‘Those who work for Millwall must pull their hair out at times at the way the club are depicted’TOBY PORTER on the public perception of FA Cup semi-finalists Millwall
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
NO ONE may like Millwall, but Toby Porter certainly does care about how others view the club.
Porter is the sports editor of the South London Press and has covered Millwall for 11 years. Millwall have a stigma, mostly outdated and based on events from 30 or 40 years ago, but it is an image that the club will find difficult to shake off even though they have done everything to eliminate violence and racism with success.
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Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
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