Copper's 'thankyou' to Lions fans
I left at the end of a season so I've never had a chance to do that before and that's another reason why I'm looking forward to tonight."
I also had a great relationship with the fans and this will be my chance to say goodbye to the ones who are coming up to the game.
We got to cup finals, won promotion, got to the Play-Offs and came close to reaching the Premier League, so it was a great time.
Speaking to Southend's official website he said: "I remain proud of having played for Millwall and the teams and players I was involved with.
Den favourite and club goal-scoring record holder Chopper left his beloved Lions in the summer of 2011 following two spells with Millwall during which he scored a combined total of 138 goals in 432 games.
Neil Harris will use tonight's pre-season friendly as an opportunity to pay tribute to Millwall fans as he lines up for Southend United at Roots Hall. Don't forget that there is full live match commentary on Lions Player this evening.