Millwall board will stand by decision to keep Ian Holloway

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MILLWALL chairman John Berylson will stand by his decision to keep Ian Holloway.

The Lions board faced calls from some fans to remove Holloway from his position after Tuesday's 3-1 home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

But Berylson, who publicly backed Holloway during the transfer window, is not about to change his mind and fire the 51-year-old.

"The decision was made in January by the chairman to change the team and keep the manager," chief executive Andy Ambler told Lions Live.

"He went public with that decision and you all saw what happened – we got rid of a lot of players and brought in a lot of players.

"When you look at it, performances improved.

"That decision was made and if we were to consider sacking the manager now, not only would it be a waste of the money spent by the chairman in January but sacking the manager is always a million-pound decision.

"I don't care who it is, you don't just sack the manager, you end up sacking the whole coaching team and some of the players too.

"We've got 13 games left, a manager that pulled us out of a worse situation last year when we were bottom of the league with nine games to go and, although it doesn't feel like it, we're three points better off now.

"I fully appreciate what the fans are saying because our home form has been dreadful but the position of the chairman is to back the manager, give him the players and see where it takes us."

Staff

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95 thoughts on “Millwall board will stand by decision to keep Ian Holloway

  • February 27, 2015 at 10:43
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    Oh dear the vote of confidance....does this mean Holloways's out if we lose again tomorrow??

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    • February 27, 2015 at 11:32
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      @paulsanders22: let's see , Rotherham have conceded 8 goals in their last 2 games so what they need now is a team to turn up , play just 1 up front , fire a few shots wide , maybe get 1 on target then fall to pieces once they concede , Wonder who they've got ?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 10:43
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    Ambler your talking out of your a*** if you think we are in a better position then last year..the only time last year we was in the bottom 3 was when holloway put us there..and dont tell fans that you fully appreciate them cos you dont.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 13:44
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      @Jim28: Well said Jim, Holloway took us to the bottom, not Lomas, but it looks like there are at least 18 people on here who cannot accept that fact.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 14:26
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      @Jim28: Well said Jim28, that'll make the liquid go down better tomorrow in Wetherspoons! ( NOLU, WDC ).

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  • February 27, 2015 at 10:46
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    A poor decision by the Chairman as far as I am concerned and a decision that will mean relegation.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 11:16
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      @Longfield Lion: It's hardly a 'poor' decision, it was pretty much his only option that wouldn't ruin our chances of staying up, it's better to take the risk and fight to stay up rather than give Holloway the boot and go down for sure

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  • February 27, 2015 at 10:54
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    "give him the players and see where it takes us."

    League one.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 10:59
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    I don't remember this support being given to Lomas, who was only here six months, on less money than Holloway and brought in less than a third as many players. I respect his decision to stay loyal to a manager, but Berylson is blind if he can't see what's happening under Holloway.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:00
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    Prob be slagged for this but most fans sit at home on their a*** on a Saturday and are calling for a managerial change! We have bossed the last 3 home games and our Midfield has not looked so good for some time. Yes we do need a decent striker, but that comes at a price. My only criticism of Holloway is his insistence on this formation. Because when we go a goal down it don't work. for those calling for his head,please tell me who would come down the den and do a better job?

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    • February 27, 2015 at 11:11
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      @Ash: haha, seriously you think we've bossed the last 3 home games?

      We had brief spells where we were the better team but come on! You sound like one of the sit at home fans you mention reading match reports written by Ambler and Holloway.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 11:25
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        @MFC Lion: We have had spells of a good 30mins where we should have scored 2 in each of our last 3 home games.... I agree we have bossed games, in fact dominated teams but done everything right apart from put the ball in the back of the net!

        If we score the 1st goal we will be very hard to break down!! Our defence must be going crazy keeping 4 clean sheets in last 6 games and only won 1 or 2, we are getting into those positions but can't score... Holloway can't be blamed for our strikers being p*** poor.... he tried getting strikers in during the window but nobody wanted to come here and weren't any better than what we already have!

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        • February 27, 2015 at 11:48
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          @Bradders: problem is we don't really look like scoring. I briefly got my hopes up last game as we were getting so close.

          But no, the lowest scorers in the league breakaway and score!

