McDonald: Millwall players thrilled with Holloway arrival

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SCOTT McDONALD has revealed that the appointment of Ian Holloway has gone down a storm in the Millwall dressing room.

McDonald believes "there's no better man for the job" than Holloway, who the Lions board have appointed to succeed Steve Lomas.

"His record speaks for itself," McDonald said. "He is a bubbly guy and very positive.



"Every single one of the lads is looking forward to working for him and the challenge at hand during the remainder of the season.

"Out of everyone who was available, I think the club's worked very hard and got the best man out there. Full credit goes to the chairman and board for pulling it off. Everyone I know who has played under him has said nothing but positive things.

"He has got two teams promoted to the Premier League and knows this division inside out, so there's no better man for the job.



"He's been linked with a few other teams and I would imagine those teams are disappointed now that he's in charge at Millwall. That's nothing but a good thing for us.

"All the players are delighted to see him here. He has told us how he sees us going forward and everyone is on the same page.

"We had our first session with the manager on Tuesday and there is a real buzz for training tomorrow. We are looking forward to hearing more about his ideas and what he plans to bring to the table."

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95 thoughts on “McDonald: Millwall players thrilled with Holloway arrival

  • January 8, 2014 at 11:14
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    So the players are happy with the appointment. From the pictures, the training ground looks a happier place so, and I guess we will never know, it seems our problems were firmly rooted in a Lomas/Players conflict. If that is the case then I guess we can expect a turn of fortunes.

    The next questions are Who is staying? Who is going? and Who is coming in?

    Would it be too much to expect the return of a few more fans for the Ipswich game.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:19
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    NOT SURPRISED AT THIS !!!!
    NOW THE PLAYERS HAVE TO RUN A BIT MORE , CHASE A BIT MORE,
    HASSLE THE OPPONENTS A BIT MORE...............
    DON'T WANNA SEE ALL THIS RUNNING BETWEEN CONES & POLES
    AT THE START OF MATCHES, AND AT HALF TIME RESERVES DOING BALL
    TRICKS !!!!!!!
    ITS DURING THE GAME WHEN WE WANT THE " TRICKS "...............
    THIS WILL CONFUSE THE OPPONENTS AND MAYBE GET US GOALS !!!!
    KEEP THE CONES , POLES, STICKS AND TRICKS FOR THE TRAINING GROUND
    DURING THE WEEK-DAYS...................
    THE PLAYERS SHOULD BE READY TO PLAY BY THE TIME WE REACH KICK - OFF.
    =======================
    " NO ONE LIKES US , WE DON'T CARE "
    STORMIN' NORMAN....................WANTS GOOD PLAY NOW.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:19
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    Ahh bless them, their happy now can we produce the performances that also make the fans that turn up week in week out who have had to put up with sub standard Millwall performances, come on boys act like men and professional footballers

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    • January 8, 2014 at 17:49
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      Have to agree.

      The simple fact is that they get paid and should be performing. I wondering if we could claim against there wages for poor performances that we would in the same position.

      That is not to take away the fact from lomas poor management .

      The proof is here. They need to perform now under Holloway, unless they get upset if their dummies are taken away.

      I have a feeling that he ship them out if they fail to perform.

      Finally looking forward to 2014!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:21
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    Timmy cahill was on the 20/20 cricket tonight and mentioned his times at millwall in his early days , McDonald comments seemed sincere, hope so!!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:31
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    holloway has great man management skills he will get the best outta these boys. and they will try for him! as the respect is there unlike lomas. with a few editions and some more confidence it really wouldn't surprise me if we're a top 10 side come the end of the season!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:32
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    They are all s*** scared he means, IH won't take no crap and they will be playing for their futures, just might see a result on sat.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:40
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    Going to need a clear-out and new players coming in. Will take time. Patience is a virtue.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:43
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    The proof of the appointment is in the results.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:46
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    Yes indeed.

    Let's hope they deliver.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:52
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    Given referee's attitude to MFC & 'Olly's outspoken way, I can see him spending more time banished to the stand than sitting in the dugout......chanting NOLU. Should be fun !

