Date: 11th April 2017 at 1:38am
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Manager Neil Harris has said he’s content with Millwall taking a point from a tough game against Gillingham at the weekend.

Heading to the Priestfield Stadium for the game, taking a point with Steve Morison finding the net five odd minutes after they broke the deadlock saw Millwall return home with a point for their efforts and it did mean a return of seven points from nine in the recent fixture run.

Speaking to the official site in his post game press conference following the one all draw, Harris said the past week had been ‘outstanding’ in his eyes especially as the weekend saw us replace Southend United in the Play Off spots.

‘As a whole, the week has been outstanding. Seven points out of nine against three tough opponents is a really good return. In isolation, it was a really good performance. All we gave Gillingham was scrambles and set-pieces. I thought our use of the ball was really good, our movement was good and we got in really good areas and had countless chances to score.’

With Gillingham’s opener a talking point with Tom King being pushed out of play in the buildup to the goal, Harris felt there was an element of it ‘not being our day’ but that just showed up the character of the squad to bounce back so quickly in those circumstances.

‘At one moment I was worried, because when the decision to give a corner leading to their goal happens, you think that it isn’t going to be your day. The chances we had and the pressure we put them under – you think it isn’t going to be our day. But the character of the players following it was outstanding. If anything, we got better. It didn’t knock us out of our stride – we used the ball even better. When we got back to 1-1, I thought there was only one winner.’

With Tony Craig and Shane Ferguson missing out, with Joe Martin and David Worrall coming into the side, Harris went on to say.

‘Joe is a top man and a great professional. He hasn’t been in the squad because numbers dictate. He’s been fit and willing to travel and the boys love him. Today, him and David Worrall got better as the game went on. Tony has a dead leg and it’s spread to his quad. He got up this morning and demanded a fitness test! Shane Ferguson, meanwhile, has bruised ribs following a collision on Tuesday night.’

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