Young Players selected in EFL Teams of the Year

Young Players selected in EFL Teams of the Year

Only two young players have been named in the EFL Teams of the Year.

Ollie Watkins (Exeter City) and Brad Potts (Blackpool) were named in the team for League Two.

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No U23s were selected for the Championship or League One XI’s.

Ollie Watkins celebrates a goal

Ollie Watkins is reportedly being tracked by Derby County and Leeds United (Pic: ECFC)

Exeter’s Ollie Watkins has had a brilliant season to date, playing a key role in his side’s promotion push.

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Blessed with skill, flair and pace, the 21-year-old forward has netted 14 times already this season, attracting the attention of sides in the Championship.

His form also named as the League Two Player of the Month for February.

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Meanwhile, Brad Potts has regularly impressed for Blackpool, with his guile and intelligence seeing him become a vital part of Blackpool’s midfield.

The 22-year-old has also chipped in with 12 goals, and is definitely a hot prospect for the future.

Brad Potts celebrates a goal

Brad Potts has become a stalwart in the Blackpool midfield


The team has been voted for by local journalists across the division that have been nominated by each club – although they were unable to vote for players on the same team as nominated them.

See all three EFL Teams of the season below:



League One:

League 1

League Two:

League 2

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