Millwall’s Gordian knot: Can the club grow without alienating its current fans?
19 March 2019
Millwall balances hooligan legacy, rowdy atmosphere, and title as EFL Family Club Of The Year 2017.
Many Millwall fans fear what promotion to the Premier League would do to the club's culture.
Millwall fans chant "No one likes us, we don't care”, an attitude which makes some like them more.
Sunday, Brighton travelled north to face Millwall in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. The Premier League side moved on to the semi-finals by the skin of their teeth after salvaging a tie deep into injury time and then winning the penalty shootout.
Brighton’s opponent only plays in the EFL Championship, and has never played in the Premier League, but it can well be argued that Millwall could be the more famous – and notorious – of the two clubs.