Date: 17th July 2016 at 7:12pm
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Manager Neil Harris has been speaking of his pleasure at seeing Millwall begin the pre season friendly proper portion of the summer in winning style.

With a training game loss to Nottingham Forest at the training camp out in Portugal behind us, the first pre season game for the fans was Saturday’s trip to Hayes Lane to Bromley, and goals from Fred Onyedinma and Lee Gregory gave Millwall a two one victory on the day.

There were non competitive debuts for Shaun Hutchinson and David Worrall, whilst Gregg Wylde was amongst the substitutes for the game.


Forde (Archer 62), Romeo (Brown 62), Nelson (Webster 62), Hutchinson (Rooney 62), Chesmain (Craig 62), Worrall (Twardek 62), Abdou (Williams 62), Thompson (Farrell 62), Onyedinma (Wylde 62), Gregory (O’Brien 62), Morison (Philpot 62).

Subs not used:


Goalscorers: Onyedinma (3), Gregory (27).

With a good hour for the starting eleven that will help them kick on.

Speaking to the official site following the game, Harris described both goals as ‘excellent’ and he knew there were plenty of positives that could be taken from the match.

‘First and foremost it looks like there’s been no injuries, which is the most important thing. Everybody got their designated minutes and that is pleasing. Individually and collectively there was some really good stuff out there but at the same time certain parts were rusty, which is to be expected at this point. I’m delighted though because the boys had a double session in training yesterday which was the hardest they’ve had up to now in pre-season so we knew at times this game would be a bit heavy.’

Speaking about the goals, he went on to say.

‘The two goals we scored were excellent. There was real desire to get on the end of crosses, with good quality inside the area, which is key. All four wide players throughout the game looked impressive, which is after a lot of work we’ve done with them so I’m pleased with that. Overall I think there could have been a lot more goals in the game. Bromley had a couple of chances and we could’ve had another five or six goals.’

With Dartford on Tuesday, Harris said there would now be a switch in training focus to round up the work we’ve done so far.

‘We have done a lot of attacking work in the past few days so now we will focus on the defensive side going into Tuesday against Dartford.’

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