          Holloway panics and changes the formation and we fall to pieces once again. I blame him for terrible tactics, formations and general uselesness.

          I make you right about the strikers. They aren't good enough to convert the limited chances they get.

          This is partly due to Holloway not being able to attract a decent striker to the club and I hate to say it JB not investing a decent amount of money.

          For all the 'he's the best chairman we've ever had' does anyone know what he's actually invested?

          £250k for Gregory? A hopefull punt at best. Compared to what other clubs spend is he really that great?

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          • February 27, 2015 at 11:55
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            @MFC Lion: I cannot agree with much you have said.
            "Holloway panics and changes the formation and we fall to pieces once again. I blame him for terrible tactics, formations and general uselessness" - he has the balls to change the formation and go get us some points when 1-0 down, when he makes mistakes he holds his hands up, when it works he is a god!!

            "This is partly due to Holloway not being able to attract a decent striker to the club and I hate to say it JB not investing a decent amount of money" - a decent striker costs millions of which JB has put almost £10mill this season... how much do you want? remember FFP! Also no decent striker wanted to join Millwall in January, we went for loads which weren't in the media... like Devante Cole!

            "For all the 'he's the best chairman we've ever had' does anyone know what he's actually invested?" I read somewhere that he has invested over £30mil for the 1st 3years he has been here.

            "£250k for Gregory? A hopefull punt at best. Compared to what other clubs spend is he really that great?".... That's what an in-form conference striker costs these days, imagine what your "decent" striker would cost!

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          • February 27, 2015 at 23:05
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            @MFC Lion: I notice that Chris Woods has gone out on loan from Leicester to Ipswich. Matt Smith prefers to play in a lower league on loan at Bristol City. John Marquis , who hasn't exactly covered himself in glory at Millwall, is scoring freely at Gillingham and has no interest in coming back. Feeney wanted away and is winning good reviews at Bolton, Trotter wanted away, Onyendima is scoring now he's on loan, Henry didn't want to stay, the lad at Scunthorpe is scoring freely. Can it be a coincidedence that players dont seem to want to stay at Millwall or come to Millwall , or that players who get away on loabn suddenly seem to thrive. Not making a statement here , just an observation.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:01
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    Stay positive everyone, we'd be f***** if we sacked Holloway at this stage, personally I think he should have been sacked around late November early December time, to give a new manager a chance at rebuilding the club like he tried to by bringing in players. Except a new manager might have actually signed a striker :/

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:06
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    That speaks volumes ..Ambler saying "when you look at it were 3 points better off " . Ambler Please put your head down the toilet & flush & keep flushing until your totally gone. You Pondlife we shouldn't even be close to the same situation as last year , if being 3 points better off than last season is good to you , then just highlights the ambition & desire you have for our club & I suggest you leave.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:07
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    We will hear a lot about cutting expenditure when we enter league one,will your salary be part of thus,Andy?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:11
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    Ollies going at the end of the season and he knows it.......A director of football is coming in to do the buying with a coach to coach.....Ollie is another Warburton....listen to Lions Live and hear Ambler say it in a round about way

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    • February 27, 2015 at 11:29
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      @SE17 Lion: "Director of Football" doesn't and proven not to work in the English Leagues!! Would cause even more problems.... Manager wants a certain player, director of football says NO.... Director of football signs a player, which the manager doesn't want and won't play to his style!!!

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      • February 27, 2015 at 11:36
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        @Bradders: I agree Bradders. A terrible idea and would cost the club more money in creating a job that is not needed.

        For this reason I can only assume that with the people running our club it will definitely happen.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 11:38
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        @Bradders: listen to lions live podcast AA says it if you read between the lines ....I feel a bit sorry for Ollie but hes failed to do what Berylson wanted....we are gonna be Brentford 2 with the new way of buying players.....

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        • February 27, 2015 at 11:41
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          @SE17 Lion: I heard it, he wants a more analytical way of looking at recruitment while looking at more technology of being able to download games from around the world to watch players! director of football's haven't and won't work.... if this happens we will be in the s***.

          Would Berylson really want to fork out for a solid manager AND a Director Of Football when we could sign a decent enough player for the same amount as a DOF?

