Team of the Week - Doncaster Rovers and Middlesbrough lead way in latest Yorkshire line-up
IT WAS hardly a vintage weekend for Yorkshire clubs in the FA Cup - but there were some rays of sunshine nevertheless on the personal front.
By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 12:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:57 pm
Tom Lees, Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Ben Whiteman all make our latest starting line-up.
Here's our first Team of the Week of the 2019, put together in a tradtional 4-4-2 formation. Have a scroll through our line-up via our gallery and tell us what you think by emailing us at [email protected] or via Twitter on @YPSport. Happy New Year.
Under the microscope following the events on New Year's Day at Nottingham Forest, the young Whites keeper answered a few critics and displayed character in an impressive showing at Loftus Road.
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The Hull lad showed his accomplishment in defence at a difficult venue in the New Den. Hull may have exited the competition at the third-round stage, but McKenzie's showing provided a positive.
Enjoyed an authoritative afternoon as Rovers shocked Preston and helped himself to a goal into the bargain - to put the visitors ahead for a second time.
Calm and unflustered, the Owls captain is back to his unflappable best as he helped Wednesday record a third clean sheet in five matches.
The Boro stalwart has had a few knocks this season, but his unquenchable character is beyond question. Typically assertive performance against Peterborough, crowned by a rare goal.
Provided the pick of the bunch on a five-star Riverside afternoon for Boro with a screaming long-ranger against Posh. Has plenty of quality in his locker.
Confident, assured performance amid exalted company at Turf Moor and was one of the prominent midfielders on show.
Produced a classy performance at Deepdale and was at the hub of an outstanding Cup performance from Rovers.
One of the few Millers players to emerge with credit at the Etihad. Was not intimidated by the surroundings or opponents and produced some nice moments. Looks to have a strong future.
A clinical header took his season's tally to 19 and the frontman led the line superbly, yet again and harnessed it with goal threat.
Enjoyed himself immensely in a rare display of brio and zest for Boro. Troubled Peterborough and got his reward late on with a very tidy goal. Picture: Getty Images.