The majority of players that hit 30 are in the latter part of their career and are often regarded as way past their prime – Injuries happen more frequently, and recovery time becomes longer.
Experience can be a key asset to a Championship side, whether it’s scrapping for a play-off place or inspiring others to avoid the drop.
There have been many examples of players in the Sky Bet Championship over the years that have continued their exceptional standard despite being at the end of their career, such as Dean Windass.
Also the elder player of a side can also be a role model for those who are just beginning their footballing career’s.
Many of the younger players shadow the more experienced members of the side to help them develop into a valued addition to the squad.
However, age is just a number in the Sky Bet Championship as there is an abundance of players who are showing no signs of slowing down.
Football League World Writer, Ashley Williams identifies the best over 30’s Sky Bet Championship XI based on this season…..
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