Is Malone the answer to Millwall's left-back problem?

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SCOTT Malone, Millwall's newest left back, certainly doesn't look the part.

His gangly 6ft2in frame and lengthy locks are more befitting a 90s Indie band rather than a rough and ready Championship football club. But appearances are deceiving.

Malone is a decent player. On early evidence he appears to be very much in the modern full-back mould: a natural footballer who focuses as much energy on attack as defence. Able to play left back or left midfield, he seems comfortable […]

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Keeping Millwall up could be Jackett's greatest achievement

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SOME Millwall supporters have been left genuinely stunned and confused by the way this season has gone.

A year spent flirting with relegation whilst struggling to win at home is not what we’ve come to expect in recent years.

In the last three seasons we have experienced two Wembley finals, one promotion and even came close to finishing in the Championship play-off places.

During this period we played with assurance, pomp, a swagger and a strut. The Den was an impassioned […]

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Keogh can be a huge success at Millwall

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EVERYONE loves a trier, and at Millwall this is especially true.

A quick glance at the current squad and you could cite five or six players who arguably lack the requisite talent to succeed at this level, but whose graft and resilience ensure they stay doggedly affixed to the club and – more importantly – remain in the supporters' favour.

A Spurs-supporting friend once said to me that Millwall always suffered, and still do now to some extent, because we […]

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Too many loan rangers?

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"THE problem with loanees is: they’re not ours; they don’t care; they don’t understand Millwall," my mate despondently mumbles, and I can see his point.

Can loan signings ever care enough to play with the intensity and spirit of seasoned first team players? Or should we embrace them; have faith in their ability and their eagerness to achieve?

Already this season we’ve seen seven loan signings arrive at the club. Seven new faces; seven faces deemed to be better than […]

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