Ollie Watkins in Football League’s Team of the Week

The Football League has selected 11 players and a manager for whom they think have had an excellent Easter weekend. The selected, as a forward, Exeter’s youngster Ollie Watkins.ollie_watkins_feat

He played well and scored a headed goal for the Grecians on Easter Monday at Crawley in a 2-0 win, and also played at St James Park on Good Friday in a 1-1 draw against Barnet.

Watkins has now scored 5 times in 15 appearances this season, having recently entertained travelling Grecians at Notts County with a goal and a man of the match performance. The 20-year-old has also attracted the attention of scouts.

The rest of the Football League team is

Keeper: Trevor Carson (Hartlepool)
Defenders: George Williams (Barnsley), Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic), Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers)
Midfielders: Kyle Bennett (Portsmouth), Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley), Jason Kennedy (Carlisle United), Gavin Massey (Colchester United)
Forwards: Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United), Jamille Matt (Plymouth Argyle), Ollie Watkins (Exeter City)
Manager: Phil Parkinson (Bradford City)

Full article from the Football League can be found on their website at – http://www.football-league.co.uk/news/article/2016/sky-bet-football-league-team-of-the-week-3031361.aspx

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