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    • January 8, 2014 at 23:45
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      Lets hope they got a nice comfy seat for him..then again he mite get bored having a pop at refs...pigs mite fly

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:55
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    I'm looking forward to seeing who is in his starting eleven

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  • January 8, 2014 at 11:58
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    Hopefully he is a Manager that players want to play for and gets the best out of them.He will not take no s**t and no shirkers.COYL.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 12:10
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      @Longfield Lion: There lies the trouble, when we go to work I am sure that we do not like everyone who works along side us and I am equally sure that we all dont like our boss/line manager, but we all put a shift in for the agreed pay of our contract.

      These players not just at Millwall (look at utd) have a wrong atitude if this is they way they feel, so we pay our money to watch them and some of them dont really care about the fans paying hard erned money to basically watch dross, I dont agree with Scotts statement as they dont play for a manager but for MILLWALL and the should remember that.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 12:24
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        @Barnlion: You've got a point there. They didn't play for Harris that well did they ? I reckon now we've got a permanent manager in and not one until the end of the season or game by game, we'll see what the players are made of. With the statement from JB that funds are available to strengthen, I would imagine that several of the current squad are carrying debris in their boxers at the moment.

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        • January 8, 2014 at 12:38
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          @NICKOLA: they saw Harris as a Lomas man no doubt . Will be very interested to see who he Keeps and who he drops.

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          • January 8, 2014 at 12:46
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            @Lincolnshire Lion: not necessarily linc, bomber didnt want the job and the only bad performance in the three games he had was s.utd although we got spanked at least we can now put full effort into staying in this division without a cup to worry about.

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        • January 8, 2014 at 12:44
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          @NICKOLA: Nick, This is what I dont understand surely they for there own pride want to play the best they can every week, which in turn should produce a good result most weeks. But as many of them have handed in below par games when its time to shift them out who will be the takers.

          Proberly div 1 & 2 so as a player that means less money and less prestige as a pro footballer, and once you drop dont normally get picked up by a better side, only one in big s888 like us at the moment.

          So if Ollie has got money I would like to see him clear the decks first and he then know where he needs to get players for, and your right Nick about some players and the boxer shorts I would buy new ones sod washing the soiled ones.

          The Ipswich game should be a nice welcome for him if we dont lose Saturday and we manage to keep a clean sheet COYL!!!!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:02
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    A few 'established' squad members will be packing their bags very soon. The Ginger one couldn't act through fear of alienating the fans that were on his side !

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    • January 8, 2014 at 16:13
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      @frank: Ollie can more or less get rid of any of them and I can't see the fans making much of a fuss.

      Maybe Forde and a few other exceptions?

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      • January 8, 2014 at 16:28
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        @MFC Lion: .......Agreed, but imagine the screaming if Ginge had started off doing that ? Seeing as he was already hated by some, he was treading on eggshells 'cause of his previous ! This bloke doesn't carry that baggage,'new broom' & all that. ( Nigel's don't count).

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:09
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    There is only a few players worth keeping &. I h must know this & must have a few players in mind to bring in and keep us up !! ..I'm over the moon we got holloway & shows us the board has listened to the fan all long last & hopefully saved us from the div 1 deadwoods .. Coyl

