UK time is: 21:42:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Holloway Delighted With Cup Progression

Manager Ian Holloway was delighted to see Millwall progress through to the second round of the Capital One Cup last night after securing a one nil victory over Wycombe Wanderers.

Speaking of his 'delight and relief' at getting through to the next round, and remaining unbeaten still, the gaffer told the official site.

'It was a fantastic game full of hustle and bustle. Credit to Wycombe, they've come a long way from last season and gave us an incredibly tough game. They made it very combative and were all over us at times. Thankfully David Forde has made a couple of absolutely brilliant saves to keep them out. It's another successful day, and it was a different kind of game but we overcame the challenge.'

With Matt Briggs opening the second in his debut for the club, it did turn sour as he was sent from the field for a second bookable offence but Millwall held firm and made it two wins from two as we head into the third game of the new season.

As for the sending off, Briggs obviously received his first booking for removing his shirt when celebrating, Holloway added.

'There was a lot of frustration and emotion coming out of Briggsy when he scored but he knows the rules and shouldn't have done what he did. I've told him that and he'll learn from it.'

Another debutant, Magaye Gueye also suffered bruising to his ribs in the game and had to be substituted early on in the second half.

Bobby Bacic explained that hopefully it was only bruising that was the issue but the player was having difficulty breathing at the time so he'll be assessed properly ahead of our next game, and it's just something rest will cure.

As for the other players injured, Justin Hoyte returned to training this week, and Richard Chaplow has also returned. Nicky Bailey has started doing outside rehab so he's getting closer and Ed Upson is also in outdoor rehab.

Vital Millwall on: facebook

Vital Millwall on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 13 2014

Time: 6:10PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Millwall Articles

Duo Head Out On Loan (Thursday November 27 2014)

Ranegie Returns To Watford (Monday November 24 2014)

Typical Derby For Dunne (Monday November 24 2014)

Fair Result For Holloway (Monday November 24 2014)

Stats: Charlton v Millwall (Saturday November 22 2014)

Holloway Looks To Plan B (Friday November 21 2014)

All About Saturday (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Another Blow For Bailey (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Final Day Fixtures Set (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Gregory Settling Into Millwall Life (Thursday November 13 2014)

Archived Millwall Articles

List All Millwall Online Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. High Life Street 220
2. numbernine 177
3. Hampton Wick 157
4. leonmejico 139
5. Moody 136
6. Block3Wall 126
7. Halfwaybear 116
8. asadsamakab 115
9. midway lion 105
10. BLF 102

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Charlton 0 - 0 Millwall
Millwall 2 - 3 Brentford
Millwall 2 - 2 Blackburn
Watford 3 - 1 Millwall
Millwall 1 - 0 Cardiff
Wigan 0 - 0 Millwall

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18

Breaking League News

Away attendance tracker to be used for Forest trip
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 21:08:00
BWFC: Three Years On
Bolton : 27/11/2014 21:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Derby County Team News
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:55:00
Former players shipped out on loan deadline day
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:33:00
Ajose - I have wanted to leave for three months
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forde 0%
Dunne 0%
Webster 0%
Beevers 0%
Malone 50%
Williams 0%
Upson 0%
Martin 0%
McDonald 0%
Woolford 0%
Gregory 0%
Sub - Easter 0%
Sub - Fuller 0%
Sub - Gueye 50%