Trio In Team Of Week
By Rob Miles (BarnsleyBoy)
Updated Tuesday, 17th January 2012
Leicester win recognised by Football League.
Barnsley’s first win at Leicester City in nearly two decades has been recognised by the Football League as three of the stars of that 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium have been named in the official Npower Championship Team of the Week.
Goalkeeper Luke Steele, midfielder Danny Drinkwater and two-goal hero Andy Gray have all been selected.
Despite now enduring 10 games since his last clean sheet, Steele made a number of notable saves in the Midlands, Drinkwater who has extended his loan from Manchester United until the end of the season is unbeaten in his last five league appearances of The Reds- when he departed the 5-3 defeat against Ipswich the score was 1-0 to Barnsley, and he has missed each of the three subsequent defeats with injury- whilst Gray’s first goals since November sealed The Reds fourth away of the season and their first at Leicester since 1994.
Also in this week’s Team of the Week are:
Kieran Trippier (Burnley), Jason Shackell (Derby)- both ex Barnsley- Curtis Davies (Birmingham), Daniel Fox (Southampton), Cameron Stewart (Hull), Morgan Schneiderlin (Southampton), Andros Townsend (Leeds) and Marlon King (Birmingham).