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:21
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    Well that's alright then, the players like him and are looking forward to work tomorrow............I give up.
    I hope he kicks them from here to May, and the ones who don't like it can f*** right off.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:37
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    bumped into olly in a wimpy last night, he said that dunne and shittu are definite starters and they,ll play alongside alan dorney and tony tagg to make a more mobile solid back line.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:40
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    Get them effers pulling in the same direction as the manager mcd and the rest will take care of itself. Please make moro hold the poxy ball up as well so he can bring others into play as its a team game, otherwise pack him off to the lawn tennis association. I do like moro but just wished he helped mcd and the others out a bit more, something tells me thats exactly what we'll get out of him under ollie.
    Clean slate and no excuses otherwise your not welcome anymore.
    Good luck for the rest of the season mcd and start banging some goals in.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:41
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    We also need to change the way we defend, centre halves following the player they are marking all over the pitch thus leaving great gaps down the middle for opposing midfielders to run into is killing us, We got to pass em on ,our back four up on the half way line with no pace to run back and chase when balls are played over the top or down the side of em, zonal marking at set peices, so busy marking space No one actually jumps to head it, I'd like to see some of this addressed.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 12:44
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    Didn't Robbo say a similar thing when Lomas took over?
    As people have said previously it will be interesting to see who he picks against Uddersfield but personally, I think he will keep a similar team to Bomber and Fitz’s just to see what he’s really got to sort out and I certainly don’t expect a win.
    I was one of those who had optimism when Lomas was appointed and by the end of the ‘borough game I was also calling for his head. I hope and prey that after the furore has died down with Holloway, he can produce a team that not only win games but one that is entertaining to watch. I know a win is a win be it ugly or beautiful but given a choice I know what I’d choose.
    I didn’t really want Holloway here – I voted for Hoddle – but proof will be in the results, so come on Mr Holloway, makes us proud again!

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    • January 8, 2014 at 13:06
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      @REAL Supporter: I honestly can't believe the ignorance of our fans. "I voted for Hoddle" as if he was ever gonna manage us! So thick, honestly!

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      • January 8, 2014 at 14:13
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        @Tel: I wonder just who is 'thick'? Me and the other 96 people who voted for him, knowing full well that he would never come to us or if we really wanted him anyway, News at Den for making him an option for us to choose or YOU for commenting. The latter me thinks. In fact, I honestly can't believe just how thick you must be!

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        • January 8, 2014 at 14:23
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          @REAL Supporter: ........." That was the best minutes silence I've ever heard"........England boss Hoddle following Wembley tribute to Diana !

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          • January 8, 2014 at 14:28
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            @frank: Ha ha. Good one Frank.

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        • January 8, 2014 at 16:50
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          @REAL Supporter:

          By voting for Hoddle, you just typify the neanderthal type supporters we're renowned for....

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          • January 8, 2014 at 17:08
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            @Tel: Yeah, great idea slagging off our supporters. Neanderthal now am I? Got any more insults you want to throw my way - you don't even know me. Go and support Welling United or someother crap like Charlton! Perhaps you already do and you're just a troll coming on OUR site.

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          • January 8, 2014 at 17:18
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            @Tel: too strong tel

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    • January 9, 2014 at 00:26
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      So you had optimision when thing took over & it took you to the boro game to start wondering if he was the right man for the job...so your acttually admitting you got something wrong

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      • January 9, 2014 at 07:55
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        @Jim28: Yep, well spotted Jim. I hold my hands up high and admit I was wrong trying to keep the faith in Lomas. Me and a few others had 'optimism' and hoped that the next game would be the one when we 'turned the corner'. To be honest, every Saturday evening and Sunday morning after the Bournemouth debacle I expected the news that Lomas had gone but by the end of the 'borough game enough was enough and couldn't believe he was still there on Boxing Day.
        I'm just glad that Holloway is in place before the warthog Allardyce can throw is hat in to the ring for the manager’s job.

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        • January 9, 2014 at 08:23
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          Optimisn is probably wot makes us MILLWALL..spot on about big sam.wasn't it fun watching the vermin getting there thrashed again live on sky

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          • January 9, 2014 at 08:50
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            @Jim28: I think optimism is a prerequisite to being a Millwall fan.
            6-0 was superb viewing. It's imperative we stay in the Championship so we can play that scum next season.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 13:11
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    Delighted as I am with the departure of Lomas & arrival of Holloway, I still think that some of the players need to look at themselves and ask whether they put in a 90 minute, 100% shift during the last few weeks. Even the most prolific manager can't get results if the players don't listen or work hard enough for each other. We all know that nearly half our squad isn't good enough unless they've been hiding their light under a bushel. This month, with its transfer window, will be key as to which league we're in next season. IH has the experience & knowledge to run the club properly at this level but do the players have the desire & ability to match his & our expectations?

