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    Millwall striker Steve Morison has warned his team-mates that Bradford will play without fear as they attempt to overturn a two-goal deficit in Friday nights return leg of their Sky Bet League 1 play-off semi-final, live on Sky Sports. Ethan Pocic Youth Jersey . Goals from Lee Gregory, Morison and Joe Martin secured Millwall a 3-1 first-leg win at Valley Parade on Sunday after Tony McMahons 13th-minute penalty had given Bradford the lead.Weve spoken about the first leg but since then there has been a lot of hard work done on the training pitch to prepare ourselves for what will be a really tough match, Morison told Millwalls official website, before Fridays match at The Den. Nobody is under any illusions. We know we have one huge job to do and there certainly wont be anybody thinking otherwise.Bradford will have no fear. They have nothing to lose and will throw everything at us, so we have to be ready and prepared for that. We definitely dont want to start like we did in the game last week.To a man we have to be on the front foot right from the first whistle and perform as we have been week-in, week-out this season.The Lions, who finished the regular season just one point above Bradford in the table, hope an intimidating full house at The Den can roar them on to the final at Wembley.The game is a sell-out as it was for the second leg of the 2010 League One play-off semi-final, when Morison scored in a 2-0 defeat of Huddersfield. Millwall went on to secure promotion with a 1-0 win over Swindon.All of the lads have been talking about how the place will be rocking, Morison added. Most of them have not experienced just what The Den is like when its full and Im sure the atmosphere will be great. Rory McArdle will be out to spring a surprise Bradford boss Phil Parkinson, who guided Bradford to League Two play-off success in 2013 having led them to Wembley in the Capital One Cup two months earlier, believes his players can silence the partisan Millwall fans.Millwall will be looking to use the home crowd to their advantage but we have to try and turn that against them, he told Bradfords official website.We need to create a nervousness on the pitch and in the ground. The way we do that is by the manner of our performance. Highlights of Millwalls 3-1 win at Bradford in the League One play-off semi-final first leg There is no pressure on us - everyone has written us off already. Everyone is talking about Millwall and their players and how they have a great chance to get to Wembley.Team newsBantams boss Parkinson has confirmed that James Hanson is ruled out. Hanson is sidelined with the same calf injury that has seen the forward miss Citys last two fixtures. James Hanson is out for Bradford The City chief is more hopeful over Reece Burke and Billy Clarke, however, after the pair joined Hanson on the sidelines for last weekends first leg.Harris will check on striker Lee Gregory, who was substituted in Sundays first leg. Right-back Mahlon Romeo is suspended, while fellow defender Shaun Cummings is a long-term absentee.Ollies predictionWe tried to change things when we went there to get the wage bill down to an acceptable level and get some young players in team, who had the right hunger. They seem in a much better place now than when I first walked in despite being a league lower. With one of their own in the dugout, the whole club is pulling in the right direction and they should get the job done at the Den.OLLIE PREDICTS:  2-0 (Sky Bet odds 8/1) Morison has issued a warning to his Millwall team-mates Opta statsMillwall are unbeaten in their last five matches against Bradford at the Den, winning the last four (D1).The Bantams have failed to score in their last four visits to Millwall in league competition.The Lions have conceded just one goal in their last eight league games at the Den, winning seven and drawing the other.Only once in their last 14 league away trips have Bradford scored more than once, although, theyve kept six clean sheets. Speaking after the first leg, Morison said Millwall cannot afford to get carried away following their 3-1 victory over Bradford Millwall have lost four of their six second leg play-off semi-finals, although, they have drawn and won their most recent two.Bradford have won two of their three second leg play-off semi-finals, with each of those matches away from home.The Lions have won each of their last two play-off games at home, keeping clean sheets in both.Before this season, the Bantams had lost their last two play-off semi-final first legs (both at home), winning the second leg, reaching the final and gaining promotion on both occasions.Lee Gregory has scored 26 goals in all competitions this season, seven more than any other Millwall player. Delano Hill Jersey . Just ask Arsenal fans. However, Arsene Wenger has repeatedly told anyone willing to listen that finishing in that spot is more important than winning a cup competition. Delano Hill Seahawks Jersey . -- At the beginning of training camp, Andrew Bogut set a goal to play all 82 regular-season games and regain his place among the NBAs best centres.Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk would like to see Bryan Murray raise the Stanley Cup as the clubs general manager. After extending Murrays contract through the 2015-16 season, Melnyk also extended that window and put something of a timer on that ultimate goal. "We think that we have all the core group in place," Melnyk said on a conference call Monday. "I think if we were on the same trajectory as we have been over the last few years, that its ultimately going to lead to a championship-type team." Murray, who was given the additional title of president of hockey operations, agreed to serve as an adviser for two seasons after his tenure as general manager is up. After building this group over the past six-plus seasons, he hopes not to have to wait too long for a title. "I think obviously the objective is to do it when Im here as a general manager," Murray said. "The core we have is a very good core, its young." And Murray knows that inexperience can lead to growing pains. The Senators struggled for much of the first half of this season, going 14-17-7 before a recent run put them within two points of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Success made working out an extension for Murray easier because Melnyk wanted to negotiate during an "upswing" and "ensure that nobody ever would think that this was some kind of knee-jerk reaction to what was not an optimal beginning to the season." The timing seemingly had more to do with the departure of assistant GM Tim Murray, Bryans nephew, who was hired as the Buffalo Sabres head man last week. In addition to extending Murray, the Senators promoted Pierre Dorion and Randy Lee to assistant general managers. Dorion, who was already in charge of scouting and drafting, takes on contract-negotiation duties, while Lee, who was in charge of player development, also becomes GM of Ottawas AHL affiliate in Binghamton. "Its a great day for all of us going forward," Murray said. More moves coould be coming down the line to bolster the hockey operations department, though not on the management side. Malik McDowell Youth Jersey. Murray said the Senators could perhaps use "another set of eyes" in the scouting department. "We lost a pretty good evaluator in Tim, so do we have enough?" Murray said. "I believe we do for now. If we have to do something in the future because of other coverage, then well address it at that time." For now, Murray can go about his job with some extra security. Hes considering moves before the trade deadline to bolster Ottawas playoff hopes, and he and his assistants will have some work to do on current contracts. "We understand that weve got about five players that are important parts of the present team that we have to make a decision on and do a contract for," he said. "Were kind of setting ourselves up to do that." Winger Milan Michalek and defenceman Chris Phillips are set to be unrestricted free agents this summer, while goaltender Robin Lehner will be a restricted free agent. Captain Jason Spezza, winger Bobby Ryan and defenceman Marc Methot are up in the summer of 2015. "As we go forward over the next few months well make contact with the agents and see in a couple cases if we can extend them," Murray said without naming names. "A couple of them we have to wait until July 1. But internally were making those decisions and well be in the best possible position, I believe to do (it), and then it will be up to the players agent to deal with us." Spezza and Ryans deals end a year before Murrays. Melnyk and Murray have discussed potential succession plans, but Monday wasnt the time they wanted to discuss that inevitability. "We just have to now kind of over the next little while evaluate people and decide what may happen," Murray said. "But thats a little ways down the road, and I hope we have a lot of success between now and that decision being made." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '