Just two weeks after being signed as a non-executive director of
Millwall FC, Tim Jackaman is already turning his PR attentions on the
Lions’ tarnished image.
Square Mile Communications joint MD Jackaman, tells me earnestly that
Millwall’s feared fans have a ’very undeserved reputation’.
’They are fiercely loyal to their team and passionate about
They are good lads. You have to remember that Millwall is not a flash
Premier League side but it is supported by good, honest fans. It’s just
a shame there’s not more of them,’ says Jackaman, who claims to be
getting a team strip as part of his remuneration.
Jackaman, an old mate of Millwall chairman Theo Paphitis, is also trying
to win over his family.
’My 12-year-old son has supported Tottenham Hotspur since he was old
enough to speak: in fact, his first words were ’Come on, you Spurs’,’ he
’But he’s going to switch teams. He doesn’t know it yet but he will.’