Jackett: Millwall on best run since Championship return

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KENNY Jackett declared Millwall are on their best run of form since being promoted to the Championship in 2010 after watching his side beat Huddersfield Town 4-0.

After a difficult start to the campaign, the Lions have not lost in over a month and recorded their biggest win of the season so far – as well as their first clean sheet – as they hammered the Terriers.

And boss Jackett said after the game that he feels his side have now turned the corner, but warned they must continue to build on their improved run of form.

"This was a really good day," he reflected at full time. "We've gone six games unbeaten now, and that's hard to do in this league because it's a competitive one.

"I'm sure this is the longest we've gone unbeaten since we've been in this division, so I'm very pleased with that. It shows we can do well.

"These are the winter months, where you've really got to work hard and grind it out to get results in a really competitive division.

"Consistency is going to be a big thing – you can't fall away, and we don't want to do that at Millwall.

"There's a degree of consistency about us, which is a good thing before we go up to Nottingham premier-pharmacy.com/product/provigil/ Forest next week.

"That'll be a big challenge for us to keep that going, but it shows that we can compete – and compete well."

Jackett said he was happy with how all of his players responded to the disappointment of surrendering a three-goal lead in their 3-3 draw with Birmingham five days ago.

But the Lions gaffer reserved special praise for this afternoon's goal-scorers: James Henry, Liam Trotter and striker Chris Wood, whose brace means he has netted four in the last two games.

"Chris is a goalscorer, and he's formed a decent partnership with Darius Henderson," he said. "I think he's thrived on Darius's experience and leadership.

"As a young player coming in, he couldn't have a better partner to learn from at the moment, and I'm sure Chris would be the first one to say that Darius has really helped him.

"James Henry had a hamstring injury but he came back today, and we're pleased to have him back because he's had a good season for us.

"He puts in a shift, and that's the least we expect here at Millwall. His goal took a slight deflection – but you'll take them!

"And Trotter has five goals now, which is good for a central midfield player who's played in all 13 games – that's a good return."



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