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Millwall End of Season Dinner 2015/16

2 May 2016

A great night is had by all at The Den

Jordan Archer thanked Millwall fans for 'enabling me to play with a smile on his face' after the young goalkeeper picked up his Player of the Year 2015/16 award at Millwall's End of Season Dinner at The Den on Sunday night. 

The 23-year-old has enjoyed a memorable first season at Millwall and was fulsome in his praise for both the support given to him by The Den faithful as well as the opportunity handed to him by manager Neil Harris.

Jordan had a special word of thanks for goalkeeping coach Kevin Pressman and other members of the 'goalkeeper's union' - David Forde, Tom King and Seb Barton.

Midfielder Ben Thompson was a double winner, picking up both the Young Player of the Year award and Goal of the Season trophy for his cracking effort against Shrewsbury Town.

Chairman John Berylson sent his apologies as he was unable to fly over from America to attend the annual get together, staying at home because his daughter is due to give birth any day now.

Wayne Millward presented Lee Gregory, who was placed second in the main award, with the Junior Lions Player of the Year trophy for the second year running. Neil Harris presented a special award to training ground secretary Karen Wilson, while Steve Morison picked up the Community Ambassador of the Year nomination. 

Lionesses manager Rebecca Sawiuk spoke about the ambitions for her side this season and the close ties with Millwall before presenting Sarah Quantrill with their Player of the Year trophy.

There were plenty of laughs along the way as Lions legends Brian Horne and Jimmy Carter hosted the auction and raffle.

Manager Neil Harris spoke of his pride at his side's achievements so far this season saying that whatever happens over the next month or so, it has been a season of real progress in which promising youngsters have come to the fore with the help and support of the senior pros within the squad.

Our special photo gallery captures the best moments from a great evening.

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