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          • February 27, 2015 at 11:47
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            @Bradders: this is what Brentford fans and their manager are saying

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      • February 27, 2015 at 12:14
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        @Bradders: to your response above. We will have to agree to disagree then.

        A goal against the run of play is no reason to go chasing the game. We looked fine up until that point and his changes to go get us some points made dam well sure we ended up with none!

        Yes I do want the chairman to splash some decent money! I'm 27 and seriously worried I will die before I see us spend £1m on a player!

        If he has spend £30m it's not been well spent. Still not replaced that bloody screen!

        £250k on a striker is pocket change in football and while I hope Gregory does eventually come good it may be too late to save us this season.

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        • February 27, 2015 at 12:23
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          @MFC Lion: All the players heads dropped when we conceded, you could see that was apparent and low and behold we conceded another one and he changed the game... lose 2-0 or try and go for it?

          It's his money at the end of the day, he has funded a lot of crap over the last 2 seasons... once we produce more youngsters on lower wages you and I will see over £1mill spent on a player... mark my words! I thank Holloway for bringing the youth academy back as didn't have 1 under KJ.

          Not worth replacing it when it costs £200,000 + the maintenance of it each year.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 13:11
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        @Bradders: Nonsense. It works perfectly well at Southampton - where Les Reed is the Technical Director with oversight across all football, including the first team and Ronald Koeman is First Team Coach. It worked well at West Brom for quite some time, with Dan Ashowrth as Technical Director. Contrary to your example, it has worked well at Brentford up to now: Warburton was the Technical Director to Rosler and works with Frank McParland as Technical Director now. (If the media stories are to be believed, their dispute is specifically about the increased use of statistics in coaching and recruitment.)

        Like any structure, the director/coach model works when everyone in it knows their responsibilities and gets along. The reason why `Director of Football' hasn't worked at some English clubs in the past is because it has been used as an honorary post for an old manager or a chairman has appointed people who don't get along. The idea that there is some kind of barrier to this system along the English Channel is ridiculous.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 14:07
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        @Bradders: remember when colin lee was our director of football. What a load of s*** that was

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:26
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    Decision made. We need to get behind the team for the next 13 games. And just enjoy the journey. If we stay up, all well and good. If not then we will have one season to bounce back. After that ??????.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 11:32
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      @malcolm03: Yes 100%, win/lose or draw (no matter what league) we will always support the mighty Millwall and should be singing our hearts out every week to make the DEN a fortress and make the players believe again!!

      Happened last year with the last 8 games... why can't it happen again this year?

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      • February 27, 2015 at 11:40
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        @Bradders: Supporting Millwall is in our DNA. COYL. IF we lose tomorrow we are going down. Then bring on the Young Lions. Let them get game time. We as fans should get behind them and enjoy our future.

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        • February 27, 2015 at 11:43
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          @malcolm03: Exactly... but you just contradicted yourself there Malcolm, if we lose tomorrow we don't get relegated.... we support the team more the next game and get behind them with the best support in the country!!

          I've never been more excited about the future of our club with the youngsters we have... relegation or not I'll thank Holloway & Fitzgerald for that!!

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          • February 27, 2015 at 11:50
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            @Bradders: 6pts behind. 12 games to play. We are not winning. We need to WIN and score goals lots of goals.

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          • February 27, 2015 at 16:43
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            @Bradders: How can you be excited by one of the worse managers in Millwall's history? What has he achieved? Nothing except a long slow drop to the bottom, terrible signings, dreadful tactics and falling gates. He is a disaster.

            Only the fans can remove him now.

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        • February 27, 2015 at 11:58
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          @malcolm03: That's not the Millwall way Malcolm, go and wash your mouth out or support some other club down the Thames!!

          6pts behind with 36pts to play for means we have a chance, so will be backing the boys right until the end no matter what happens because they are in my DNA and can only want to be positive even if we lose 6-0 I'd be there singing my heart out because it's the club I love and cannot live without!!

