A massive game on Tuesday at the bottom end of the Championship, the Latics travel down to London to face Millwall with both clubs given a shot in the arm today with the news that Rotherham apparently played an ineligible player in their win against Brighton and could face the possibility of having a points deduction, so all to play for.< In the build up to the game both bosses have been speaking to the media, let’s take a look at what they have been saying: Latics boss Gary Caldwell – ‘All of us, players, coaches and supporters, need to keep believing.
‘That’s what we do at this club, we believe, that’s become the club motto over the last few years, hasn’t it?’
‘We have to stay focused completely on what we do, not any other teams’
‘We know how tough it’s going to be. Millwall is one of the hardest places to go, their fans are passionate and the atmosphere will be electric, especially with so much riding on the game.’
‘But I’ve experienced similar situations before and it really is a case of being completely positive in everything you do, and believing in yourself.
‘The supporters have a huge role to play. I remember in the Premier League when we were up against it at the end of the season, they came to greet us before games and it gave us a massive boost.
‘This is a time for sticking together, all of us. We know it’s a massive task ahead of us, no one is saying it’s not but while there’s hope there is belief and we will approach the game with the intention of getting the three points.’
Gary Caldwell looking forward to the challenge
By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic
Millwall boss Neil Harris – ‘It’s a big game’
‘The position we’re in is difficult but we can only approach one game at a time.
‘Saturday was a big challenge for us against a top Watford side and Wigan brings different challenges because of the position both teams are in.
‘It’s certainly a game you don’t want to lose, but we’re desperate to win it.’
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