Millwall boss confident of ending play-off hoodoo

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Millwall boss Kenny Jackett is confident his side can end their play-off hoodoo after they secured another trip to Wembley.

Steve Morison and Paul Robinson grabbed the goals as the Lions booked their second successive Coca-Cola League One play-off final with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield.

The Lions, beaten by Scunthorpe in last season's final, will now face Swindon a week on Saturday as they attempt to finally gain promotion via the play-offs - having missed out in their previous five attempts.

"It's all about winning,'' said Jackett. "It's great to get there but it's win or lose, there is no middle ground."

He added: "It was a great performance and half the job is done, we are pleased with this but we have to stay in training mode.

"We've certainly got some belief in our club that if we get our performance right we can win games.''

Striker Morison was sporting a hefty bandage following a nasty clash of heads in Saturday's goalless first leg.

But Millwall's £130,000 summer signing from Stevenage Borough left the Terriers' defence with a headache as he hit his 23rd goal of a stunning debut season. And home skipper Robinson ensured their would be no late comeback from a disappointing Town side with a late header.

Lee Clark

Defeat opened up some old wounds for Terriers boss Lee Clark, who was in the Sunderland side famously beaten on penalties by Charlton at Wembley after an epic 4-4 draw 12 years ago

"We didn't get done by lack of commitment and desire,'' said Clark. "Over 60 games, including cup matches this season, I am proud of them.

"Sometimes you have to hold your hands up over two games and say the better side won, so good luck to Millwall at Wembley.

"I've been here myself, in fact further down the line in a famous Wembley final against Charlton, so I know how they feel. But they haven't let me down. The players need to remember this feeling and never want to experience it again."

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