Millwall boss Neil Harris has said that the team’s downfall in the closing stages of matches have nothing to do with fitness concerns. The south London side recently shipped their 17th goal after the 80th minute of Championship games and that cost them a point during a hard-fought encounter against Leeds United.
Speaking after the 2-1 defeat, Harris indicated that fatigue should not hamper the performances towards the end, but one can attribute the mental strength towards the outcome, he said: “It certainly shouldn’t be fatigue but whether it’s tired minds, that’s different. It won’t be tired legs, sports science plays a huge part at our football club as it does across world football these days. “We know where the players are at stats-wise, minutes-wise, training-wise. It’s not fatigue in the legs. How do you define human error in any industry? We gave a poor second goal away, even if you have to give credit to Leeds and the way they play.” (more…)
Millwall manager Neil Harris has said that it will be difficult to ignore the Championship results for the weekend despite their FA Cup game against Brighton & Hove Albion. The South London side are currently just one point ahead of the drop zone but they could drop into the bottom three, if the matches don’t go their way.
Speaking to reporters, Harris acknowledged that it is difficult to ignore the scores in the current era where there is social media and Sky Sports around the corner, he said: “It’ll be tough not to look at the results, when you’ve got social media, Sky Sports and whatever else. Between now and the end of the season, that’s what it is. The first thing the players did when they came in was look at the Rotherham score. (more…)
Millwall manager Neil Harris, is hoping defender James Meredith will be fit for this weekend’s clash against Norwich. Murray Wallace was taken off in last Tuesday night’s 2-1 defeat at Hull City. The Scottish defender has started at left back in recent weeks, scoring goals in the FA Cup against Everton and AFC Wimbledon. But he had to be subbed off in the first half on the tie, itcould be just timely for Meredith makes a return from his knock to face Norwich, who are currently top of the Championship.
Neil said Conor McLaughlin is out of the weekend, but admitted that James Meredith possibly has a chance of being fit. He also gave an update on Mahlon, who he said is ill. So they will have to see how it goes, but the player might not make the trip. (more…)
Newcastle United young defender Jamie Sterry has agreed on a loan deal that will see him represent Crewe Alex in the Sky Bet League One until the end of the season and he is bringing his dogs along!
Sterry has found game time difficult to come by at Newcastle United this season in the Premier League and has been shipped out on loan to Crewe – a club he has initially played for in the past. (more…)
Millwall manager Neil Harris has said that his team must improve their performances on the road if they are to remain in the Championship beyond the current campaign. The South London outfit have generally possessed a strong record in their home turf over the years but they have not been able to replicate the feat this time around and this sees them above the drop zone on only goal difference.
Speaking after the club’s 2-0 home defeat to Birmingham City, Harris acknowledged that the team are putting more pressure of them on winning games at the Den, given they have barely impressed on their travels this term. He added that the Lions must start winning games on the road to enhance their prospects of beating the drop. (more…)
Millwall’s summer signing Tom Bradshaw has revealed that he is hungry to find the scoresheet for the Lions having failed to do so during his opening five appearances for the club. The 26-year-old joined the south London outfit on a short-term loan until January where the club have the obligation to buy him on a permanent basis.
Speaking in a press conference, Bradshaw said: “It’s gone really well so far, as well as I had expected after speaking to the gaffer. I’ve got used to the surrounding area, which I knew quite well anyway from coming down to see my girlfriend, and I’ve really enjoyed my first few weeks. Training has been intense and I’ve really enjoyed it. I think I’ve managed to get into my head what the gaffer wants from me and understanding the way Millwall play, and I’ve enjoyed getting some game time. Hopefully I can get my first goal soon.” (more…)
After the closing of the transfer window, STEVE Morison stressed the time for excuses all end and this is because the Lions are preparing for big clash with Leeds United on Saturday at The Den.Morison has admitted that “The preparation was not the ideal one.”
After so many Millwall players were associated with moves far away from the club during August. Neil Harris the Lions boss revealed that there was an unsettling impact on the dressing room, before the window’s last day when George Saville was sold to Middlesbrough and Sheffield United signed Ryan Leonard. The deals were the amount of fees that was received and paid to the club. With the deal Millwall will make a profit of nearly £8 million on Saville when his move will automatically become permanent in 1st of January. (more…)
Millwall boss Neil Harris has said that the club will not break the bank this summer but they will look to reward top players. Harris said the club was still developing so they were careful with Financial Fair Play rules.
Harris did not want issues with FFP as he felt it could ruin the club in the long term. The coach is looking at long term gradual talent development. He confirms that some players have had contracts, with time to mull over and no rush. (more…)