Date: 25th March 2016 at 4:33pm
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Manager Neil Harris has repeated that the focus for Millwall over the Easter Weekend will very much be Bradford City first, then all eyes to Burton Albion.

With the Play Off push not decided over these coming two games, each match could prove vital come May and that fact hasn’t been lost on Harris, so speaking to the official site in his pre game press conference, he built on his earlier words and explained.

‘There’s a lot at stake of course, but credit to the players for getting themselves into contention at this stage of the season. These are the sort of challenges that we’re all in the game for, and what we will do is separate them out, focus on Bradford City until 5pm on Saturday when we’ll move on to thinking about Burton. I felt when we played Bradford City earlier in the season that they would be involved in the shake-up at the end of the season. They are a strong, physical well-organised side with some experienced players in their ranks, and their manager is massively experienced with a proven track record. We know it will be a tough game at their place, but we’re ready for it.’

With Bradford sitting outside of the Play Off based on goal difference only compared to sixth place Barnsley, and with Burton six points clear in top spot, again Millwall do have a cushion in fifth place but it’s a cushion Chopper wants to grow.

There will however be changes for both games with Jimmy Abdou, Shane Ferguson and David Forde away on international duty, but Harris knows that’s an opportunity for others to step up and shine in the first team and take their chance.

‘Of course we would have liked to have them all available this weekend, but as has been the case throughout the season, whenever we have had players ruled out for whatever reason, others have stepped up to the mark and helped us maintain our momentum. There are guys in the squad who have had to be patient and who have been supportive of those in the team. Now they will have the chance to stake their claim to get back in the side and stay there.’

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