Date: 7th July 2015 at 5:57pm
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Manager Neil Harris brought in experienced former centre half Tony Craig the other day.

TC rejoins the club on a two year deal following the cancellation of his contract at Brentford on Friday, and it will now be his third spell at the club as he already has 233 appearances for us, with a return of seven goals having firstly came through our Academy between 2002 and 2007, before then rejoining us on loan in the second half of the 2007/08 season before making the deal permanent again that summer.

He departed in 2012 once more.

Speaking to the official site Craig was obviously delighted to be back once more at The Den.

‘I’m thrilled to be back at Millwall and I’m raring to go. The last time I left I thought that I had played my final game for the club but I’m back now and ecstatic. I really am looking forward to having the opportunity to continue my Millwall career.’

Having played alongside Harris and assistant boss Dave Livermore previously in his time at the club, as well as new coach Andy Frampton, it is somewhat of a re-union but he knows the dynamic of the relationship will now change owing to their positions.

‘Obviously things have changed and they are management. In terms of the current playing squad, there are only about three or four from the last time I was here, so it will be good opportunity to get to know the lads in Portugal. What I’m looking forward to most though is getting back to playing in front of our fans again at The Den.’

Speaking himself about the capture, Harris was delighted to get Craig back and he knows exactly what we’ll be getting next season both on and off the pitch from him.

‘I have said a lot about the fans being able to identify with their team and Tony Craig is certainly a player that fits that bill. He will link the team and the supporters together and is a natural leader within a young squad. We will have youthfulness and energy within the team, but you also need experience and Tony will bring that in abundance. He is a great leader in the dressing-room and is a warrior on the pitch. He has huge know-how about this football club and this division. I’m delighted to get him back.’

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