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    • January 8, 2014 at 13:17
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      @Bolland: Well if they don't they will be on their way. I have no doubt about that.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 13:27
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        @NICKOLA: Yes, you're right, Nickola, they need to make sure they're up for it cos he will get rid. The big question, unless I've missed the answer, is, when will Fordey sign a new contract? Our defence, imo, is our most vulnerable area on the pitch & needs to addressed now, so Fordey needs to make-up his mind sharpish.

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        • January 8, 2014 at 15:20
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          @Bolland: I think this is right at the heart of why we haven't been more successful for the last few years - contract negotiations have been poorly handled and we are having 2nd rate players holding us to ransom - ridiculous decisions like Shittu's contract and loans like Hulse, Connolly, Moussi etc etc. have all contributed to a general malaise and landing us with loads of players without the requisite quality to play in this division. . But when I post about it some people say leave the club and AA alone, he is doing his best - well when your best isn't good enough, do a bit better (be more intelligent). People talk on here as if these things are no one's responsibility; they just happen - Oh well! Don't worry!

          CARRY ON
          AND
          KEEP BUYING S**T PLAYERS

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  • January 8, 2014 at 13:21
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    So the little luvvies have decided they might play a bit for this manager, well thanks a bunch guys we are humbly grateful.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 14:43
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      @Sealion: well said, professional pride comes first - again the spin machine is out in operation - Mac is chosen to speak as most fans think he has pulled his weight(although scored hardly any goals) and therefore we won't have a go at him - Imagine one of the other players coming out with this - This is the cancerous media management that speaks to us - despite all the lovely words of apology in recent days, we still get treated as idiots - why can't people be honest. If there is nothing worthwhile to say : say nothing. Concentrate of getting things right on the field.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 13:56
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    Pele said it's every players responsibility to HIMSELF to play his best always, if not then why play at all?

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  • January 8, 2014 at 13:57
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    Its about time every Millwall player stood up and be counted, this should have been the case all season, regardless who's been in charge. Now is the time to let the performances on the pitch do the talking. Starting with Saturday please.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 15:09
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    21 games,
    Target another 25-30 points,
    = survival,
    Easy peasy,
    That's all I'm asking,
    But some players will have to work miracles to earn my forgiveness !.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 16:14
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    I think SCOTT McDONALD is a good signing and a good player but we wouldn't know that from what we have seen on the pitch so far other than is little flashes here and there. Without doubt here is a player who has suffered under Lomas's basic instinct to get it forward as far as you can and fast as you can. It was primary school football. So the acid test under Holloway is do we see McDonald flourish - and Chaplow and Woolford because I do believe these guys can play IF we play the right way.
    I trust Holloway will get the best out of good players but we are starting from a low point so let's be patient and give him time.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 16:29
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    I wonder if IH will be signing anyone in the near future or will take his time to assess the squad? Maybe he will look at this Saturday's game to see what is required. I hope he does the sesible thing, not like Lomas and sign anything that moves.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 16:34
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      @Peckhamlad: Yeah, well said Peckham. I think he'll give it a couple of weeks to see just how they perform home and away.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 16:36
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    Love Ian Holloway coming to the Den. With Danny Shittu such an influential player on the pitch having played for Holloway during their QPR days, he should bring an extra element to help ease the rest of the team into the manager's way of playing.
    Also, being a close friend of Jackett, Holloway should have the inside track on how to get the best of Morrison.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 16:55
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    McDonald can f**k off, Nurses and Doctors don't let people die because they don't like their Managers. He needs to come back down to earth, what a f**king numpty.
    Before people say there is a big difference between a footballer and a Nurse/Doctor there is one big difference, the Nurses and Doctors should be getting paid the footballers wage.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 17:16
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      @Shorty_wall: whilst I totally agree that doctors and nurses deserve to be paid much higher salaries, that has nothing to do with a football.
      Also, sometimes a player isn't whining about poor management for no reason at all.
      If I were to walk into work tomorrow with a new manager who seemed out of his depth and who started asking me to work away from my best abilities and effectively be a square peg in a round hole, then I would be disgruntled too! Just because teams are prepared to pay huge salaries to players, doesn't mean they can't desire job satisfaction!

