Date: 24th May 2017 at 9:33pm
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Manager Neil Harris has been reflecting on Millwall’s Play Off success at the second time of asking last weekend.

Making the trip to Wembley Stadium for the game against Bradford City, a hard fought one nil victory was secured with striker Steve Morison’s 85th minute winner and it means Millwall are back in the Championship for the season of 2017/18.

Speaking to the media having seen 28,000 fans roar the side on at the national stadium, a proud and delighted Harris told official site.

‘I cannot express how proud I am of our players and how delighted I am to deliver for our fanbase. We had to deal with a lot this year. We have had difficult times during the year and it went very much unnoticed that we a had four-week break before last season started and preparing for this one. We had a defeat in a Play-Off Final and the criticism has been heavy at times. My players have always found a way when they’ve needed to. That comes from having big hearts, strong team spirit and from being good people.’

Harris went on to say.

‘We don’t always have a lot of the ball but we find a way to win. We had to stand strong, make some last-ditch tackles and Jordan Archer had to make some fantastic saves – but we got it done. The second-half we were a little bit braver and we worked our socks off and got the reward. I couldn’t be happier right now!’

Having got the winning strike that put us back in the second tier, Morison was obviously interviewed after the dust had settled on the weekend and he explained.

‘It was a massive achievement because it sent us back into the Championship. It was a colossal effort from everyone. We had to dig in and defend because they had a lot of the ball. Credit to Jordan Archer because he came up with some massive saves and we made our moment count at the other end when we had a chance late in the game.’

Making the step up with Sheffield United and Bolton Wanderers for next year, Morison felt that with the teams in the Championship now next season would be an incredibly battle.

‘The teams that are coming down from the Premier League are huge. We will also meet Bolton and Sheffield United again next season and they are big, big clubs. It’s going to be one hell of a season.’

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