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Preview: Millwall v Bolton Wanderers

No-one likes them, with good reason

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Bolton Wanderers and their 300 or so (lunatic) supporters travel to London tonight to face Millwall in League One.

Lying in 17th place, Millwall will be hoping for a win to kick-start their season and former striker turned manager Neil Harris is under pressure to get results.

They began the season confidently, with three wins from their first five matches. Only one from the next seven saw them drop down the table to their current spot in 17th.

Top scorer Steve Morison (5 goals) is one to watch. An ageing striker, his aerial and physical presence belie his lack of technical ability. Exciting youth prospect Fred Onyedinma is another key member of the Millwall squad.

They had a proactive summer, with six permanent incomings and eight departures, including Mark Beevers who made the journey North to join Phil Parkinson and Bolton Wanderers upon the expiry of his Millwall contract.

One familiar name in the Millwall ranks is Gregg Wylde, who joined Bolton from Glasgow Rangers in 2012 under the stewardship of Owen Coyle. Wylde failed to make a league appearance for Bolton, going on to play for Bury (L), Aberdeen, St Mirren and Plymouth Argyle before rocking up at Millwall this summer.

Wanderers themselves have a few injury concerns going into the game. Saturday's MOTM, Tom Thorpe, is suffering with illness although Derik Osede would be a capable replacement.

Former Millwall man Chris Taylor will be looking to come back into the squad although his recent poor form may prove a barrier to this. Max Clayton (remember him?) is reportedly on the brink of another comeback, but in reality nobody is getting too excited about that because it probably won't last long.

Dean Moxey and Lewis Buxton are both sidelined with being shite at football.

It should be a tight, tense game - but I have full faith in the boys.