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"Focus is the key word", says Millwall boss Harris

29 April 2016

Manager Neil looks ahead to Saturday's home game

Millwall boss Neil Harris says that his side are fully focused on securing their Sky Bet League One Play-Off place against Oldham Athletic this Saturday.

The Lions need just a point to guarantee a top six spot but Harris is calling on his side to continue their momentum with another home victory against John Sheridan's side, who have won five of their last seven games on the way to securing League One safety.

"We have confidence, which it what our good run since Christmas has done for us," Harris said.

"It's a real fine line between confidence and arrogance and we've hopefully got it about right.

"There is a good atmosphere within the group and the spirit is tremendous as ever.

"Focus is the key word for us. We find ourselves in a terrific position with two fixtures to go and we're almost guaranteed a Play-Off place, but we want to finish our games at The Den on Saturday with three points.

"It's a massive game for us and we're really up for it. We want to carry on building momentum and confidence but it's going to be a tough one against an Oldham side that has been on a fantastic run under a new manager. They will be a completely different proposition to what we faced around the Christmas period."

Millwall were without Shane Ferguson and Lee Gregory at Bury last weekend, while striker Steve Morison, who scored at Gigg Lane, will be "touch and go" for this weekend.

"We're not having the best of luck at the moment," Harris added, discussing his team selection for Saturday.

"Shane missed last Saturday with a thigh strain. He's got a big heart and will be desperate to play, so we'll give him every opportunity to be in the squad and maybe play some part.

"Then there's Lee, who still hasn't trained and is struggling. Again that will be a last-minute call.

"Steve has been a bit of a warrior of late, putting himself out on the pitch without really training, so he will be touch and go.

"We're not in a position where we can afford to not risk players because as far as I'm concerned we still need points."

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