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          • February 27, 2015 at 12:11
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            @Bradders: We always have a chance. It's not over till it's over.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 20:46
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        I'm one of those supporters who stays at home, because I'm partially disabled and live some distance away! Millwall will always be in my blood no matter what division they're in, I'm so very proud to support Millwall, a much maligned club that does many good things! NOLU
        I hope we manage to survive, I personally think think this week's game is a 'must' win for us! COYL

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:33
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    No one anywhere can guarantee that bringing in a new manager now will improve things and keep us up, it's too late and too expensive to get rid of holloway and his mob, he's here for the foreseeable future wheather we like it or not, the club is far more important than any of these individuals running it and playing for it, as always they come and go but the club remains. So if we call ourselves supporters of this club then do just that , whatever position we are in,whatever division we are in, whoever managers it, whoever runs it, good or bad support it cos that's what supporters are supposed to do. Rant over, I'm gonna put my bobby crush LP on now, that'll cheer me up.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:35
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    We should have spent money on someone to put the ball in the net why oh why can't they give us a blank paper at 2pm and let us pick the team I'm sure we cant do any worse and we can share all the managers money on a jollie boys and girls. Day out at margate mickie w

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:36
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    Ambler "performances have improved" I don't think so.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:43
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    Biggest problem is that Berylson got lucky with KJ and he's been looking for a like for like replacement ever since.
    Both Berylson and Ambler are clueless in regards to running a football club and that has been made evident by the employment of Lomas, Hartford and Holloway.
    KJ probably saw the writing on the wall after the diabolical handling of the Chris Woods situation.
    I'm not to sure what else KJ could of done in that situation and the deal was probably lost due to Ambler being out of his depth on a multi million pound deal.
    Fact of the matter is, our management and board are inept in running a football club and this won't change until JB outlines his future for our club and Ambler fu#ks off and we get someone in who understands what's required for us to push on.
    Anyway, moving on I see there will be over 1,100 Millwall at the game tomorrow. Have a safe trip to all of you going and hope the team show as much commitment as all of you going.
    COYL.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:10
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      @Syd the Lion: If KJ nurtured some youngsters through and possibly sold them, then we could have bought Wood... but KJ was inept at building for the future which is why we are where we are now!

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      • February 27, 2015 at 13:07
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        @Bradders: I would agree that KJ could have done a better job in developing some of youngsters, but to then say it's because of that, we are where we are now is ridiculous.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:21
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      @Syd the Lion:

      One would have to be a complete and utter fool
      to press the dislike thumb down for this.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:47
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      @Syd the Lion: Not sure you can blame the board for not getting Wood. He was advised by his dad and Leicester offered a lot of money in salary but more important to the player a chance of Premier league football which he got.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:45
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    Holloway has brought in 24 + players in just over 12 months, very few any better than what we had when he arrived. It has cost the club a fortune in wages and cancelled contracts. He's had more of a chance than he deserves. He should have gone months ago.

    I can not believe how patient the fans have been. IMO he is the worse Manager we have had since I saturated going in 1960 and I mean going, not reading the match reports in the papers or listening on Five Live.

    When he does eventually does go and we see the real cost of his management reign, or lack of it, then we will look back and regret the day the Chairman and Ambler ever appointed him.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:18
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      @rogerclunn: What are you on??? He has brought in less than 24 players on PERMANENT deals who are 100% better than we had before but the players have not done it!!

      Holloway has reinvigorated the youth set-up, look at the youngsters coming through and proper Millwall at that!! The youth is what Millwall is all about going back to my time in the 80's as well... I'm sure you would know about that... whereas KJ got rid of the proper academy we had which produced the likes of Cahill, Lucas Neil, Steven Reids of this world and put nothing in place for the future of our club which Holloway is sorting out!

      Most of the crap at Millwall he inherited, lack of funds (as Lomas used all the budget on 2 year deals for crocks who have had to be paid off with Hoyte still here!!!!), lack of future planning/youth (No youth or even academy in place, how can you survive with just spending & not producing, Holloway changed that).

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      • February 27, 2015 at 14:20
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        @Bradders: You are right, we need to get things into perspective. Holloway is not all good or all bad. Even as someone who didn't want him in the first place, I acknowledge that he has made improvements in some areas. His signings have been on a par with those of Jackett - a few notable successes and a few who haven't worked out. Edwards and Williams stand out in particular as decent additions. Holloway has also established a path for academy players into the first team, which Jackett failed to do. (Lomas also deserves a bit of credit for starting this.) Most significantly, you are right to state that many of the underperforming players were signed by Lomas and their presence on the wage bill has hindered Holloway's ability to spend the budget.