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      • January 9, 2014 at 10:20
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        @blowfishes: We have all been asked by our Managers to do a task at work that is out of our comfort zone, and we just get on with it due to the fact we want/NEED this job and because we are being paid a wage to do it. But what these players forget is that there are 8-9k fans who have paid money to watch them play for a team that they love. the average wage in London is £300 per week at the moment and the fans turn out week in and week out and PAY to watch these players out of what’s left of there weekly wage. Let me put it to you like this, no matter what job I was doing, if people PAID their money to watch me at work I would put a better shift in them these players. They forget that it's the fan that pays their wage, without the fans there is not Millwall and no Millwall then no job for them.

        I agree with you that if my Manager was a numpty and didn't really have a clue but the football I have seen at the Den has been SH*T and the players need to remember that they may not like their Manager but neither may their fans but they pay their hard earned money to watch these guys so no matter what they should stop moaning and show some heart and play for the fans or at least TRY.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 17:21
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      @Shorty_wall: dont like him then shorty.
      One of probably two or three players that have busted a gut for the team this season
      he always puts in a shift and gets f*** all service, he's our shortest players but gets nothing but sky high balls up to him from the defence cause they cant pass for s h I t and has to run his nuts off to chase morisons flick on's every game

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    • January 8, 2014 at 18:52
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      @Shorty_wall: These statements the players come out with are probably pre written for them. The club are not going to risk letting the players talk freely to the press.
      The average footballer probably would't be able to string more than a couple of sentences together.
      They do their talking on the pitch. LOL

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      • January 8, 2014 at 21:16
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        @Sealion: "they do their talking on the pitch" where they can't string a couple of passes together.

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    • January 9, 2014 at 08:54
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      @Shorty_wall: McDonald only saying what every supporting has been saying. What do want him to do say 'Lomas was a genius'? I reckon Messi would have struggled under Lomas tactics - or more accurately, lack of them

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      • January 9, 2014 at 10:28
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        @Glasshalffull: I expect the players to walk out that tunnel and look around and think about the dans who have PAID their money to watch them play football, I understand that things we're s*** under Lomas but they could at least try, show some heart, I'm not messing when i say this but i have seen better football at Clapham Common on a Saturday then at Millwall this season. the players need to man up and put a f****** shift in..... Who's Messi lol 😉

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  • January 8, 2014 at 17:19
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    Footballers are not exactly known for being the sharpest knives in the drawer. And most prove it when they open their gobs !

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  • January 8, 2014 at 17:56
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    Why oh why do Millwall FC insist on a player giving an interview every week?

    Why can that not be left to the manager/assistant/chief exec or someone else without a playing role at the club.

    They just dig themselves a bigger hole (and this is not aimed at McD - but a general opinion).

    I don't give a monkeys what any player has to say or any spin they want to out on a particular situation/story.

    They should simply do their talking with their feet on the pitch.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 18:27
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      @bonnie1272: Why not? I quite like to hear the views of the team, after all the fans in part pay their wages, and the club should be more democratic in letting the players air their opinions, they are part of the whole set up and we expect the best of them every week. So yes they have every right to talk as all of us. Sometimes we treat them as if they are our hirelings. They should be given as much respect as we expect ourselves.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 18:33
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        @Peckhamlad: but it's just the same old tosh dished up by another player each week.

        Instead of giving an interview after training, they should out their boots back on and train more.

        Christ knows they need to!

