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Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week

18 August 2014

We pick out 11 top performers and a manager from the week's Sky Bet Football League matches

Goalkeeper: Stephen Bywater (Gillingham)

It was a dream debut for Bywater after he made a loan switch to the Gills last week. The 33-year-old stopper saved a penalty in his side's 2-0 win against Yeovil Town.



Defender: Alan Dunne (Millwall)

Ian Holloway's Millwall have started the season superbly, collecting maximum points. They are yet to concede and Dunne has been a big factor in that - he made a crucial goal-line clearance in their 1-0 success at Fulham on Saturday.



Defender: Martin Cranie (Barnsley)

Barnsley came from behind to triumph 2-1 at Crewe Alexandra and defender Cranie was the man who scored the winner, which was his first goal since September 2009.



Defender: Carl Dickinson (Port Vale)

Port Vale ran out comfortable 3-1 winners at Doncaster Rovers and club captain Dickinson defended solidly and also got himself on the scoresheet.



Defender: Mickey Demetriou (Shrewsbury Town)

Shrewsbury were 1-0 down in the closing stages of their home match with Tranmere Rovers but turned it around late on to win 2-1. Defender Demetriou set-up Andy Mangan for the leveller, before grabbing the winner.



Midfielder: Jake Taylor (Reading)

Winger Taylor scored his first goal for the Royals on Saturday and it was enough to earn them all three points at home to Ipswich Town.



Midfielder: Chris Humphrey (Preston North End)

The lively Humphrey provided assists for North End's opening two goals at Scunthorpe United before getting in on the goalscoring act himself. The game eventually finished 4-0 to the Lilywhites.



Midfielder: Tyler Harvey (Plymouth Argyle)

Plymouth-born 19-year-old Harvey put in a dazzling display in the Pilgrims' 3-0 Devon derby victory against Exeter City, scoring a well-taken free-kick before setting up another.



Midfielder: Kevin Ellison (Morecambe)

Morecambe maintained their 100 per cent start to the season by coming from 2-0 down to beat Newport County 3-2 and attacking talisman Ellison scored twice. The 35-year-old also scored on the opening day.



Striker: Kenwyne Jones (Cardiff City)

The former Stoke City front man has started the season superbly. He added two goals to his tally on Saturday in the Bluebirds' 3-1 victory at home to Huddersfield Town.



Striker: Aaron Wilbraham (Bristol City)

Wilbraham is another player who has kicked-off the 2014/15 campaign on top form and the 34-year-old bagged twice against Colchester at the weekend to give the Robins all three points.



Striker: Billy Kee (Burton Albion)

Kee came on as a second-half substitute against Dagenham and Redbridge and, with the score at 1-0 to the Daggers, he scored twice in the final six minutes to turn the game on its head.



Manager: Neil Adams (Norwich City)

The Canaries' 3-0 victory at home to Watford was Adams' first win as manager since taking over at the back-end of last season and, for that reason, he is our manager of the week.


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