Date: 11th January 2006 at 10:53am
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Marvin Williams is waiting for someone to wake him up after his dream start to life with the Lions.

Williams, 18, scored on his full debut against Everton on Saturday just four days after hitting the winner against Derby at The Den.

The jet-heeled striker had been struggling to get a game for Millwall’s Under-18 team before he was thrown into the first team squad before Christmas.

Now he has signed his first professional contract and is looking forward to another crack at David Moyes’ side at Goodison Park next Wednesday.

Williams said: ‘I have to keep pinching myself because I can’t believe how things have gone.

‘I was buzzing after the Everton match. I only signed the contract just before the game when David Tuttle took me upstairs and I met the chairman.

‘I had only scored once, for the Under-18s, this season before coming into the first team but Tutts has thrown me in as a striker and I am relishing it.

‘He took the pressure off me and he just told me to go and enjoy myself. I was a bit nervous at kick-off but after 10 minutes I forgot about it.

‘My pace is an important asset. Any club that has that up front does well and I hope I can play my part in keeping us in the Championship.’

Williams came in for some rough treatment from Everton’s veteran defender David Weir during the Cup clash, but the Sydenham-born youngster relished the challenge.

He said: ‘I got some stick from their defenders, but I don’t really mind that. After all, I was playing the game I love against a Premiership team.

‘I would love to play in the Premiership one day if I get the chance but I want it to be with Millwall.’