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I Left My Heart At Cold Blow Lane - Millwall F.C.

The adventure of Millwall Football Club. No one likes them, but do they care?
Started on 18 June 2013 by Louis O.
Latest Reply on 6 July 2013 by wellsy1498
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lolololol, you lost to OXFORD :)) , Michael Duberry is one of their best players :P

Two more come in as Millwall splash the cash

Millwall's summre rebuild is almost looking complete as the club confirmed 2 more transfers last night. Polish winger Patryk Małecki joins from Wisła Kraków in Poland and German born Ireland defender Patrick Kohlmann comes in from Union Berlin.

Małecki is the more experienced player, having played at international level 8 times with Poland and played over 100 times for Wisła Kraków back in Poland, where he was a fan favourite despite a loan spell out to Eskişehirspor in Turkey. Kohlmann is a less established player, having grown up with Borussia Dortmund's youth squad before his release in 2007, and he joined Regionalliga Nord side Rot-Weiß Erfurt where he spent one season before leaving for Union Berlin. He has been called up to the Ireland national squad despite being born in Dortmund, but is yet to play a game for the country. Kohlmann was delighted to join the club, as he told reporters at his unveiling that he was proud to be a Millwall player.

"I'm delighted to be here, I mean, I know I played once for Borussia Dortmund but just that once, against Kaiserslauten, so I can really honestly say, Millwall are the biggest club I've ever played for. I want to stay here for the rest of my career, I can't believe I've got the chance to come and impress at such a club."

Małecki however was announced on the club's website rather than at a press conference, reportedly down to the lack of English that Małecki speaks, and he has said that he didn't want to embarrass himself and was looking to learn English as quickly as possible. The club's official statement confirming the signing goes as follows:

Millwall Football Club can officially reveal that the deal to sign Polish winger Patryk Małecki from Wisła Krakow is completed. Małecki will join the club for £1.3m.

Patrick Kohlmann will cost the club £1.4m and has signed a 2 year deal on £26k per week. Małecki will be on a 5 year deal, earning £25.5k every week.

Both are pretty decent signings
Nice signings Louise :P , You better get promoted with all these players.
Oki: I don't know if you mean the numbers font or the actual squad numbers, but I plan to change both next season :P

Sed: What? :/

Quipton: At least he's still good in FM, and American too :P

Mvan: I beat Forest Green, but I accidentally wrote it as 2-0 to them :P Will fix that now :P

Edu: Well yes, they have some good players like, errr.... MICHAEL DUBERRY! :D

TSO: Michael Duberry! He's better than Heskey!

Sed(again): Pretty cheap too!

TSO(again): I hate you.
Loads of new players! Promotion better be in your sight!
Oh no. Not Michael Duberry. Don't forget James Constable
Two very good signing, I hope they do well :)

'We will improve' - Klopas

Millwall manager Frank Klopas insists that results will improve after the club's disappointing showing in pre season. The club won just twice in their friendlies, away at Forest Green Rovers' New Lawn Stadium and away against Spanish side CD Lugo, with some embarassing defeats to Oxford United and U.D. Las Palmas.

Klopas is a recent appointment at the New Den, having arrived under the new ownership of Chicago Sports Group as John Berylson sold the club, with Kenny Jackett leaving with him. The club has spent around £25m on players since the new owners came in, but the new signings so far haven't gelled together, leaving the fans somewhat worried. Klopas, however, is anything but.

"Pre season is always difficult, and the results don't matter. We have been working hard, and training hard, we are adapting to new things so we shouldn't expect to go round thrashing everyone. We still don't know which of our old players we want to keep and who to sell, finding that out was probably the main purpose of our pre season."

The fans are still disappointed, given the amount of money invested, the general feeling being that the players should be doing better. Klopas' new tactics also don't seem to have helped as the players are trying hard to get used to them.
did millwall change their logo?

shame about the results, but i'm sure you'll do fine in the league... £25M? You're the next Chelsea/City!!
100TH REPLY, Still not started the season, wow!!
Thanks for the 100 replies already guys! The season's not even started yet, so I wonder how many comments we can get by the end of the season ;)

K1rups: Most certainly is!


Justice: Me too :D

NlCK: £17.75m of it on Nem :P And no, we didn't change our logo, but Frank still likes the Fire :))

Kiddy: I know, lol! :))

Keogh sold on as Millwall rebuild nears completion

Millwall striker Andy Keogh has left the Lions and joined Ipswich for a fee of £1.5m. The Irishmen hit 10 goals for Millwall last year after joining for 500k but was deemed surplus to requirements by the new owners and manager Frank Klopas.

Keogh is known in footballing circles as a journeyman player, having failed to make the grade at his first club Leeds, he left on loan to Bury and Scunthrope and later joined the Iron permanently. He later joined Wolves where he was loaned out to Cardiff, Bristol City and back to Leeds, and he was sold to Millwall for £500k, meaning the London club have made a profit of £1m.

Keogh was not overly disappointed to be sold by Millwall, as he announced his joy at commanding such a transfer fee from a reputable club like Ipswich.

"It's never nice to be put onto the transfer list, but I turned the negatives into positives, or rather Ipswich did, with the offer, and they show that they really do believe I can succeed just by the amount they paid for me. They have faith in me and I have faith in them. I think we can succeed, I know we can."

Keogh has been given a 4 year deal on £11k per week

Is that a good signing?

Wonderkid Fierro joins Lions

Millwall F.C. have officially signed Mexican Carlos Fierro. The young forward joins from Chivas for a fee that could rise to £4.5m. Fierro is higly tipped to be a top young player destined for great things and Millwall reportedly fought off interest from West Brom, although Real Madrid, who were also linked, said they wouldn't be making an offer.

Fierro joins from Chivas in Mexico where he spent time alongside fellow wonderkid Erick Torres. Although he admits it was difficult to leave Mexico, he also says that he is delighted to join Millwall.

"Chivas was always great to me, I can never forget that. I feel though, I need to get lots of different educations in football, I need to understand the game in different ways, so why not come to London? I've always wanted to be in London, but none of the big clubs were interested in me, so why not join Millwall? I know we'll be just as big in a few years."

Lions fans will be delighted to hear Fierro's words, but many of them are concerned that he is not the finished article, and that they have paid too much, but manager Frank Klopas disagrees, stating that the price is actually not high at all.

"Fierro is without doubt a top player. We paid just 4 million for him, and it's too much? No, no, he'll be world class player. He'll be good enough in just a year, I think. Those of you that think we overpaid, think again, because it is not everyday you get to sign a player like Carlos Fierro."

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