Steve Elliott and Russell Penn have been named in the npower League Two team of the week.
Club captain Steve Elliott and team captain Russell Penn have been named in the npower League Two team of the week.
Both players have been recognised for their performance in the 1-0 win over Exeter City at St James' Park. Russell Penn scored the opening and winning goal with a 5th minute strike and Steve Elliott led his defence to an 18th league clean sheet of the season.
Steve Elliott has made an impressive 49 appearances in all competitions so far this season and has scored 4 goals along the way. He has been a major part of a defence that has kept 19 clean sheets in total so far this season.
Russ Penn had held the captain's armband since the departure of Alan Bennett and has been in inspired form recently. His goal at the weekend was his first league goal of the season although he did score against Everton in the FA Cup third round back in January. He has made 47 appearances for the club in all competitions this season with 6 of those as as substitute.
To view the npower League Two team of the week in full, click here.