Category Archives: Player Of The Week

OTPN Player Of The Week | 28th November – 4th December

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Premier League The Sunderland ace’s stock is ever increasing and a fine finish against Stoke added to his burgeoning reputation. The striker showed great pace to get away from his marker before drilling past Jack Butland into the bottom corner. After gaining Degree in Economics with Management from Newcastle University, Watmore’s manager Sam Allardyce has now called on him to ... Read More »

FA Youth Cup Second Round Results

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The FA Youth Cup second round was a typically eventful one. The biggest shock of the round came at Ilkeston where their U18s demolished a strong Shrewsbury Town side 4-1, and were rewarded for their exploits against Premier League side, Newcastle United. Ryman League side Met Police also created a big upset, beating League One side beat Yeovil Town away ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 18th – 25th September

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Premier League ‘What a waste of money’ they said. ‘He’s not worth it’, they said. But Manchester United’s starlet has proved the doubter wrong in the best way possible, with his feet. Confirmed furthermore by his superb double at St Mary’s. His confidence is admirable and his ice-cold composure is more than impressive for a striker of his age. And ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 31st – 5th September 2015

It is only the beginning.

Premier League Raheem Sterling – Manchester City Football Club Raheem Sterling gets OTPN’s pick for the Premier League after scoring his first League goal for new club, Manchester City. After a turbulent summer full of abuse from fans and media alike, Sterling has shown tremendous character and self belief to rise above it all and show his worth at The ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 20th – 27th August 2015

Back to your usual ways then Mr. Wilson.

Premier League Callum Wilson – AFC Bournemouth And it’s a POTW Hat-trick! Premier League new boy Callum Wilson has wasted no time in netting his first hat-trick, doing so only three games into the new season. It is for this that he has been awarded his third Player Of The Week Award in consecutive campaigns. The 23 year old took ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 13th – 20th August 2015

Ross Barkley is enjoying the 2015-2016 campaign, having scored two goals and gained 1 assist in the opening two games. Can he do a job against City on Sunday?

Premier League Ross Barkley – Everton Football Club The young Everton maestro has had a spectacular start to the new Premier League season. Whilst he was unlucky not to win our award last week, another superb performance this week away at Southampton meant that his selection this time round was irrefutable. A wonderful goal capped off a brilliant all round ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 6th – 13th August 2015

Chuba Akpom is not wasting time on loan at Hull, finding the net with ease.

Premier League Reece Oxford – West Ham United Despite wonder strikes by Ross Barkley and Nathan Redmond, it would be hard to award our Player of The Week Award to anyone other than West Ham United prodigy, Reece Oxford. The highly rated 16 year old didn’t put a foot wrong during his Premier League debut as he screened the Hammers’ defence. ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 26th-2nd April #YoungPlayerWatch

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Premier League Jonjo Shelvey   Although not on the scoresheet this week, Jonjo Shelvey proved his credentials at the weekend with a strong performance against Stoke City. The central midfielder is really ending the season well and his maturing into a quality midfielder. All areas of his game are looking more complete by the week and he is beginning to ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 20th-26th April #YoungPlayerWatch

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Premier League Connor Wickham The striker’s 1st minute goal put Sunderland in a great position to gain all three points against Stoke at the weekend. Although Wickham should get more goals, his industry and workrate has seen him become  mainstay in the Sunderland squad. The England U21 international is powerful and possesses a good left foot, and it was at ... Read More »

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