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Leeds, Wolves and Aston Villa players all feature: FLW Team of the Weekend



Another round of fixtures have come and gone in the English Football League, as clubs across the country continue their journey towards the ultimate goal of elevation to the next level.

It remains early in the campaign, with no clear indication just yet as to which teams will be rewarded with promotion at the end of the season.

Runs of form are beginning to be put together, and individuals are beginning to emerge as potential stars.

At Football League World we took a look at who made the difference for their sides this week.

Here is your FLW Team of the Weekend.


Felix Wiedwald: Leeds United

Wiedwald may have conceded and Leeds may have lost, but the German shot-stopper faced no less than twenty shots in a full on onslaught from hosts Millwall, and credit must be given to the keeper for his damage limitation.


James Meredith: Millwall

The Lions pulled off a shock win over a Leeds side looking to stretch their unbeaten run to eight games, but a resolute performance from the Millwall back-line and Meredith in particular restricted the visitors to just a single shot on goal.

Ben Nugent: Gillingham

Gillingham picked up just their first win of the season over high-flyers Charlton, and a solid performance from Nugent at the back secured a hard-fought clean sheet for a Gills side looking to pull away from the relegation spots.

Deji Oshilaja: AFC Wimbledon

The Dons picked up a phenomenal victory over in-form Blackburn at Ewood Park, and Oshilaja’s fine display at the heart of defence was instrumental in condemning the hosts to defeat.

Ivo Pinto: Norwich City

Norwich have struggled in the opening stages, but victory over a Sheffield United side who would have gone top with a win will give Daniel Farke’s men confidence. Full-back Pinto was solid on the right side of defence, and his display made a huge contribution to the clean-sheet.


Albert Adomah: Aston Villa

Adomah marked his return to the first team with two goals from out wide, helping struggling Villa to their first away win of the season over a shellshocked Barnsley side.

Lucas Akin: Burton Albion

The Burton midfielder ran the show as the Brewers shocked Fulham at the Pirelli, capping a wonderful performance in the middle with a well-taken penalty to give the hosts just their second win of the season.

Nick Powell: Wigan Athletic

The former Manchester United man proved to be the difference-maker at the DW Stadium – opening the scoring against Bristol Rovers with a wonderfully taken free-kick – which saw the hosts rise into the play-off places.

Diogo Jota: Wolverhampton Wanderers

The ever-impressive Portuguese found the net twice at the City Ground as Wolves rose to joint-top of the Championship. The winger took his chances, and Santo’s men returned to winning ways following dropped points in the week.


Jamal Lowe: Portsmouth

The former non-league striker promised goals in the week having failed to get his league tally off the mark in the opening month, and duly delivered with a brace as Portsmouth ran riot over Fleetwood Town at Fratton Park.

Kyle Vassell: Blackpool

The young forward got on the score-sheet twice as the Tangerines picked up their seventh consecutive home win, with the striker’s goal elevating his side to fourth in the table.