Roompot-Charles team to fold at the end of 2019

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The Roompot-Charles team will disband at the end of the year, it was announced on Friday; the Dutch squad the latest of a number of Professional Continental teams destined to disappear at the of 2019.  

Earlier this year, Dutch holiday company Roompot announced they would end their sponsorship at the end of 2019, and the team bosses have been unable to find a replacement. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.