LATEST; “Millwall legend List Expected be sacked as manager in the Club”

Neil Harris had been in charge of Gillingham for 20 months before to the club’s surprise relocation.

GILLINGHAM have terminated manager Neil Harris just 11 games in

to the League Two season.

The Gills are presently seventh in the rankings, just four points behind first place, however the club has announced their decision to part ways with the Millwall great.

Harris had been in command since February 2022, but he was unable to save the team from relegation in the final five months of the season.

The decision caught many Gillingham fans off guard on social media.

“Gillingham Football Club has today decided to part company with manager Neil Harris, who has been in charge at Priestfield for just over 20 months,” the club said in a statement.


“Having joined the club in February 2022, Neil nearly kept the team in League One, only to be relegated on goal difference on the final day of the season, making up a 10-point deficit in the process.”

The club has opted to take a different path and will begin the process of identifying a head coach to lead the squad forward.”

Keith Millen will take over as interim manager of the first team with immediate effect, according to Gillingham. David Livermore, Harris’ assistant and a former Millwall player, has also departed the club.

Many will be surprised by the decision after the Kent-based side won six of their first 11 games, all by a 1-0 scoreline.

Harris’ last game in charge was a 2-0 loss to Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night.

The club’s next game will be against MK Dons at home.

Harris played 412 games for Millwall and scored 135 goals before taking over as manager.

throughout two stints at The Den, becoming the Lions’ all-time leading scorer.

Harris led Millwall to promotion via the League One play-offs and a spectacular run to the FA Cup quarter-finals in the 2018-19 season. Gary Rowett took his position after he resigned in October 2019.

Gillingham hosted Millwall in pre-season in July, the Lions’ first game since the untimely death of club owner John Berylson.


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