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Will super Neil Harris save Millwall from relegation?

With the help of Tottenham loanee Japhet Tanganga Neil Harris’ side got a 90th-minute goal to take all three points away from their game at The New Den on Saturday.

Since the return of club legend Neil Harris Millwall has seen a four-game unbeaten run taking them to 16th place and 5 points clear of the bottom three after late drama against Birmingham City who are now just a point off of the bottom three after the 90th minute header from Tottenham loanee Tanganga who nodded Saville’s corner past Ruddy.

Millwall boss Neil Harris said, “Japh’s got great pedigree, he’s got a great CV in terms of games at the top level and playing in Europe.”

Harris stated that the reason he accepted the Millwall job “is to try and teach the players what a Millwall player looks like, whether that’s a goalkeeper or a centre-half or a centre-forward.”

“All I said to Japh was just to make your decisions and I’ll support you, but you can be as aggressive as you like.

“Ultimately, he’s headed the ball a lot (in both boxes) and to be a good Millwall centre-half you have to do that.”

Harris’ previous spell as Millwall manager lasted 245 matches from March 2015 – October 2019 boasting a 42% percent win rate in that time before moving onto manage Cardiff with a win percentage of 38%. Harris’ return to Millwall after managing three clubs since his last spell as manager came as a welcomed change for fans after Joe Edwards was sacked after just 19 matches in charge which left Millwall one point above the relegation zone with just 4 wins in 19. Neil Harris’ managerial career and his legendary status as a Millwall player have earned him the trust and respect of players and fans alike with one fan quoted as saying “The legend is coming home … again”.

Harris’ Millwall playing career boasts over 400 appearances, and 138 goals in all competitions, making him the club’s all-time leading goal scorer. He played a significant role in some of Millwall’s most memorable moments, including their run to the 2004 FA Cup Final.

Under his previous leadership, Millwall experienced success, including reaching the League One playoffs and securing promotion to the Championship. Harris’ tenure as manager further solidified his status as a club legend.

Throughout his time at Millwall, Neil Harris has been widely respected and admired by fans for his dedication, passion, and contributions to the club both on and off the pitch. A trend which he hopes to build on with his current team starting with ensuring that Millwall remain in the Championship this season with just nine games left to play this season.

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