Date: 14th May 2016 at 6:00pm
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Manager Neil Harris has said Millwall will have to be at their resolute best when we face Bradford City tomorrow in the League One Play Off semi final first leg.

Making the trip to Valley Parade for the game looking to seek advantage for The Den clash next Friday, Bradford come into the game with seven straight home wins – and only one goal conceded – so Harris knows its going to be a tough and challenging game.

Speaking to the official site in his pre game press conference, he explained.

‘We’re very much looking forward to it. We have worked extremely hard to get where we are and you don’t get two better opposition, or two better games, than Bradford v Millwall in this division. It is two very good, competitive teams who are really evenly matched, so it’s a tough challenge.’

Harris said that Play Off games can be cagey affairs, so he wants to see the side be disciplined and wait for their moments to open it up as he wants us to – either way he knows it’ll be a battle though.

‘Play-Offs can be a little bit cagey or they can be really open and feisty. We’ll have to see how Sunday’s game pans out but we’re looking for a solid performance and at times we will need to be resolute and dig in. Bradford will be in our faces and fairly direct at times. They will put lots of balls into the box so we will have to stand strong, and then we will have to use our quality going the other way. We have come such a long way this season in a short space of time. The momentum we’ve generated needs to be carried into Sunday’s game, which the boys are excited for. It’s a big occasion and one which they should enjoy.’

He ended by saying.

‘We have to make sure that we’re mentally and physically correct and what’s important to remember is that while luck is involved in Play-Off games, it’s about the players’ mentality. When those opportunities come it’s about seizing them.’

He also has until Monday to answer a charge from the Football Association following the game against Gillingham on Sunday May 8.

It’s ‘alledged’ that in or around the 86th minute of the game his language and/or behaviour was improper.

I guess the fourth official thought he used a naughty word.

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