Millwall boss Neil Harris spoke of his delight after his Lions team secured promotion to the Championship with a 1-0 victory at Wembley.
The Lions went ahead through Steven Morison’s 85th-minute strike after the London side had dominated the second forty-five minutes.
It had been a different story in the first half however, as Bradford City had the more chances in the first half to take the lead. But a lack of complacency meant the two sides went in level at the half-time break.
Charlie Wyke came close with a marginally wayward header, whilst Rory McArdle also sent a header off-target.
The Lions increased their pressure in the last twenty minutes when Morison had his driven shot blocked before Jed Wallace headed over with nine minutes left.
Speaking to the Club Website after the full-time whistle, Lions’ boss Harris stated: “I cannot express how proud I am of our players and how delighted I am to deliver for our fanbase.
“We had to deal with a lot this year. We have had difficult times during the year and it went very much unnoticed that we had a four-week break before last season started and preparing for this one. We had a defeat in a Play-Off final and the criticism has been heavy at times.
“My players have always found a way when they’ve needed. to. That comes from having big hearts, strong team spirit and from being good people.
“We don’t always have a lot of the ball but we find a way to win. We had to stand strong, make some last-ditch tackles and Jordan Archer had to make some fantastic saves – but we got it done.
“The second-half we were a little bit braver and we worked our socks off and got the reward. I couldn’t be happier right now!”