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League One Top Men: Cov on the up

Wednesday 21st November 2012 15:03

Carl Baker: In form for Coventry

Carl Baker: In form for Coventry

Coventry, Doncaster and Bournemouth have two representatives each in the latest League One Team of The Week after the most recent action.

Here's our selection of the best players on show in the third tier in the fixtures on Saturday and Tuesday.

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Joe Murphy - Coventry

Coventry kept one of only four clean-sheets in League One on Saturday as they thrashed Hartlepool 5-0, and Murphy pulled off a trio of fine saves in the space of two minutes to help deny the home side. The Sky Blues then triumphed again at Colchester on Tuesday and Murphy produced another excellent block to keep out Brian Wilson's header as his side won 3-1.

Charlie Daniels - Bournemouth

Bournemouth were emphatic 4-1 winners at home to Oldham and Daniels helped hold things steady at the back to keep the visitors at bay, while also adding the fourth goal to their haul with a diving header late on. He then put in another hard-working display in the Cherries' draw with Stevenage, creating a host of chances.

Rob Jones - Doncaster

Rovers enjoyed back-to-back wins away to Portsmouth and Carlisle and Jones was a solid presence in defence, helping his side to a clean-sheet on Saturday before scoring a 14th-minute opener in the victory at Brunton Park.

Harlee Dean - Brentford

Dean helped the Bees salvage a 1-1 draw at Preston North End on Saturday as his cross set up substitute Antonio German's last-gasp equaliser. The young defender then played a key role in Brentford's clean sheet at Swindon, clearing a Matt Ritchie attempt off the line as the visitors triumphed 1-0.

Christian Ribeiro - Scunthorpe

Summer recruit Ribeiro scored his first goal for the Iron in their 2-2 draw at home to Notts County, cutting into the box and steering a low, left-footed shot into the far corner on 13 minutes to put the hosts on the front foot, but could not rescue them from defeat against Bury.

Martin Woods - Doncaster

Woods was another important performer as Doncaster recorded successive wins, providing the cross for Iain Hume's winner at Portsmouth after looking threatening in front of goal, while also keeping Carlisle on their toes on Tuesday.

Luke Summerfield - Shrewsbury

The Shrews have gone two games unbeaten to stay out of the relegation zone and midfielder Summerfield was influential in their much-needed 1-0 win at home to Crewe at the weekend, scoring on the stroke of half-time with a downward header to seal the morale-boosting success.

Carl Baker - Coventry

In-form Baker hit two of Coventry's five goals at Hartlepool in the space of eight minutes to inspire the commanding win, while the winger also provided the cross for William Edjenguele's strike in the victory over Colchester.

Kevin Lisbie - Leyton Orient

Resurgent Orient enjoyed back-to-back wins in their latest two fixtures and Lisbie played a key role in both. The frontman set up Dave Mooney for his second in the 4-1 triumph at Carlisle, then added a brace of his own in the 3-2 victory at Portsmouth, one of which came from the penalty spot.

Shaun Miller - Sheffield United

Miller enjoyed a full league debut to remember for the Blades as his double helped them to a 4-1 thrashing of Stevenage at the weekend, then continued his heroics into midweek as his fourth-minute strike got things rolling against his former club Crewe.

Lewis Grabban - Bournemouth

Grabban is the man of the moment for the Cherries after grabbing a second-half hat-trick in Saturday's win over Oldham. The striker scored two goals in as many minutes before adding another 18 minutes from time to inspire the commanding success. Grabban then set up Matt Tubbs for the equaliser against Stevenage to cap two fine performances.



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