TEENAGE defender James Husband is one to watch.
Having burst on to the scene following Doncaster Rovers relegation to League One, the 18-year-old has delivered a series of impressive displays.
The Leeds-born left-back starred as the club fell to a 3-2 defeat against Ipswich Town in their final league fixture, meaning Rovers have now gone four months of football without a victory on home soil. A number of Premier League clubs, including Arsenal, are thought to be keeping close tabs on Husband.
Two Sheffield Wednesday players; Lewis Buxton and Miguel Llera, make up the back four along with Husband. Steady and dependable, Buxton gets in at right-back and Llera, having notched four goals in his last appearances, gets the nod at centre-back. I’ve paired him with Sheffield United’s Neill Collins.Tottenham Hotspurs goalkeeper David Button pulled off a string of fine stops in Barnsley’s stalemate with Brighton and Hove Albion.
A cheeky free-kick from Keith Treacy, his first strike in Sheffield Wednesday colours, helped Dave Jones men move above Sheffield United into second spot. The talented Dubliner also created Llera’s goal in the hard-fought triumph at Brentford.
On the opposite flank, I’ve selected Rovers’ long-serving winger, James Coppinger, who has caught the eye in a struggling side over the last month. Don’t be surprised if Ipswich, having failed to prise Coppinger away from the Keepmoat Stadium last summer, come calling again.
Danny Schofield and Franck Moussa are the two central midfielders.
Sam Hoskins, on loan at Rotherham United, scored on his first start in league football and is chosen up front with Richard Cresswell.
David Button (Reds)
Lewis Buxton (Owls)
Neill Collins (Blades)
Miguel Llera (Owls)
James Husband (Rovers)
James Coppinger (Rovers)
Franck Moussa (CFC)
Danny Schofield (Millers)
Keith Treacy (Owls)
Sam Hoskins (Millers)
Richard Cresswell (Blades)