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PREVIEW: Town V Millwall

24 March 2017

Town know they need a victory when they welcome Play-Off chasing Millwall to The County Ground this weekend.


The Reds lock horns with The Lions tomorrow (1:30pm Kick-Off) and are looking for a much-needed three-point haul in order to boost their survival hopes.


Luke Williams’ side suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to Bradford City last weekend after conceding twice in the last five minutes, while Millwall were held to a 3-3 draw by Rochdale in midweek.


STAT ATTACK:


Town and Millwall have done battle on 146 occasions in all competitions and The Lions are able to boast the better head-to-head record with 64 wins to their name, compared to The Reds’ 46.


FULL RECORD V MILLWALL:


P146 W46 D36 L64 F172 A236


TICKET NEWS:


while home fans ONLY will be able to buy tickets at The County Ground right up until kick-off on Saturday.https://www.eticketing.co.uk/swindontown/Tickets for tomorrow’s game are still available online via


TICKET PRICES:


FREE/FREEU11 with Junior Red - 

U11 -£2/£2

U17 -£8/£8

£12/£1217-19 -

£19/£15Student/065 -

£25/£19Adult -


FORM GUIDE (LAST SIX GAMES IN ALL COMPETITIONS):


TOWN - WWLLLL


MILLWALL - DWWLDD


TOP SCORERS:


TOWN - Luke Norris (6)


MILLWALL - Lee Gregory/Steve Morison (15)


TEAM NEWS:


TOWN - Swindon are edging closer to a clean bill of health with Yaser Kasim, Jermaine Hylton and Jordan Stewart having all recovered from illness.


However, Anton Rodgers is a doubt with a back concern while Jamie Sendles-White remains on the long-term injury list.


MILLWALL - The Lions will be able to boast a clean bill of health tomorrow with first-choice stopper Jordan Archer available for selection again having recovered from a thigh problem.


A WORD FROM BOTH CAMPS:


Luke Williams, Swindon Town Head Coach: “Millwall are going to run the hard miles and you get less time on the ball because they are always willing to press you.


“They always try to start games very brightly and impose themselves on you and we need to be ready for that.


“We’ve had a hard time against Millwall in the last couple of seasons. The opening stages of the game tomorrow will be very important.


“I do believe that we have enough in the building to get us out of trouble.”


Neil Harris, Millwall Manager: “What we’ve now got is a massive game on Saturday at Swindon – our biggest game of the season.


“Sixteen unbeaten is a great record, but we can’t think we can roll into Swindon on Saturday and get a result.


“We have to get that balance between a good, solid team that gets a clean sheet, but also have the attacking purpose to be able to score goals.”


OFFICIALS:


Referee - John Busby 


Assistants - Robert Dabbs & Robert Massey-Ellis


Fourth Official - Daniel Leach


PLAYED FOR BOTH:


Calvin Andrew, Hameur Bouazza, Rhys Evans, Andy Frampton, Dany N’Guessan, Jack Smith, Curtis Weston, Gary Alexander, Ryan Mason, Sammy Igoe, Jon Obika, Darren Ward, Ady Williams, Fede Bessone, Brian Howard, Sam Parkin, Jamie Vincent.


FOLLOW THE ACTION LIVE:


accounts.Facebook and (@Official_STFC)Town fans will be able to keep up to date with all the action from The County Ground tomorrow across our Twitter


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


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