Bolton Duo Make League One Team of the Season

  • March 20, 2017 | By Chris Mann
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Bolton's central defensive duo of David Wheater and Mark Beevers have been named in the Sky Bet League One Team of the Season.

'Wheavers', a nickname by which they have become known by supporters, have been a solid unit at the back for the majority of the campaign, leading Wanderers to the joint-best defensive record in the entire EFL - along with Newcastle United - having conceded just 32 goals in league competition all season.

But it isn't just their defensive attributes that have been recognised. In addition to that, Wheater has netted a career-best seven goals so far, while Beevers has also chipped in with a healthy return of four in his debut year at Macron Stadium.

The award was decided by nominated local media representatives, with Marc Iles from The Bolton News given the nod by Wanderers.

Goalkeeper: Connor Ripley (Oldham Athletic)

Defender: Joe Meredith (Bradford City)
Defender: Mark Beevers (Bolton Wanderers)
Defender: David Wheater (Bolton Wanderers)
Defender: Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town)

Midfielder: Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United)
Midfielder: Erhun Oztumer (Walsall)
Midfielder: John Fleck (Sheffield United)

Forward: Lee Gregory (Millwall)
Forward: Billy Sharp (Sheffield United)
Forward: James Vaughan (Bury)

Manager: Uwe Rosler (Fleetwood Town)

Sky Bet League One Standings

Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Sheffield United 46 100
2 Bolton Wanderers 46 86
3 Scunthorpe United 46 82
4 Fleetwood Town 46 82
5 Bradford City 46 79
View Full Standings >>

Poll

Who is Bolton's 2016/17 Player of the Year?
52.34% David Wheater
15.03% Mark Beevers
12.76% Gary Madine
10.81% Josh Vela
3.98% Jay Spearing
1.87% Andrew Taylor
1.26% Ben Alnwick
0.85% Liam Trotter
0.45% Mark Howard
0.41% Tom Thorpe
0.24% Lawrie Wilson