Millwall boss on chances of promotion ahead of Swindon Town clash

KENNY JACKETT will tell his Millwall players to forget about Leeds when they take on Swindon tomorrow.

KENNY JACKETT will tell his Millwall players to forget about Leeds when they take on Swindon tomorrow.

The Londoners know even victory over the Robins might not be enough to earn automatic promotion.

Millwall missed out on the chance to regain second place, and put themselves in the box seat, after suffering a shock 2-0 defeat at Tranmere while Leeds were losing 1-0 at Charlton, who themselves have a key game at Oldham, who parted company with boss Dave Penney yesterday.

Manager Jackett is still angry with that display but is urging his side to respond in style.

"I was disappointed at Tranmere result," he said.

"The penalty decision for their first goal was harsh but we didn’t play as well as we can.

"This week we want to bounce back and we’re looking forward to the match.

"I believe it is sold out and there will be a big crowd at The Den, which should lead to a cracking atmosphere."

Charlton chief Phil Parkinson said: "Whatever happens elsewhere won’t change the fact we need to beat Oldham and the things we can’t control won’t come into our thinking."

Hartlepool have been thrown back into the relegation mixer by the deduction of three points for fielding an ineligible player, suspended Gary Liddle, in the 2-0 Easter win over Brighton.

Pools are now a point above Exeter and Tranmere.

 
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