        The major problems partly lie with Holloway, though. The failure to refresh the squad more thoroughly last summer was a big mistake in hindsight, which Holloway himself has admitted on this site. He thought that they were good enough for another season and was wrong. He also has failed to settle on a first choice starting eleven despite having been in the job for more than a year. The lack of stability has contributed to our defensive struggles, it is clear.

        But major blame also lies with Berylson and Ambler. They have failed to provide structure and oversight behind the scenes in support of the manager. The quote about spending in January and seeing what happens is indicative of them taking their eyes off the ball. If it were my money being spent (or in Ambler's case, had day-to-day responsibility for that money), I'd take a greater interest in where it was going and find ways of getting a better return. Our board seem content to chuck cash at the wall and see what sticks. It takes more than just money to create a decent football team.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 14:27
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        @Bradders: The way you constantly harp on about 'the youth set up' you'd think that Holloway signed these youngsters? They have all matured during his reign. He has sent Fred out on loan, swapping him for an older League Two player in the same position. He makes Nelson captain after FOUR games and then drops him next match. He plays Powell against a Premiership outfit in the cup, he holds his own, but we have hardly seen him since. As for some facts about the 'academy' these articles should help you,nothing to do with Holloway.

        http://www.newsatden.co.uk/2393-millwall-to-overhaul-youth-system-ahead-of-new-season.html
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        http://www.newsatden.co.uk/6259-fitzgerald-new-millwall-academy-has-top-drawer-facilities.html

        Holloway is a charlatan, always was. Even if he manages to keep us up, when all of the expensive loan players go back what has he left us with?

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        • February 27, 2015 at 15:34
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          @lion.ie: Yes, this is what I have been driving at with all of my posts. There is some good work in this area (including some from Holloway), but no coherent strategy. Loaning Fred Onyedinma to Wycombe is the right thing to do: at 18, he needs to be playing men's football. Dropping him into our struggling team could damage him, so let him gain experience and confidence in a lower league. Good decision. But Jack Powell is in the same boat, so why isn't he out getting the same experience and confidence? No planning, no coherence and people wonder why we are struggling.

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    • February 27, 2015 at 22:48
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      @rogerclunn: I agree with you 100%. We've had some nightmare candidates over the years - Anderson, Spackman, Lomas etc, but history will show Holloway as by far the worst Millwall manager ever. I just don't understand why he still has so many people fooled?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:51
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    Chris Wood has gone on loan to Ipswich......

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:19
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      @SE17 Lion: He was never coming to us... hates Millwall with a passion now after the way some of our fans treated him on Social Media!

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      • February 27, 2015 at 12:50
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        @Bradders: Once again Bradders some fans moan about the board, the manager and the palyers but SOME have to look at themselves to see why the most prolific scorer we have had in the last couple of years will not play for us.

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        • February 27, 2015 at 13:25
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          @lennie the lion: Fans moan about the management and board because there's been f*** all progress over the last 2-3 years.
          It amazes me how this level of failure is acceptable to some fans.

