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Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week

12 October 2015

Despite the international break, there was more than enough entertainment provided in a thrilling weekend of Football League action.

With assistance from fans on social media, we've picked 11 players and a manager from Sky Bet League 1 and Sky Bet League 2 to make up our Team of the Week.

Goalkeeper: Reice Charles-Cook (Coventry City)

It's three clean sheets in three starts since Charles-Cook stepped in for Lee Burge at Coventry, and his latest helped the Sky Blues to a 1-0 win at Fleetwood Town in Sky Bet League 1.

The 21-year-old was brought to Coventry by Steven Pressley, the new Cod Army boss, and he showed why as he denied Pressley a dream start in his new role at Highbury.



Read more: Sky Bet League 1: Matchday 12 review

Defender: Malvind Benning (Mansfield Town)

Malvind Benning hit a simply stunning volley last week against Dagenham & Redbridge. And he was at it again in the Stags' 3-0 success over Newport County.

WATCH: The @SkyBetLeague2#GoalOfTheWeekend is this belting volley from @Mal_1993 (again!) for @mansfieldtownfc >> https://t.co/knN8ysY8rG

— Sky Bet League 2 (@SkyBetLeague2) October 12, 2015
The full-back patiently waited for a Jack Thomas cross to reach him and then thundered a left-footed effort past the helpless Joe Day, as Mansfield went on to record a third consecutive Sky Bet League 2 win.



Defender: Luke Prosser (Southend United)

Southend United overcame Port Vale with a fifth win in seven games, and Prosser was outstanding at the heart of the Blues’ defence.

@football_league@SkyBetLeague1@SUFC_tweets Luke Prosser, had both Port Vale strikers in his back pocket

— Simon Spinks (@Spinksy26) October 10, 2015
So impressed was Phil Brown with the performance, the Southend boss labelled it 'the best clean sheet' in his time at Roots Hall.

Read more: Phil Brown: The best result during my time at Southend United



Defender: George Baldock (Oxford United)

Oxford were made to work hard for victory over AFC Wimbledon, and it took a special strike from Baldock to settle things at the Kassam Stadium.



The full-back struck from long range with 10 minutes remaining to earn the U's all three points and send them into Sky Bet League 2's top three.

Defender: Liam Kinsella (Walsall)

Kinsella was making his first League start for the Saddlers and justified his selection with the crucial opening goal in their top-of-the-table clash in Sky Bet League 1 with Burton Albion.


What a game, thanks for all the fans for there support, buzzing to get my first career goal... and going top of the league ❤⚽

— liam kinsella (@kins1996) October 10, 2015
The 21-year-old was equally adept when it came to his defensive duties, with manager Dean Smith singling the full-back out for special praise after the 2-0 triumph.

Read more: Dean Smith believes Walsall were 'excellent' against Burton Albion

Midfielder: Che Adams (Sheffield United)

Adams scored twice as Sheffield United overcame Rochdale 3-2 in Sky Bet League 1.

3 points 2 goals 👌🏽👍🏽⚪️🔴

— Ché Adams (@Che29Adams) October 10, 2015
The 19-year-old produced two fine finishes, coolly slotting home the opener and restoring the Blades' advantage after a fine touch took him away from a Dale defender.



Midfielder: Ryan Colclough (Crewe Alexandra)

Crewe extended their recent run of good away form with a 2-1 win at Barnsley, meaning it's now seven points from nine for the Railwaymen.

@football_league@SUFC_tweets Colclough, Garratt and Nugent

— Sam⚽️ (@acres_sam) October 10, 2015
Colclough impressed in the midfield, putting in an all-action display, and opening the scoring with a ferocious free-kick.



Midfielder: David Wheeler (Exeter City)

Wheeler excelled in front of the Sky Sports cameras in a fantastic encounter at St James Park on Sunday lunchtime.

The Exeter winger nodded an early opener against Stevenage, and scored a sensational third – one of four stunning goals in the 3-3 draw. These highlights are well worth watching...



Forward: Matt Tubbs (Portsmouth)

Tubbs sent Portsmouth to the Sky Bet League 2 summit, albeit temporarily, with a true poacher's performance in their 3-1 win at Cambridge United.

The striker put the pressure on Leon Legge, whose own goal levelled things at 1-1, before taking centre stage with two goals of his own.



Read more: Sky Bet League 2: Matchday 12 review

Forward: Reuben Reid (Plymouth Argyle)

A clinical Plymouth returned to the top of Sky Bet League 2 with a Sunday afternoon win at Notts County, and Reid bagged a brace for the Pilgrims.

Controlling a long ball from goalkeeper Luke McCormick, the striker turned and fired a low drive for the lead, and he sealed all three points when finishing off a late counter-attack.



Forward: Shaun Miller (Morecambe)

Miller continued his fine October with two goals in the Shrimps' 3-2 win at Carlisle United in Sky Bet League 2.



After netting last Saturday and scoring the winner in the midweek Johnstone's Paint Trophy fixture at Bury, the striker kept his good run going with a couple more in Cumbria.

@football_league Shaun Miller fourth goal in three games and Jamie Devitt eighth and ninth assist the highest assister in all divisions

— Jonathan Dobbie (@jonkey101) October 10, 2015
Manager: Micky Mellon (Shrewsbury Town)

Shrewsbury produced the result of the day on Saturday after coming back from two goals down to beat Colchester United 4-2.

RESULT OF THE DAY: Micky Mellon's @shrewsweb take the honour after coming from 2-0 down to beat @ColU_Official 4-2! pic.twitter.com/VWHstWdgwG

— The Football League (@football_league) October 10, 2015
And Mellon may give himself a pat on the back after introducing Tyrone Barnett and Sulley Kaikai at the break – the half-time introductions grabbed two goals apiece as the Shrews completed a superb second-half turnaround.


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