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Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week

24 November 2014

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

Goalkeeper: Thorsten Stuckmann (Preston North End)

Stuckmann had to be patient for his first league start of the season but he performed well when he was given his chance on Saturday, keeping a clean sheet at Bristol City as Preston ended the leaders' undefeated home record with a 1-0 win.

Defender: Jordan Clarke (Yeovil Town)

Yeovil were 1-0 down heading into the closing stages at Notts County before defender Clarke scored two headers to give them a 2-1 victory and all three points.

Defender: Alan Dunne (Millwall)

One-club man Dunne played a key role in a hard-working Millwall defence that kept Charlton at bay on Saturday at The Valley. He made a vital clearance off the line in the game and was praised by manager Ian Holloway.

Defender: Keith Lowe (York City)

Like Clarke, York's Keith Lowe was also at the double on Saturday to earn three points for his side. The Minstermen were 1-0 down at Hartlepool before Lowe scored twice in three second-half minutes, and Jake Hyde then sealed the 3-1 success.

Midfielder: Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest)

Forest were 3-0 winners at Wolves and Lansbury was pivotal in the middle of the park for Stuart Pearce's side. He wrapped up the comfortable win seven minutes from time with a neat finish. Pearce praised his team after the game.

Midfielder: Jed Wallace (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth recovered from their midweek FA Cup exit to Aldershot by seeing off Morecambe 3-0 in Sky Bet League 2, and 20-year-old Wallace was the main man after he netted twice in the second half.

Midfielder: Ashley Chambers (Dagenham & Redbridge)

Dagenham were also comfortable victors in Sky Bet League 2, overcoming Carlisle 4-2, and winger Chambers hit a brace for Wayne Burnett's men in what was a fine display from the 24-year-old.

Midfielder: Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley)

Another player on the scoresheet twice in League 2 was Accrington's Mingoia, who scored two goals in a game for the first time in his career. His double was enough for Stanley to pick up a 2-1 success against Cambridge United.

Striker: Chris Dagnall (Leyton Orient)

Leyton Orient finally have their first home win of the campaign, beating Crewe Alexandra 4-1 on Saturday, and Dagnall was influential in the victory. The forward set-up two goals and also notched one himself with a low drive on the spin.

Striker: Eoin Doyle (Chesterfield)

After six matches without finding the net, Sky Bet League 1's top scorer was back in the goals on Saturday when the Spireites saw off Barnsley 2-1. Doyle perfectly lobbed Barnsley stopper Ross Turnbull for his opener, before scoring a low, right-footed effort for his second.

Striker: Aaron O'Connor (Newport County)

O'Connor took home the match ball from Newport County's meeting with Bury after scoring a hat-trick to earn the Exiles three points in a 3-1 victory. The striker put County ahead in the opening few minutes and scored another before the break, then completed his hat-trick in the closing stages.

Manager: Gary Rowett (Birmingham City)

Birmingham moved out of the bottom three with a 1-0 victory at Rotherham United and, with that result, they remain unbeaten since the appointment of Rowett. The former Burton boss took over after the Blues had lost 8-0 to Bournemouth but, in the four games since his arrival, they have kept three clean sheets.

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