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          • February 27, 2015 at 14:37
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            @Syd the Lion: The fans have every right to moan Syd but I was pleased when Holloway was appointed and it seemed to me most people were especially at the end of last season and the first couple of games this. Hindsight is great and no doubt IH would have done things differently with that benefit. I thought we were very unlucky Tuesday and the game was a total reflection of how this season has gone. The question is do we start again now or hold our nerve until the end of the season, it will only be then that we will know if the club got it right.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 11:55
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    Sack 13 players and replace the majority with like for like (s.h.i.t.e.)
    3 points better off !!!!!! Unfortunately 21 teams are better off than us NOW.
    "You don't just sack the manager" but you sacked SL (spit) for the same reasons.
    How would sacking ollie after replacing s.h.i.t.e for s.h.i.t.e be a waste of money? Only one transfer fee paid the rest loans or freebies. The new man comes in, puts available players in correct positions, goes back to basics, end of season regardless of what division loanee's go back, out of contracts get released. I think that covers all the Jan signings ollie made barring the one long term contracted signing and frees all the wages for the new man.
    Glad JB "backed the manager and gave him the players" but if he can't see now, where it's taking us then he will more than see it in may.
    Thanks for that JB and AA, fully appreciate it.
    Cheers me old chums, smashing.
    super that, made me day.
    Marvelous.
    I can now sleap easy.
    Good old wall supporters, they'll listen to any old s.h.i.t we tell em cause that's what they do.
    Up your b.o.l.l.o.x the lot of ya.
    Stop taking us for mugs. Like ollie, you've got us completely wrong. If you were really in it for "US" you would have done something a bit more serious in January but I can't help but think you were really in it for the regen, if so, haha fell flat on your a*** incha, anyway its your club and your certainly doing what you want and before you ask, yes I will be happy and surprised if ollie keeps us up but no I won't be happy if he's still here next season as it will be much the same or worse considering the transfer embargo next Jan and that JB is as much your fault as it is AAs, ollie's and SLs (spit).

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:44
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      @lukesmithmfc:
      OK Mr Ambler - Accounting and Investment 101. The money spent on recruiting Mr Holloway, his minions and assorted useless old wrecks is a sunk cost. It has gone, never to be seen again and has no part to play in considering whether further dosh should be invested in Project Holloway.

      It is however true that firing the useless wee dwarf would probably cost a fair amount of dosh - but if he is doomed anyway I'd fire him and get it over with.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 12:10
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    revenue from the gates mean nothing to Berylson he wants Rupert Murdochs money.....he wont get that in Div 1

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  • February 27, 2015 at 12:17
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    It's JB'S money. He calls the shots.
    The ship is sinking. He's out of his depth. Ambler is spashing around looking for driftwood. Holloway is at the deep end but can't swim. Apart from that, all is well.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 12:22
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    Ok thats fine but i but wont be contributing to him and his crap players wages and as they say on Dragons Den for that reason IM OUT

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  • February 27, 2015 at 12:24
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    Holloway's game plan:

    1. Start with 1 up front.
    2. Miss several good chances (not IH's fault, except his faith in players like Woolford who can't score goals)
    3. Go 1-0 down
    4. Bring on another striker and change formation
    5. If chaos has not broken out, make another sub and end up with Williams playing CB and at least 1 more player out of position
    6. Concede some more goals

    Think JB has no choice now but to keep faith, as he backed him over January.

    Wish IH would just play 4-4-2, give Gregory some support and service from our wingers.
    Except with Woolford out we now have no wingers...genius

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    • February 27, 2015 at 12:53
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      @JBMMFC: I don't seem to recall Woolford ever being a winger this season, don't wingers usually have some pace then beat their man and put the ball in for the striker(s) to score and even score a few themselves or am I thinking of the wrong Woolford.

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        • February 27, 2015 at 13:47
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          @NICKOLA: Yep and Possee, Kennedy, Bridges, O'Callahan so to call Woolford a winger seems to be a breech of the Trade Desciptions Act.

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          • February 27, 2015 at 23:02
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            @Sealion: No its not. His agent said" he can wing it", but Ambler thought he said "he was a winger".

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  • February 27, 2015 at 14:00
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    You can't blame them for deciding not to get rid of Holloway. We can't even afford a striker let alone pay off his contract. Out of interest, who would be a suitable replacement for Ollie?

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    • February 27, 2015 at 14:23
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      @Shittu's Hankey: A shortlist of managers I think would fit in:
      Brian McDermott
      Mark Warburton
      Dean Smith
      Gareth Ainsworth

      Whether any of them would want to come is another matter. But there are people out there.

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      • February 27, 2015 at 14:59
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        @stanley: McDermott would probably get us results. Looks like a nonce though. :D

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      • February 27, 2015 at 23:19
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        @stanley: Stick Ainsworth up your a*** mate after what he did to Tony Craig.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 14:05
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    The following w a n k e r s have been confirmed JB IH AA + all players
    Watch the rats jump ship when we are relegated

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    • February 27, 2015 at 14:32
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      @southstand: Hate to say it but, you are so correct, Southstand! We must be in Trouble, When 'ASH' starts writing 'POSTS' on here. I reckon Ash would make a good coach, he seems to know how to predict scores. ( NOLU, WDC ).

