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Harris shares his delight as Millwall book their place at Wembley

20 May 2016

Read quotes from the boss after The Lions' Semi-Final success

Neil Harris says it will be an 'honour' to lead Millwall out at Wembley Stadium after his side booked their place in next Sunday's League One Play-Off Final.

Lee Gregory scored his 27th goal of the season as The Lions battled to a 1-1 draw with Bradford City on Friday night, winning the two-legged Semi-Final 4-2 on aggregate.

It was a memorable night at The Den and the vocal Millwall faithful, who cheered their side on from start to finish, can now look forward to another trip to Wembley - the club's fourth in seven years - where Barnsley lie in wait. 

"I've got nothing but praise for the players," Harris said.

"Over the two legs I think we really deserved it. To come out on top against a very good Bradford team is a great achievement.

"I'm delighted for the players. We had to stand strong and come through spells of adversity when they put pressure on us in both legs. Then, at the other end, we had to show quality, and some of our attacking play both tonight and last Sunday was top drawer.

"We knew how tough this Semi-Final would be so I have to give so much credit to my players. 

"I think Lee's equalising goal up at Bradford has won us the tie. To score so soon after they did and quieten the crowd at that stage in the game was crucial, and we really built from that.

"Tonight I think our crowd were so important. They really got behind the players and I have to give praise to the fan base. They created the type of atmosphere I asked of them and I'm pleased we are able to reward them with a trip to Wembley.

"It will be a real honour to lead this club and this team out at Wembley. It is the very best place to play your football, but it's only enjoyable if you got out there and win.

"It is in no way a day out for us. We will be going there to win, as will Barnsley, and I'm sure it will be a very good game. They have done brilliantly well to get to this position, as have we, and it's an occasion to look forward to."

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