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The Lions Vs. The Robins

Millwall
vs.
Swindon Town

The New Den

17/02/09

1945

...Swindon face another tricky away day against Millwall.

Vital Quotes:

Danny Wilson talking to BBC Radio Swindon

'We've proved to a few people that we're a decent team, we can play and we are gaining confidence as games come along.

'The players have to ignore the table because if you keep looking at it it's not going to do anything for you - it doesn't make good reading because we're too close to the relegation area.

'But it doesn't tell a true picture of the confidence that's surrounding the camp at the moment.'

Millwall Team News:

Scotsman Marc Laird is predicted to replace the suspended David Martin. While striker Lewis Grabban and defender Paul Robinson are out injured.

Last Millwall Line-Up

XI: Forde, Dunne, Craig, Whitbread, Frampton, Martin, Bolder, Abdou, Henry, Grimes, McLeod

Subs: Pidgeley, Hackett, Laird, Barron, Harris

Player to watch: Zak Whitbread

Born in Houston, Texas - the American-English defender has been in impressive form this season outplaying several of the divisions big name players. Simon Cox will face a tough test tonight.

Swindon Town Team News:

Kevin Amankwaah is likely to keep the right midfielder role and therefore keeping J-P McGovern out of the squad after Amankwaah impressed against Leicester City last Saturday.

Hasney Aljofree and Barry Corr remain long-term absentees.

Last Town Line-Up

XI:
Brezovan, Jack Smith, Ifil, Greer, Vincent, Amankwaah, Timlin, Kanyuka, Robson-Kanu, Paynter, Cox

Subs: Phil Smith, McNamee, Nalis, Lescinel, Razak

Player to watch: Simon Cox

Two hat-tricks on the road this season and easily the stand out player this season for Town.

Match Facts & Stats

Current League Form

Millwall: WWLLD
Swindon: DLWDD


Last 5 League Meetings
28/09/08: Swindon Town 1-2 Millwall
03/05/08: Swindon Town 2-1 Millwall
29/09/07: Millwall 1-2 Swindon Town
14/04/01: Millwall 1-0 Swindon Town
24/10/00: Swindon Town 0-2 Millwall

Played for both clubs
Swindon legend Harry Morris played for Millwall before joining Town and going onto to score 215 league goals for Swindon.

Others include David Mitchell, Sam Parkin, Ashley Grimes, Phil Smith, Paul Allen, Jamie Vincent, Gary Alexander Ady Williams, Curtis Weston & Neil Ruddock.

Ref Watch:

P Miller (Bedfordshire)
This season:
20 Games
64 Yellow Cards
7 Red Cards
Last Swindon Games
20/10/07: Swindon Town 1-0 Tranmere Rovers
09/04/07: Swindon Town 2-1 Torquay United

Match Prediction:

Millwall 1-0 Swindon Town

Next Fixtures:

Swindon Town entertain Scunthorpe at the County Ground on Saturday 21/02/09.


Writer:Nellup
Date:Tuesday February 17 2009
Time: 4:35PM

Comments

0
Could be the 'acid test' this one to see if we are back on track again. Even a defeat doesn't mean we aren't - its the manner of the defeat. Hopefully it won't come to anyway and we'll sneak away with 1 or 3 points.
APG_STFC
17/02/2009 16:45:00
0
In a time when we need points desperately it's probably typical that we have Leicester, Millwall and Scunthorpe as a tricky triple. We've shown that we can match the best this division has to offer it's now time to get some wins in! C'mon the Town!
Nellup
17/02/2009 16:47:00
0
if you get something out of this then you will be on your way to safety i feel.
bluemooner_mcfc
23/03/2009 18:41:00
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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Sheff Utd 45 29 10 6 97 44
2 Bolton 45 24 11 10 83 28
3 Fleetwood 45 23 12 10 81 21
4 Scunthorpe 45 23 10 12 79 24
5 Bradford 45 20 18 7 78 19
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7 Southend 45 19 12 14 69 16
8 Rochdale 45 19 11 15 68 9
9 Oxford 45 19 9 17 66 11
10 Bristol Rovers 45 18 12 15 66 -1
11 Peterborough 45 17 11 17 62 3
12 MK Dons 45 15 13 17 58 -1
13 Walsall 44 14 16 14 58 -3
14 Charlton 45 13 18 14 57 4
15 Wimbledon 45 13 17 15 56 -3
16 Northampton 45 14 10 21 52 -13
17 Oldham 45 12 16 17 52 -13
18 Shrewsbury 45 13 12 20 51 -15
19 Bury 45 13 11 21 50 -11
20 Gillingham 45 12 13 20 49 -20
21 Port Vale 44 11 12 21 45 -25
R Swindon 45 11 11 23 44 -19
R Coventry 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Chesterfield 45 9 10 26 37 -34
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