Millwall Friendly

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by shabba » Sat Jul 23, 2022 9:23 pm

Couldn’t get time to watch the game but sounds very promising, a solid away performance against a solid championship side. Sounds like we were also the better side going by the millwall fans comments on Facebook.

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Denny61 » Sat Jul 23, 2022 9:50 pm

Good to know

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by hallamblue » Sun Jul 24, 2022 9:25 am

From what I can make out from reports , once we started the second half , Town players significantly upped their tempo and passing / movement and Millwall struggled to hold us . This is a massive confidence boost to the players I feel …. And us fans :D 👍

COYBs let’s go for it this season . As the beer players bed in I can only see us getting stronger as the season progresses .

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Andym » Sun Jul 24, 2022 1:01 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sun Jul 24, 2022 9:25 am
From what I can make out from reports , once we started the second half , Town players significantly upped their tempo and passing / movement and Millwall struggled to hold us . This is a massive confidence boost to the players I feel …. And us fans :D 👍

COYBs let’s go for it this season . As the beer players bed in I can only see us getting stronger as the season progresses .
I think that’s probably true. I know we don’t want to be playing catch up but if the first couple of results don’t go our way I shan’t be getting too worried. We have a manager who wants to play the right way - one that will serve us well should we get promoted - and if we can just create a few more goal Scoring opportunities, and learn to take a corner, we should do well.
There will be disappointments along the way, an inexperienced manager is still learning. It’s great to see the season ticket sales, I just hope expectations aren’t too high. Of course we should have high hopes, but there is a difference between hopes and expectations. I remember a few years back watching a young Fulham team play us off the park - but somehow I think we still beat them. But they were a joy to watch, and got promoted the following season. We are getting the football right, hopefully the results will follow. But if not, I would hate to throw that away and resort to hoofball with a team of giants.

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by hallamblue » Sun Jul 24, 2022 1:14 pm

I think under McKenna and the infrastructure now in place at this Club, we have our football identity back again. I can’t see us abandoning it either. We have brought in 5-6 more players and of course they’ll need t9 bed in . It should be quicker than 18 players all trying to bed 8n last season lol… and once they have , and as the season progresses I think we will get stronger and stronger.

Clearly we won’t be underestimating the smaller League One Clubs, and as long as we do the job against them , the season is really about getting 4 or 6 points off our promotion rivals, of which there are probably I clubs. Do that, and I think we will be in with a real chance of promotion. That’s the way I’m look8mg at it anyway 👍 :wink:

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Bluemike » Sun Jul 24, 2022 6:04 pm

I think KM knows only too well what his best 11 will be, I just think his comments allude to the fact that he doesn't have to rely solely on that 11 players, Chaplin gets injured and Aluko comes in etc etc, more than One player for every position.

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Charnwood » Sun Jul 24, 2022 6:31 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Sun Jul 24, 2022 6:04 pm
I think KM knows only too well what his best 11 will be, I just think his comments allude to the fact that he doesn't have to rely solely on that 11 players, Chaplin gets injured and Aluko comes in etc etc, more than One player for every position.

Absolutely right, in the modern day football squad you need two players for each position.

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Tangfastic » Sun Jul 24, 2022 7:01 pm

"They're animals - I'd take a flamethrower to them" - Bobby Robson

https://youtu.be/YrstfUSVtss

Wonder what happened to Harry the Dog?

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Dazzz67 » Sun Jul 24, 2022 11:44 pm

When I first read the title thought it was a typo, Millwall and friendly in the same sentance?

Still does not sound right, never liked them and never will.

Look forward to the day we play them in a League game and give them another pasting like that lol.

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by number 9 » Mon Jul 25, 2022 12:00 am

Funny how pre season friendlies go from meaningless to amazing when we play well. I’m sure the Millwall mantra was to play light avoid injuries. I’ll judge when the season starts. I want a win against Bolton to get things started!

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Re: Millwall Friendly

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jul 25, 2022 8:46 am

The results are what are meaningless, the level of performance is what gives rise to promise and hope, had we have lost that Millwall I would have been very happy with how we outplayed them for most of the first half, its when people get worried and negative about a Town B team losing to Arsenal U21 that I find it amusing.

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