Date: 27th August 2015 at 3:05pm
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Manager Neil Harris and striker Steve Morison have looked ahead to the visit of Chesterfield this weekend.

Speaking to the official site ahead of the game with our home form obviously an issue, Harris said that he had an awful ‘lot to consider’ when it came to the selection of the team for the weekend as obviously the draw against Scunthorpe did give him food for thought with the changes he made and the showings of newbies and youngsters.

‘Aiden O’Brien, who is almost back to full fitness, comes into the mix as well. The young lads have done extremely well. We all want to see a young and vibrant side with a good mix of senior players also, so it’s getting that blend right. It certainly worked well at Scunthorpe and there is a lot to consider before Saturday’s game, which is a slightly different test against Chesterfield being at home.’

With a heavy fixture schedule so far, a full week on the training ground having exited the Cup early to Barnet in the first round, the one positive is that we should be fit and refreshed for the games ahead.

It’s also given Harris time to iron certain things out as well.

‘It’s been nice to have a free week to work on a few things to get the boys into some sort of routine and rhythm. Scunthorpe took a lot out of the boys so the rest has done them the world of good as well without a midweek game. We’re refreshed and ready to go.’

As for Morison he admits that we haven’t made the start we’d have liked to the year so far but there is plenty of time left to turn our form around and get ourselves up the table.

With Morison turning 32 when we host Chesterfield this weekend, he explained in his own interview.

‘We haven’t made the start we wanted, but I firmly believe that we have a squad that can be successful this season. It’s not about the first few games, it’s about getting on a consistent run, and if we can keep working at it I feel we will do that.’

Of course home issues loom large as something we need to turn around.

‘We do have to analyse why we seem to do better away than at The Den at the moment. We know that the onus is on us (home) to make things happen and take the crowd along with us, but that can be hard when teams are sitting in against us and we are trying too hard to force the issue and as a result mistakes start to creep in. It will probably only take a couple of wins for all that to change, but right now we have to be mentally strong.’

He ended by saying that the fans ‘wear their hearts’ on their sleeves at Millwall and everybody knows they are desperate to see the side do well, especially after last year’s relegation, and that is the focus of the players and they will be working hard to make that happen and give them something to shout about.

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