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        • January 8, 2014 at 19:00
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          @bonnie1272: bonnie lad, I have to agree with peckham,
          we pay the wages mate and we can and do say what ever we want on this site so its only right for those lazy toe rags to do the same. The only thing I would like changed is what they say, cause it seems repetitive, robbo as club captain should come out and apologise for the sud standard performance so far this season on behalf of the players.
          bonn a ? For ya, if we were comfortably in mid table or occupying a play off spot would you hold the same opinion as you do now ?

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          • January 8, 2014 at 19:57
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            @lukesmithmfc: I would air the same opinions even if we were too if the league.

            They should play for their shirt irrespective of their opinion and their manager.

            If they could play as well as they talk then perhaps I could put up with it.

            Having said that, if they were saying something different or airing their gripes, it would be an interesting read.

            I am not so naive to think they would be allowed to wash dirty linen in public, but it's just boring reading the same rubbish weekly.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 18:56
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        @Peckhamlad: Peckham the club would not allow the players to air their views, you are only hearing want they are told to say.
        We never publicly heard their views about Lomas did we ?

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        • January 8, 2014 at 19:05
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          @Sealion: they probably had nothing positive to say about him baring 2 or 3. He upset too many of em

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          • January 8, 2014 at 19:11
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            @lukesmithmfc: Thats what I'm saying Luke, Peckham thinks that what the players speel on here are their own words, they would not be allowed to come out with what they really thought, that is if any of them could manage a thought.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 20:41
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      @bonnie1272: Its how the media work, talksport,sky, tabloids and even aldo have to make a living.They all do it, ask a player a silly question and get 2 days of coverage out of it. They have to find something to write about and fill there pages. They will always spin a story to get a reaction from fans.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 20:55
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        @Eightieswall: I agree 80's. I do understand that is the way it works. But like talk sport it's in the main boring.

        Every time I switch talk sport on (which is most days on the way and from work) they talk of very little apart from the premiershit.

        Dull, dull and more dull.

        It's like they forget that most proper football supporters follow teams like Scunthorpe, Wimbledon, us et al.

        All I'm trying to get across is that if there is something worth saying, then it's worth reading.

        Saying that you are looking forward to playing for the next manager etc etc is the least I expect from professional
        Footballers from any team in any country.

        When all they state is the obvious, well, it's just obvious.

        Perhaps I'm just depressed?

        Well I'm of to the quacks for some Prozac.

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        • January 8, 2014 at 23:58
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          @bonnie1272: bonnie i dont think you will need them prozac now Holloway has arrived, It has cheered me up no end, enjoy the ride!!!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 18:02
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    I am trying to think off the top of my head who would attract any interest from other teams for free or for a fee, keeping in mind all our players stock would have dropped based on our terrible season thus far????

    Forde obviously for a nominal fee, Trotter? 500k max, Lowry maybe??? Hard to ask for anything seeing as we have not played him at CB as he should be.

    Who else? Taylor doing well at Blackburn. Henry, although he could infuriate is still better than what we have.

    Its a worry imo.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 19:02
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      @JonnyBanks: you are right Henry on paper is a lot better than what we have but Henry stopped putting in decent performances a long time ago. He was overweight sluggish and couldn't beat an opponent, not the best CV for a winger.
      He's doing better now he has dropped a division.

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  • January 8, 2014 at 18:04
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    "There is a real buzz for training tomorrow"......... Give it 5-6 weeks and see if there's still a "buzz" when some names are being regularly omitted on match days !

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  • January 8, 2014 at 19:22
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    There are probably some of them who are shittin themselves in case they are found out as the two bob f****** chancers that they are . .We need a completely new defence for a start

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  • January 8, 2014 at 19:31
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    Let's give Holloway a chance even if we don't win our next game things won't change over night. The reason Mcdonald scored all them goals for middlesbourgh is because they are a good footballing side and like to play the ball on the deck, we don't we lob the ball from back to front and that don't suit Mcdonalds style of play. First thing Holloway needs to do is get them playing ball on the deck and defending set pieces better. And in training don't just play a match do fitness as well and stop all the running in and out of cones before the match start on a Saturday that should be left for a training session on the week days.get a weekly shedual going for training sessions dueing the week. In Holloway we trust!!!! And to all fans stop argueing amonst yourself we are all Millwall let's stick with eachother and stop aching like children.

