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22 January 2013

What today's South London Press said

Millwall Football Club has thrown its weight behind the campaign to save Lewisham Hospital.
In a show of solidarity with the thousands of campaigners set to protest against plans to downgrade the hospital, the team came to work wearing Save Lewisham A&E T-shirts over their strip.
The stunt, which was staged before the club's 2-0 defeat to Burnley on Saturday, was a major coup for campaigners organising this week's march through Lewisham.
The club's junior players, who play their fixtures at the club's training ground in Calmont Road, Bromley, are treated at Lewisham A&E when they are injured.
Campaigners are urging people across South London to join the fight to save Lewisham Hospital's A & E and high-risk maternity services, which would be closed if Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt approves plans tabled by government-appointed administrator Matthew Kershaw to save cash.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to join the march on Saturday, which will set off from Loampit Vale Roundabout, next to Lewisham Railway Station, at noon and journey to Mountsfield Park for a rally.

In Thursday's Southwark News, Lions physio Bobby Bacic commented: "Some of the best and most important care we've had in the five years I've been at the club has been at Lewisham A&E.
We never hesitate to go there for the high standard and quality of care. 
We'd be lost without them and the planned closure is very sad."

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