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  • February 27, 2015 at 15:01
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    If we stay up or go down we will all still be there next season we are millwall and won't change it's always been the same mickie w

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  • February 27, 2015 at 15:11
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    Why cant we support the chairman, it is his money, too bad he is getting bad advice

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    • February 27, 2015 at 15:25
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      @canadianlion: This sounds bad, but does he have enough money to fund a Championship side? I don't think he does, but you can also take the view that the money he has provided hasnt been spend shrewdly by any of our managers.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 15:14
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    What will be the chairman's stance if IH takes us down? Will he get an opportunity to brings us back up, or will they clear the decks and bring someone else in?

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  • February 27, 2015 at 16:28
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    It's all b******* , JB won't PAY for a striker.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 16:40
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    Come on Millwall! 3 must needed points! COLY!!!

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  • February 27, 2015 at 16:42
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    got to say i listened to AA, last night ,he talked the biggest load of crap ever, saying IH ,could intice players to come to us , rubbish ,who has he signed over than williams ,who is any good , and before people start saying , hoover , fabrini, and so on , they aint ours or they aint going to be, AA and the chairman saying they like everything ollie has done for club apart from results , but i must have missed something over all the years going football , i thought a managers job is to get results , and his results are the worst ever full stop, he made excuse after bradford about its not his group , well what now 6 or 7 players later , 4 injured already why , our players always injured , never known anything like it ,and the rubbish about sacking coaching staff and players , the coach in gibbs was brought by club not ollie , so he could take over , he aint a mug , players aint ours so they could be sent back , what they going to say after norwich game oh well 11 games to go we can still do it , every one can see it at games , players confused by his subs and tatics , its like mike reids runabout , JB TALKS ABOUT BIGGER GATES ,well has he watched the s*** thats been served up in the last 2 seasons ,

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  • February 27, 2015 at 16:58
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    The board have bottled out of the obvious solution to stopping the rot at Millwall, that is sack Holloway. The club is being led by donkeys. Only Millwall's hard suffering supporters can now do something. In past years e.g Anderson, they stayed away in droves, its not nice but only by staying away will this obstinate management get the message. I shall not go to the Den again until Holloway has gone, its like going to watch a lousy movie. By the way I have been going to Millwall home and away for over 40 years and my Dad before me for just as long. The fans must be taken notice of. not the likes of Ambler and co.

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  • February 27, 2015 at 18:10
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    If we want blood, guts and thunder, we should go for Kevin Muscat as manager.
    Australian A-League is not the world, but Melbourne Victory always put in a shift!

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  • February 27, 2015 at 20:04
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    Why do supporters I say supporters critics of their own team believe it's always the managers at fault you think if Jose mourinho could get millwall up no because we're a shower of s*** this is all that p**** kenny jackets fault we don't buy any players at all but we get rid of James Henry our best player that lanky b****** who plays for orient now and don't pay for Chris wood and we plummet olly gets a team up to the premier league and then sacked cause there In relegation zone what'd you expect

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  • February 27, 2015 at 20:06
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    Why do supporters I say supporters critics of their own team believe it's always the managers at fault you think if Jose mourinho could get millwall up no because we're a shower of crap this is all that nob kenny jackets fault we don't buy any players at all but we get rid of James Henry our best player that lanky guy who plays for orient now and don't pay for Chris wood and we plummet olly gets a team up to the premier league and then sacked cause there In relegation zone what'd you expect

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    • February 28, 2015 at 03:33
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      @millwallryy: JB wrote a post on NAD saying we matched fee and wages for woods but woods father advised against millwall,so let the woods bit go its getting boring.
      Or JB is a liar which i very much doubt.

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  • February 28, 2015 at 08:54
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    your always gonna blame the manager though what if buy some unbelievable luck we get into promotion zone next season and your all sitting here saying get rid get rid lets just hope that the team can click together Who was manager when we didn't buy Harry Kane cause he wasn't that amazing then wouldn't of been to much but he scored for us or getting rid of Lewis grabban

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