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EFL League One Team Of 2016 Named

EFL League One Team Of 2016 Named

The EFL Awards ceremony is definitely nearing, as is the end of the season, as yesterday saw the three Football League Select XI's of 2016 named.

Each of the 72 member clubs nominated a local media representative who then went on to select a team of 11 players and a manager, but importantly not including the team that they cover.

All the votes from around the country and the three divisions were then tallied, and based on a 443 formation, the following select XI's were produced.

League One:

Goalkeeper: Connor Ripley (Oldham Athletic)

Defender: Joe Meredith (Bradford City)
Defender: Mark Beevers (Bolton Wanderers)
Defender: David Wheater (Bolton Wanderers)
Defender: Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town)

Midfielder: Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United)
Midfielder: Erhun Oztumer (Walsall)
Midfielder: John Fleck (Sheffield United)

Forward: Lee Gregory (Millwall)
Forward: Billy Sharp (Sheffield United)
Forward: James Vaughan (Bury)

Manager: Uwe Rosler (Fleetwood Town)

Championship:

Goalkeeper: David Stockdale (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Defender: Scott Malone (Fulham)
Defender: Lewis Dunk (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Defender: Pontus Jansson (Leeds United)
Defender: Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town)

Midfielder: Anthony Knockaert (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Midfielder: Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)
Midfielder: Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield Town)

Forward: Glenn Murray (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Forward: Dwight Gayle (Newcastle United)
Forward: Chris Wood (Leeds United)

Manager: David Wagner (Huddersfield Town)

League Two:

Goalkeeper: David Forde (Portsmouth)

Defender: Enda Stevens (Portsmouth)
Defender: Christian Burgess (Portsmouth)
Defender: Sonny Bradley (Plymouth Argyle)
Defender: Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool)

Midfielder: Graham Carey (Plymouth Argyle)
Midfielder: James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers)
Midfielder: Brad Potts (Blackpool)

Forward: Matt Godden (Stevenage)
Forward: John Marquis (Doncaster Rovers)
Forward: Ollie Watkins (Exeter City)

Manager: Darren Ferguson (Doncaster Rovers)

This year's EFL Awards takes place on Sunday April 9 at the London Hilton.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday March 21 2017
Time: 9:30AM

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