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PREVIEW: MILLWALL V TOWN

24 December 2016

Town will be on the hunt for all three points in the Sky Bet League One when they make the trip to Millwall on Boxing Day (3pm Kick-Off).


Luke Williams’ side were held to a 1-1 draw by Fleetwood Town at The County Ground last weekend after David Ball cancelled out Luke Norris’ early strike.


Millwall were in action on Wednesday and recorded an impressive 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Charlton Athletic with Steve Morison bagging a brace and Aiden O’Brien also getting in on the act.


These two sides last did battle in March 2016 when a last gasp Michael Doughty goal rescued a point for Town at SN1.


STAT ATTACK:


Town and Millwall have locked horns on 145 occasions with the Lions able to boast the better head-to-head record with 63 wins to their name, compared to the Robins’ 46 victories.


FULL RECORD V MILLWALL:


P145 W46 D36 L63 F172 A234


TICKET NEWS:


Advanced ticket sales have now stopped but tickets will be available to buy on the day at The Den.


FORM GUIDE (LAST SIX GAMES IN ALL COMPETITIONS):


MILLWALL - WWLLLW


TOWN - LDWLLD


TOP SCORERS:


MILLWALL - Steve Morison (11)


TOWN - Jon Obika/Michael Doughty/Luke Norris/Nathan Delfouneso (3)


TEAM NEWS:


MILLWALL - The Lions are able to boast a fully-fit squad heading into the Boxing Day clash against Town and were able to welcome back a number of key players for their win over Charlton in midweek, including striker Steve Morison who bagged a brace.


TOWN - Both Jon Obika and Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill will be assessed prior to kick-off, although James Brophy will miss out. Jordan Young is also a doubt whilst both Jordan Stewart and Jamie Sendles-White are still on the long-term injury list.


A WORD FROM THE TOWN CAMP:


Luke Williams, Swindon Town Head Coach: “I like the fact that Millwall keep a strong identity every year with blood and thunder every time you play them.


“I don’t expect anything less from Millwall and I think they’ll be ready to use the physical side of the game as much as they possibly can.”


OFFICIALS:


Referee - Nicholas Kinseley


Assistants - Marc Wilson & Rob Smith


Fourth Official - Adrian Waters


PLAYED FOR BOTH:


Hameur Bouazza, Rhys Evans, Andy Frampton, Dany N’Guessan, Curtis Weston, Gary Alexander, Phil Smith, Jon Obika, Harry Morris, Ady Williams, Brian Howard, Sam Parkin, Neil Ruddock, Jamie Vincent.


FOLLOW THE ACTION LIVE:


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in the wake of the game. www.swindontownfc.co.ukSTFC Player HD subscribers will also be able to enjoy full uninterrupted commentary of the match whilst there will be a full report and plenty of reaction on


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