenham at the end of the 2007/8 season
having made 30 appearances for Orient, scoring twice
On 27th August 2008, Charlie was loaned out again - this time
joining Gillingham for a month. Manager Mark Stimson told BBC
Radio Kent: "We've been looking at Charlie for a while.
He's got a decent left foot and will add balance on the left side.
The boy's got talent."
Daniels rejoined Orient on 6th January 2009 signing an 18 month
contract with the East London side.
After making 137 appearances for Orient, he joined Bournemouth
on loan on 24th November 2011 ahead of an expected £200,000
transfer on January 2nd 2012 when the transfer window re-opens.
"I think he is one of the best left-backs in the league"
said Cherries boss Lee Bradbury "He is a good age, a good
athlete and has a really good left foot and ticks all the boxes.
This sends out a really good signal about where the club is going."
Daniels and Bournemouth won promotion to the Championship on
27th April 2013.