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Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week

7 March 2016

We're reaching the business end of The Football League season; a time for players to stand up and make themselves counted.

That's exactly what these men did at the weekend, earning themselves a coveted place in our latest Team of the Week...

Goalkeeper: Jason Leutwiler (Shrewsbury Town)

Leutwiler was in outstanding form as Shrewsbury moved further clear of the Sky Bet League 1 relegation zone, making a string of saves in the 1-0 win at fellow strugglers Doncaster Rovers.

A last-gasp parry from a Cameron Stewart free-kick was the pick of the bunch, making it three clean sheets in eight days for the Swiss stopper.

Defender: Ryan Dickson (Yeovil Town)

It was a case of lightning striking twice for Dickson, who netted the winner against Accrington Stanley in midweek.

Good end to a hard few weeks. Well done lads and the traveling supporters! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 #ytfc

— Ryan dickson (@Ryandickson23) March 5, 2016
This time it was Mansfield Town being undone by the left-back, who struck late in the game to give Yeovil a third successive 1-0 win, which was also their fourth successive clean sheet.

Defender: Dean Lewington (Milton Keynes Dons)

Lewington grabbed his first goal of the campaign to set MK Dons on their way to a 2-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers.

The Dons skipper drilled home early in the second half to give his side the advantage, and played his part in a clean sheet as the hosts boosted their Sky Bet Championship survival chances.

Defender: Scott Cuthbert (Luton Town)

Luton made it four Sky Bet League 2 wins on the bounce, with Cuthbert outstanding against Leyton Orient – the club where he made more than a century of appearances.

@football_league Scott Cuthbert match winner for Luton against us - frustrating to know he was let go

— Jack H (@IanManiReniJohn) March 5, 2016
The O's couldn't find a way past a defence marshalled superbly by the 28-year-old, with Jack Marriott's goal giving the Hatters a 1-0 success which keeps them in Play-Off contention.

Defender: Josh Passley (Dagenham & Redbridge)

Passley scored the winning goal in Dagenham's 1-0 triumph over York City, finally ending their wait for a home victory in Sky Bet League 2 – their first since April 2015.

The Daggers had to work hard to break down their fellow relegation rivals, but the 21-year-old struck in the second half to earn three crucial points and lift the gloom at Victoria Road.

Midfielder: Harry Chapman (Barnsley)

Chapman shone on his full professional debut as Barnsley moved into the Sky Bet League 1 Play-Off places.

buzzing to get my full debut today and to finally get on the score sheet, promised I won't hit the bar, fans where class! #COYR ⚽️👍🏻

— Harry Chapman (@HarryChapman101) March 5, 2016
The 18-year-old Middlesbrough loanee caused Walsall all sorts of problems, emphasised by his stunning solo goal which put the gloss on a fantastic 3-1 away win.

Midfielder: Lewis Hawkins (Hartlepool United)

Hawkins netted his first two goals for Hartlepool, sending them on their way to a 3-1 win at Barnet and stretching the gap between themselves and Sky Bet League 2's bottom two.

The 22-year-old won't forget either goal in a hurry, following a game which was filled with high-quality strikes.

Midfielder: Gaston Ramirez (Middlesbrough)

Ramirez inspired Middlesbrough as they went top of the Sky Bet Championship, albeit only for a few hours before Burnley returned to the summit.

@football_league Gaston Ramirez for @Boro

— Cameron Hodds (@cameronhodds01) March 5, 2016
The Uruguayan playmaker scored a goal in either half of their Friday night win over Wolves, keeping Boro's title charge firmly on track.

Midfielder: John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town)

O'Toole delivered a midfield masterclass to help Northampton extend their unbeaten run to 14 matches, and stretch their lead at the top of the Sky Bet League 2 to 13 points.

Along with pulling the strings from midfield in the 4-1 success at Carlisle United, O'Toole also notched two goals to take his tally for the season into double figures.

Midfielder: Callum Harriott (Charlton Athletic)

Harriott was the key man in a 2-1 win at London rivals Brentford, giving Charlton a much-needed boost in their battle for Sky Bet Championship survival.

Buzzing to get a win & 2 goals today what a great day fans were unreal today we go again Tuesday

— Callum Harriott (@Cally_messi) March 5, 2016
The winger netted both goals – his first since returning from a loan spell at Colchester United – to lift the Addicks off the bottom and move them within seven points of safety.

Forward: Mirco Antenucci (Leeds United)

Antenucci struck twice to give Leeds a 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers, easing any relegation concerns at Elland Road.

@football_league Antenucci by far!

— Harry Marshall (@Hazzah182) March 5, 2016
The Italian netted either side of the break, with his second a fantastic curling effort beyond the helpless Paul Rachubka.

Manager: Gary Rowett (Birmingham City)

Rowett ensured he could enjoy his birthday weekend by guiding his Birmingham side to a 1-0 triumph over title-chasing Hull City.

The Blues boss turned 42 on Sunday, and victory 72 hours earlier was the perfect gift as his team delivered a superb all-round display to tame the Tigers at St Andrew's.

Here's the best way to honour Gary Rowett's 42nd Birthday! ⚽️🔵 #BCFC

— Birmingham City FC (@BCFC) March 6, 2016

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