Posted on December 19, 2020 in Millwall


Sunderland defender Conor McLaughlin has a target for the season and that’s to make up for a disappointing debut campaign at the Stadium of Light. By his own admission, he had an average in his debut campaign as a Sunderland player andthat he could have done better. Northern Ireland international Conor McLaughlin moved to the League One club from Millwall last summer on a free transfer after the end of his contract at The Den. The Northern Irishman had to drop down by one division to continue his club football in England.

Conor McLaughlin talked about his time at Sunderland in one of his recent interviewsvia as he hoped toperform better in his second campaign at the club. He was restricted to just 12 games in the league last season as he was unable to nail down a defensive berth in the team.

Sunderland Exits from FA Cup

Posted on November 17, 2020 in Millwall


Sunderland, the team of third tier English Football League has now finished their journey in the FA Cup. They lost to Mansfield and had to exit from the tournament. This is actually the domestic tournament of the English football association and now they are looking to make some changes in the team to have better results in the future. Just before a week, Phil Parkinson was praising the reserve bench of the team as they have a strong team sitting on the bench. The comprehensive win at Gillingham kept the hope alive for Sunderland as they managed to win without one of their most important players Chris Maguire. According to Parkinson, it is important to have a strong second XI team so that they can adjust to the busy schedule of League 1. This is why Parkinson may have changed 8 players of the first team to play against Mansfield.

After the loss against Mansfield, some of the players of the second team are now doubtful about the place in the team. According to the coach, the players of the second team could not do justice with their names. This is why they should try to have a place in the playing team with more intense will power. Mansfield was looking for their first win in this season but Sunderland had some easy victories during their campaign.



Bailey Wright delighted to sign for Sunderland on a permanent basis

Posted on September 23, 2020 in Millwall


Australia international Bailey Wright is pleased to have signed a permanent contact with Sunderland following an impressive loan spell earlier in the year. The 28-year-old joined the Black Cats on a short-term loan from Bristol City in January and he played five successive league games where they picked up 12 points with four clean sheets.

However, he thereafter sustained an injury and that contributed to the Black Cats dip in form as they accumulated only five points from the next five matches. That proved costly in the end as they failed to make the cut for the play-offs before the season was curtailed because of the corona virus pandemic and the club are now preparing for their third campaign in League One.


Will Griggs Regrets His Move to Sunderland

Posted on August 9, 2020 in Millwall


Will Griggs said that he regrets his decision to move to Sunderland. He said he was enjoying his time at Wigan and loved playing there. He was transferred to Sunderland from Wigan for a high transfer fee. He was taken to the club as a replacement for the player Josh Maja but he has failed to reach up to the expectations even though he was brought to the club for such a high price.

Griggs told Athletic that he was keen on moving to a big club like Sunderland but he was enjoying his time at Wigan. And when he now looks at the move he wishes to have stayed at the former club. He said that during the time there were many changes going on the club in the sections of ownership and staff and things were not in his hands.


Sunderland in the market for a new goalkeeper

Posted on June 2, 2020 in Millwall

The future of Sunderland goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin remains under a lot of doubt, as the player has not been offered a new contract by the north-east outfit. Despite being one of the key members of the team over the last two seasons, Jon McLaughlin has not been given a contract and the 32-year-old is being linked with a number of clubs. Blackburn are one of the names who are showing interest in the Scotland international. IfMcLaughlin ends up leaving the Black Cats, Sunderland may have to dip into the market to strengthen this position. This is due to the presence of Lee Burge as the only remaining senior goalkeeper in the squad under this situation.

It appears thatMcLaughlin may not be offered a new contract after all, as Sunderland have been linked with a move for Matija Sarkic. The Aston Villa goalkeeper has revealed that he will leave the Premier League outfit at the end of the campaign. The 22-year-old will be available on a free transfer. Furthermore, Sunderland have been linked with St Mirren goalkeeper Vaclav Hladky but there is plenty of competition for this 29-year-old with Houston Dynamo, Celtic, and Rangers linked with the Czech Republic man. Meanwhile, ESPN also reports that Sunderland have been chasing James Hillson, who plays as a goalkeeper for Arsenal in the youth setups.



Posted on March 27, 2020 in Millwall

The Northern Ireland trio are set to remain with their club. The trio were expected to make the squad for Northern Ireland’s Euro 2020 play offs that was slated for March. Tom Flanagan, Conor McLaughlin and Kyle Lafferty have all been named in the squad for the game, with Northern Ireland potentially just two wins away from qualifying for the summer tournament.

But the national association for Bosnia &Herzegovina have now confirmed that they have asked UEFA to postpone the semi-final tie as coronavirus continues to spread.


Shaun Williams pleased with the style of play under Gary Rowett

Posted on January 15, 2020 in Millwall

Millwall midfielder Shaun Williams has said that he has been impressed with the style of play under current manager Gary Rowett. The former Derby County boss took charge of the south London side at the backend of October and he has since transformed the club’s fortunes with just one league defeat from seven league games.

During this period, Rowett has preferred to go with a less direct style of play unlike his predecessor Neil Harris and that has certainly paid dividends with the team staying well clear of the drop zone. At the weekend, Williams was on the right end of a superb team move as he scored at the hour mark against Birmingham City but his efforts were not sufficient after Jake Clarke-Salter equalised for the Blues 11 minutes from time.



Posted on November 30, 2019 in Millwall

Nottingham Forest faced Derby County over the weekend and defeated their opponents to serve as a major boost going forward but one major boost was the return of Michael Dawson to the squad. This is one the back of an injury he sustained in September.

Forest coach Sabri Lamouchi made sure all his egg wasn’t in one basket against Derby as the Italian refused to include Dawson into the starting eleven. The coach felt there was no need to expose a player that is just coming back from the treatment table into an unnecessary risk.

The former Tottenham Hotspur captain has had his old body calling hm to give the professional game a rest owing to the fact that he may be abusing the luck defenders get to play as much as they want to till they are forty. He has missed five of Forest’s last games and may be set to miss more until he recovers fully.


LutonVsMillwall  Team News

Posted on October 8, 2019 in Millwall

Luton Town faces Millwall faces in a game that could have big consequences for both teams this season. Both teams have not had the greatest start in what could be a long season flirting with the relegation places.

Luton currently sit 18th on the table with 10 points and currently leads Millwall only on goal difference. Luton meanwhile have to battle hard this season with the club’s defensive record currently porous and this could be the game they solely need to pick up valuable points.

The winner of this game could move to as high as 14th position in the table and the home fans will be out in full voice to cheer their team. (more…)

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Harris insists he was never in the running for the Huddersfield job

Posted on September 27, 2019 in Millwall

Millwall manager Neil Harris has said that he was never in the running to take over as the Huddersfield Town head coach. The Lions boss was regarded as one of the favourites to succeed the sacked Jan Siewert at the Terriers before Danny Crowley took up the role following a successful three-year stint with Lincoln City.

Speaking in a press conference, Harris acknowledged that the situation was bizarre after he was placed at the top of the odds lists. He added that there was nothing in terms of him joining Huddersfield and stated that Crowley and his brother Nicky deserve the opportunity after excelling in the lower leagues, he told: “That was bizarre. The first I knew about it I was sitting in the back of a taxi in London. There was nothing in it. Danny Cowley has taken the job and good luck to him and Nicky, they deserve the opportunity at that level.”

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