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Swansea vs. Milwall

Liberty Stadium

4th September

7.00pm

Swansea Vs Milwall JPT1R

The last time these two sides met at the Liberty Stadium the game was overshadowed with violence after the game which saw Police and so called 'Swansea City Fans' clashing outside the ground. The Club, supporters and Police will hope tomorrow night's game will go ahead peacefully and without incident.

Swansea Manager Roberto Martinez and the Squad Will be looking to bounce back after a dismal performance against Doncaster Rovers on Saturday.

The 2-1 loss was further compounded with the sending off of Ferrie Bodde for unsporting conduct.

Millwall also suffered a 2-1 loss at the weekend at the hands of Huddersfield. Millwall Manager Willie Donachie was optimistic despite The Lions 3rd league defeat of the season. Speaking on Millwall's Official Site the former Scottish International believes his strikers will come good but need confidence.

After the departure of Darren Byfield to Bristol City goals have been hard to come by for Millwall scoring only 2 all season.

Attendance at the game is expected to be low due to the Closure of the North and South Stands.

The match will also kick off 45 minutes earlier than normal.

Vital Quotes:

To Come...

Swansea Team News:

Swansea City will again be without Marcos Painter (foot injury)and Alan Tate (fracture in the Knee Cap) for this game.

Darren Way and Owain Tudur Jones are also ruled out with long term injuries.

Ferrie Bodde is suspended after picking up a Straight Red Card against Doncaster on the weekend.

Joe Allen is expected to play in the centre of midfield. Martinez also may give some match time to fringe players like Kevin Amankwaah and Thomas Butler.

Andrea Orlandi is unable to play though as he carries a 1-match ban with him from Spain.

Player to watch: Joe Allen

Joe Allen, after impressive performances vs Reading and Walsall the youngster is certainly impressing in the centre of midfield.

His creativity and work rate have made him hot property.

Milwall Team News:

Jay Simpson could make his Lions début whilst Jamie O'Hara on loan from Tottenham Hotspur could also feature.

Player to watch: Paul Robinson

Defender Paul Robinson is the one to watch. He has made 5 apperances for The Lions this term so far and has scored one goal.

Match Facts & Stats

The Form Book based on the last 4 results:

Swansea City:

DWLL

Millwall:
LWLL

Last Two Meetings between Swansea and Doncaster:

22nd October 2006 Liberty Stadium 2-0 win Swansea City.

31st March 2007, The Den 2-0 Win Millwall.

Millwall haven't beaten the Swans away since 1985 when they beat us 2-1 in Division 3.

Since then we've played Millwall 4 times at home, winning 3 and drawing 1.

Ref Watch:

Referee: A.M.Penn (W. Midlands) Linesmen:S A Hooper and N Radford Fourth Official : A S Watts.
Mr Penn has officiated 4 games this season and has shown 7 yellow cards.

Match Prediction:

A close game with Swansea edging the game 2-1.

Next Fixtures:

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The Journalist

Writer: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 3 2007

Time: 10:37AM

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no chance of violence in the JPT with about 6k down there tomorrow! they won't bring many either.
KevinE
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03/09/2007 12:33:00
lets hope but remember some people could be coming to the ground looking for trouble lets hope there is none.
sbrjack
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03/09/2007 12:35:00
lets hope we get back to our best tomorrow and get back on winning terms. i think the donny loss was just a hiccup, we'll be back!
GThomas
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03/09/2007 22:02:00
Should be a good game!
barrydoom
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04/09/2007 10:13:00
We Won't Bring Many For This Tin Pot Competition, Think We'll Make A Few Changes Just To Try Something Different...!
horseworrier
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04/09/2007 13:25:00
 

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