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Friday 18 August 2017

Republic of Ireland star named on Championship team of the decade

Republic of Ireland's Wes Hoolahan
Republic of Ireland's Wes Hoolahan

Republic of Ireland and Norwich midfielder Wes Hoolahan has been named on the Championship Team of the Decade in London last night.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Football League Awards, they named a team of the decade with each club sending forward one player for selection consideration.

Norwich decided to nominate the diminutive Irish playmaker and he was rewarded with a place in a 4-3-3 formation.

Hoolahan is joined in the XI by the likes of Gareth Bale, Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Jordan Rhodes and Glen Murray.

Middlesbrough goalscorer and Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford won the Championship player of the year, pipping Daryl Murphy who has banged in 24 goals this season.

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