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Sky Bet Football League Team of the Week

3 May 2016

Here it is – the penultimate Football League Team of the Week.

We've selected 11 players and a manager who produced the goods over another crucial weekend of Football League action – and here they are...

Goalkeeper: Will Henry (Swindon Town)

Despite the game ending 2-2, Swindon's draw at Rochdale will forever remain in the memory of 17-year-old Henry.

The teenage debutant was outstanding as the nine-man Robins earned a point at Spotland, with the major highlight a superb penalty save from Ian Henderson.

Absolutely buzzing to have made my professional debut today and to have saved a pen! Good point aswell! 😀⚽️

— Will Henry (@WillHenry98) April 30, 2016
Defender: Scott Golbourne (Bristol City)

A blistering Bristol City display saw them end their home campaign in spectacular style, romping to a 4-0 win against Huddersfield Town.

Golbourne contributed to the first and last goals of the rout, as well as playing his part in a clean sheet for the rampant Robins.

Defender: Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley)

Accrington moved a step closer to promotion courtesy of a hard-fought 1-0 win at Wycombe Wanderers.

After helping keep the hosts at bay, Hughes popped up at the other end to give Stanley a lead they never relinquished – and they are now just one victory away from a place in Sky Bet League 1.

Defender: Byron Webster (Millwall)

Millwall secured their place in the Sky Bet League 1 Play-Offs with a convincing 3-0 success over Oldham Athletic.

Webster got himself on the scoresheet with two headers, sandwiching a Shane Ferguson goal, as the Lions notched a third straight victory.

Midfielder: Billy Bodin (Bristol Rovers)

Two goals from Bodin in a 4-1 defeat of York City ensured that Rovers go into the final day of the season with a shot at automatic promotion.

@football_league@BillyBodin9 with 2 goals and keeps us in the hunt for the automatics ⚽⚽🔥🔥

— Rich Buchanan (@richbuchanan89) April 30, 2016
The winger's contribution leaves the Gas fourth in Sky Bet League 2, but heaps the pressure on both Accrington and Oxford United on what is sure to be a thrilling last day.

Midfielder: Hamza Choudhury (Burton Albion)

There was late drama at the Pirelli where Tom Naylor's late, late header put Burton on the verge of the Sky Bet Championship.

One man who excelled throughout was Choudhury, who produced a man-of-the-match midfield display as the Brewers overcame Play-Off chasing Gillingham 2-1.

Midfielder: Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield)

Chesterfield will be playing Sky Bet League1 football next season, after O'Shea inspired a 3-0 win over Bury.

The 27-year-old scored one and created the other two, for Lee Novak and Dan Gardner, as the Spireites put themselves beyond the reach of Blackpool and Doncaster Rovers in the relegation places.

Midfielder: Yanic Wildschut (Wigan Athletic)

Wildschut struck twice as Wigan confirmed their immediate return to the Sky Bet Championship, easing to a 4-0 win at relegation-threatened Blackpool.


— Yanic (@yanicw33) April 30, 2016
The triumph puts the Latics on the brink of the Sky Bet League 1 title too, requiring just a point to mathematically confirm the crown.

Forward: Gary Hooper (Sheffield Wednesday)

Hooper ensured Wednesday of their place in the top six with a first-class display in their crunch match with seventh-placed Cardiff City.

Two second-half strikes from the 28-year-old, either side of forcing an own goal, secured a 3-0 win which confirms the Owls will compete in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Offs.

@football_league@LaticsOfficial Gary Hooper. A brace and the set up for an own goal sending Wednesday into the play-offs!

— Joel Pollard (@JoelPollardSWFC) April 30, 2016
Forward: Ashley Fletcher (Barnsley)

Fletcher struck twice in Barnsley's 2-2 draw with Colchester United, and his double could prove invaluable for the Sky Bet League 1 Play-Off chasers.

The point leaves the Tykes in the coveted sixth spot ahead of next weekend's daunting trip to the champions-elect, Wigan Athletic.

Forward: Scott Hogan (Brentford)

Another Team of the Week selection for Hogan, who has continued to shine since his return from a lengthy injury absence.

A brace contributed to a 3-0 win over west London rivals Fulham, making it five goals in 93 minutes since his return to action.

Manager: Sean Dyche (Burnley)

Burnley celebrated promotion on Bank Holiday Monday at the first time of asking, securing their place in the top tier with a 1-0 win over Queens Park Rangers.

After seeing their title rivals both drop points beforehand, Dyche rallied his troops and they delivered, with Sam Vokes' header enough to send the Clarets up.

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