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James McClean Responds To Millwall Fans After Visit To The Den

James McClean Responds To Millwall Fans After Visit To The Den
Michael Bolton
By Michael Bolton
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James McClean had a clear message for Millwall fans after receiving further abuse from them after their 1-1 draw with Wigan.

For over a decade in England, James McClean has received constant sectarian abuse from fans no matter what club he has played for. Be it Sunderland, Stoke, Wigan or West Brom, it has sadly followed him.

Despite the constant abuse from fans, there has been little to no action taken. This time of year has shown to be at it's worse, when his choice to not wear a poppy brings the worse of the abuse out.

As Wigan's championship season got back underway yesterday, James McClean received further abuse from Millwall fans in Kolo Touré's first game in charge. 

In a place where the Ireland winger has received plenty of abuse in the past, Millwall fans at the Den. Objects appeared to be thrown at McClean when he went to take a corner, along with some unpleasant chants in his direction.


James McClean Response

At this point in his career, the 33-year-old has learned to deal with the abuse he unfortunately receives from opposition fans.

Millwall's home ground 'The Den' has a reputation of being a hostile place for any player to play in, never mind for anyone that is individually targeted to the lengths he is.


While some people may have snapped after receiving the level of abuse he has, James McClean saw the funny side to it all on his Instagram story, mocking the club's stadium name in the process.

On the pitch, it has been a successful run of form for the winger. His strong from this season at Wigan has made him an important part of Stephen Kenny's Ireland side at left-wing back.

In yesterday's game, it was another Ireland international who got the goal for Wigan, with Will Keane giving them a short lived lead in the first half.


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