L1 Team of The Week
By Ryan Parrish. Last Updated: December 17, 2012 12:25pm
Team of the Week
Thorsten Stuckmann - Preston North End
German goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann helped to earn Preston a hard-fought point in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Portsmouth. Stuckmann pulled off a number of fine saves and he tipped Scott Allan's strike over the bar in the second half to ensure that his side got a point on the road.
Tony McMahon - Sheffield United
Former Middlesbrough full-back Tony McMahon was part of the Sheffield United defence which kept out league leaders Tranmere in Saturday's goalless draw at Bramall Lane. He nearly opened the scoring in the first half but he saw his shot blocked by Owain Fon Williams.
Matthew Hill - Sheffield United
Defender Matthew Hill helped the Blades to a clean sheet in their 0-0 draw against top-of-the-table Tranmere Rovers. Just a point separates the two sides and Danny Wilson's side maintained their unbeaten home record in a bore draw.
Ian Goodison - Tranmere Rovers
Veteran Tranmere defender Ian Goodison aided his team to a point at Bramall Lane which keeps Rovers at the top of League One. He was fortunate not to concede a penalty for what looked like a handball just before half-time but he held the defence together, helping to prevent the Blades from recording a third straight league win.
Christian Ribeiro - Scunthorpe United
Welsh full-back Christian Ribeiro put Scunthorpe in front when he fired through the legs of Leyton Orient goalkeeper Ryan Allsopp in Saturday's 3-1 win. It was a vital three points for the Iron who had gone four games without a win prior to this game.
Lewis Grabban - Bournemouth
Lewis Grabban notched his sixth goal in his last six games as he scored the winner in Bournemouth's 1-0 win over Colchester. The result means that Eddie Howe's men extended their unbeaten run to 13 games and they now sit just two points short of the play-offs.
Sam Foley - Yeovil
Midfielder Sam Foley set up a goal and scored a late equaliser as Yeovil came from two goals down to grab a point at struggling Walsall. He played in Reuben Reid to start the comeback before firing in a low drive in the 90th minute to earn a 2-2 draw.
Bradden Inman - Crewe
Crewe midfielder Bradden Inman scored a late winner in the 1-0 victory over Bury as Steve Davis' side recorded their third straight league win. The Australian, currently on loan from Newcastle, stabbed in an 88th minute goal to pile further misery on Kevin Blackwell's Bury who are now five games without a win.
Jon Taylor - Shrewsbury Town
Young winger Jon Taylor fired Shrewsbury into the lead with a fine strike in their 2-1 victory over Carlisle United. The win sees the Shrews climb out of the relegation zone following a winless run of three games.
Ryan Lowe - MK Dons
MK Dons striker Ryan Lowe scored the only goal of the game in their 1-0 win over bottom-of-the-table Hartlepool. It is now his third goal in his third successive League One game, taking his tally to five for the season and ensuring that MK Dons keep hold of their play-off spot.
David McGoldrick - Coventry City
League One's top goalscorer David McGoldrick grabbed a brace for the second successive week as Coventry brushed aside Doncaster Rovers in a 4-1 win at the Keepmoat Stadium. McGoldrick took his goal tally to 15 for the season and he helped to ensure that the Sky Blues' charge up the table continued.