Millwall host league leaders Burnley at The Den this weekend. The Lancashire outfit beat QPR 2-0 at Turf Moor to extend their lead at the summit of the Championship last weekend, extending their winning run to seven consecutive victories. The Lions battled to a 1-1 draw at the Madejski last weekend thanks to a last minute penalty against Reading. Steve Lomas’s men go into this weekend’s clash unbeaten in their last two games and unbeaten at home in three.
Millwall salvaged a point at the death after Liam Trotter converted a 93rd minutes penalty against Reading at the Madejski Stadium to earn Steve Lomas’s 10-men a thoroughly deserved point.
Millwall go into Saturday’s away trip at Reading off the back of a hard-fought 2-2 draw at home to unbeaten QPR. The Lions trailed twice before a 93rd minute equaliser from second-hald substitute, Jermaine Easter. Reading trashed newly-promoted Doncaster Rovers 4-1 last weekend and head into this weekend’s clash sixth in the table. Steve Lomas’s men will be looking to carry on from where they left off against QPR when they face Reading at the Madejski.
Millwall followed up their win of the season on Tuesday night by recording back-to-back victories of the first time this campaign, which was also their first away of the season. Scott McDonald’s first goal in a Millwall shirt secured the 1-0 win in SE7 as his defected strike in the first half settled the contest which was controlled in the majority from the away side .
Both Millwall and Charlton go into this weekends South London derby afrter opposing midweek results. Millwall claimed their first win of the season in a convincing 3-1 win at home to then table toppers, Blackpool. Whislt Charlton head into saturdays clash at The Valley after going down 2-1 away to Huddersfield. The Addicks and Lions have had somewhat similar starts to the season with both teams getting one win and two draws from their opening seven games. Charlton, however, are above their opponants by virtue of goal difference. Last time out at the Valley, Millwall pulled of a 2-0 win thanks to Jermaine Easter’s first touch and first goal since re-joining on loan and then that infamous free-kick from Shane Lowry giving the Lions a resounding victory. This weekend’s clash of the South London sides will be a keenly contested encounter with both teams looking to push on and really get their season up and running
Millwall go into Saturday still waiting for their first three points of the season. After three away trips and three decent performances prior to the international break, Millwall manager, Steve Lomas has reinforced his squad , bringing in Leicester City forward, Martyn Waghorn on a 93-day loan and former Leeds United and Derby County fullback, Paul Connolly on a short-term deal.
Derby have started the season well with a return of seven points from five games having won two and drawn one. The Rams will be looking to continue their decent start, whilst Millwall will be aiming to finally kick-start their season.
Millwall go into their fifth Championship of the season away to Brighton on the back of their first point at Hillsborough last Saturday and will be looking to get their first three points of the new campaign. Brighton, on the other hand, have won two and lost two in their opening four league games. The last two times these sides have met at the Amex, both games ended in 2-2 draws. I look ahead to this weekend’s Championship clash on the south coast.
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To lead Men United, and to kick off the 2013-14 Football League season, we’re looking for an inspirational figurehead – the Football League’s greatest captain.
Fans of the 72 Football League clubs voted in their thousands, choosing Bolton legend Nat Lofthouse, Ipswich great Mick Mills, fearsome Leeds midfielder Billy Bremner, long-serving Millwall skipper Paul Robinson and former Scunthorpe United leader Archie Gibson as the five captains to make it through to our play-off.
Millwall crashed out of the Capital One Cup after an extra time defeat away to Nottingham Forest.
Goals from Matt Derbyshire and Jamaal Lascelles secured the win after Liam Feeney’s effort forced extra-time at the City Ground.
Free agent, Gary Taylor-Fletcher is on trial at Millwall, Lion Tayls understands.
The former Blackpool forward has been training with the club and is the latest in a long list of players Millwall manager Steve Lomas has run the rule over.
Taylor-Fletcher scored five goals in 35 appearances for the tangerines last season where they finished 15th in the league.
The former Blackpool forward boasts Premier League experience, too – scoring five goals in 31 appearances before being relegated with the Lancashire side.
Taylor-Fletcher, who also played for Huddersfield Town and Lincoln City, could be signed up on a short-term deal as cover for injured Leeds’ loanee, Steve Morison. The ex-Norwich man is expected to be out for a minimum of four weeks after undergoing surgery on a double hernia.