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Championship Team of the Week

28 August 2012

Each week the Official Football League website will bring you the Team of the Week. Produced by the Press Association, the Team's of the Week feature the eleven top performing players from each division from the weekend's matches.

Blackpool maintained their perfect start in the npower Championship and Tom Ince was the cream of the crop on Saturday as Ian Holloway's side demolished Ipswich Town 6-0.

The former Liverpool man got on the score sheet twice, doubling his tally for the season, and also played a key role in the other goals during the rout.

Unsurprisingly, two of Ince's Blackpool team-mates - goalkeeper Matt Gilks and centre midfielder Tiago Gomes - also make the Team of the Week for their respective performances in the convincing win.

Partnering Gomes in the middle of the park is Bristol City's Stephen Pearson. The 29-year-old got the Robins on their way to a 4-2 victory over Cardiff City by netting the opening goal in the 32nd minute.

Competing the midfield four is Sheffield Wednesday's Jermaine Johnson, who scored the Owls' first goal in a 3-2 win against Millwall.

Miguel Llera was the star of the show for Wednesday, though, as he scored the equaliser, and then a last-minute winner, to extend the Owls' unbeaten run under Dave Jones to 17 games.

Brighton and Hove Albion notched up a convincing 5-1 win over Barnsley and they have three players in the XI.

Saltor Bruno and Wayne Bridge take the full-back slots, with the latter scoring his first goal since 2003, while two-goal hero Craig Mackail-Smith takes his place up top.

Luciano Becchio also bagged two goals at the weekend, against Peterborough United, to line-up alongside Mackail-Smith.

Completing the Team is Huddersfield Town centre-back Joel Lynch. The 24-year-old opened the scoring for the Terriers in their 2-0 victory against Burnley.

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