Blackburn Rovers and Preston North End both have representatives in the most recent Championship Team of the Week.

The XI – powered by rankings – features Rovers’ Joe Rothwell and PNE midfielder Alan Browne.

Both players found the net on Boxing Day as Tony Mowbray’s group took a point in your home to Sheffield Wednesday while North End beat Derby County in the last seconds at Pride Park – 1-0.

Rothwell drew his side level with a great solo objective in the 2nd half – his second of the season after his strike at Brentford last month.

And Browne – wearing the captain’s armband – curled home a wonderful winner in the 97th minute with his left-foot, that his 3rd of the campaign.

Those results left Rovers and the Lilywhites neck and neck in the table, both on 29 points with Mowbray’s males a couple of places above (11th) due to their exceptional objective distinction.

Rothwell made a rating of 7 in Jaquob Crooke’s post-match scores, while George Hodgson provided Browne an equal-high of 7.5 for his big minute in injury time.

Full Championship Team of the Week (4-3-3).


Neil Etheridge (Birmingham City).


Kiko Femenia (Watford), Michal Helik and Mads Andersen (Barnsley), Tom McIntyre (Reading).


Alan Browne (PNE), Will Vaulks (Cardiff City), Joe Rothwell (Blackburn Rovers).


Emi Buendia (Norwich), Chris Martin (Bristol City), Sergio Canos (Brentford).