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    • January 8, 2014 at 20:54
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      @michael1984: Time to be realistic and settle for short term losses for long term gain (survival). If we lose the next 3 games and end staying up then so be it. This season is best forgotten, next season should be a steady progression (survival permitting) and then we should reevaluate as and when after and depending on that.

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      • January 8, 2014 at 21:29
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        @JonnyBanks: so much can change very quickly in football.

        While I would settle for 21st if offered it now I don't see why Holloway with a few of his own signings and imposing his own training methods can't still get us to mid table.

        Only 10pts off 😉

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  • January 8, 2014 at 19:47
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    Make sure you players listen to the guvnor and lets get some decent results for a change. Coyl!!!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 21:22
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    Spammers being ripped to shreds by man city ha-ha-ha!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 21:36
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    Allardyce agent allardyce na na na na na na na na na agent allardyce allardyce agent allardyce na na na na na na na na na agent allardyce

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  • January 8, 2014 at 21:48
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    who do people think will be the west ham manager when we play them next season

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  • January 8, 2014 at 21:52
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    The players should just be thrilled to play for Millwall Football Club!

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  • January 8, 2014 at 23:31
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    The appointment of IH makes me believe that JB finally gets the ethos of our club, & us, it's fans. SL was a grave mistake as no matter what he did he would never fully win over our core support. As was said earlier on this thread, that left him without any b*******. The players acted up, as these modern footballers are prone to do, & the whole club had turned into a shambles. I feel JB has made the perfect move at the perfect time & to top it MFC throw out this comment from McDonald. Rightly or wrongly I see Scott as a little petulant f*****. Don't get me wrong, I like him but in my opinion he's a Huckerby type. He's the narky f***** you love to boo or cheer depending on his shirt colour. The fact he's the man that is publicly shooting his bolt over IH sends a message to the fans. That message is, "Don't worry, we are reigning these shithouses in! Look, we've got king nark gushing like a girl! Take a chill pill, sit back & watch the lions ROAR!!!"

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  • January 9, 2014 at 01:03
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    As long as the players are now happy...Nice really getting worried about them and why they are not being able to perform so all nice again...Bless em..

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  • January 9, 2014 at 01:16
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    McDonald is only the first of a long line of players praising the appointment of Holloway, coz they know they could be first out the door, but it wont cut no ice with IH. so do your talking on the pitch instead of trying to feed us b*******. I wonder who will be next.

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  • January 9, 2014 at 01:42
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    I hope they dont muzzle olly..i say this cos ever since jackett quit he's come out of his shell(a mouthing git) ..cos win or lose he does like a chuckle with the press..olly be prepared cos we will get s*** refs..going to be entertaining...no doubt he'll want tn see wot he's got..according to macdonald everyone is up for it in the dressing room...but it seem like that to scott all the time even when he's standing

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  • January 9, 2014 at 08:32
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    Don't get me wrong, Im thrilled that IH is now in charge but can't help thinking everyone is getting a bit carried away. Talk of playoffs and premiership in 3yrs is just un realistic. Lets stop blowing IH's trumpet and see how he fares! A loss on Saturday and the fickleness will kick in again. Lets just all calm down a bit hey!

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    • January 9, 2014 at 08:56
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      The main reason fans are thrilled cos at last we got rid of that sorry excuse of a human being & got a proper manager..you wouldn't begrudge people a little indulgence...reality will resume at some point ..until then dont be a wet blanket

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    • January 9, 2014 at 08:58
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      The main reason fans are thrilled cos at last we got rid of that sorry excuse of a human being & got a proper manager..you wouldn't begrudge people a little indulgence...reality will resume at some point ..until then dont be a wet blanket..

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  • January 9, 2014 at 09:41
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    I can c us getting a draw sat which wouldn't b a bad start. If not a least he would of learned which areas need strengthening COME ON U WALL!!'

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