Trippier in Team of the Week

Last updated : 15 January 2013 By Tony Scholes

Trippier, who is currently leading the man of the match vote on Clarets Mad by some distance has become the first Burnley player to be named in this team since Jason Shackell won a place for his performance in our 1-0 win at Hull at the end of November.

The Football League report that we were one of only five teams in the division to keep a clean sheet last week and Trippier has won his place for his part in that defensive performance and for keeping the league's leading marksman Glenn Murray quiet.

On the other flank in the defence is Millwall's Liam Trotter for his performance in their 1-1 draw at Bolton with Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest) and Roger Johnson (Wolves) named as the central defenders.

Up front, I don't think it is any surprise to see Chris Wood, Leicester's hat trick hero at Bristol City, and Barnsley's two goal Chris Dagnall claim the places.

This week's team is: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester), Kieran Trippier (Burnley), Greg Halford (Nottingham Forest), Roger Johnson (Wolves), Liam Trotter (Millwall), Sean Scannell (Huddersfield), Andrea Orlandi (Brighton), Stephen Dawson (Barnsley), Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest), Chris Wood (Leicester), Chris Dagnall (Barnsley).