Crown Football Round-Up
Christian Walton has ended his season on a high, picking up the Sky Bet League One Golden Glove award and securing the league title with Wigan Athletic. Christian has impressed during the season and has produced a number of special performances in the league as well as the FA cup run. Throughout the season has kept 19 clean sheets in 31 Sky Bet League One appearances. Christian kept 2 more clean sheets than closest rival David Raya of Blackburn, despite playing 14 less games.
He said: “It’s been a massive collective effort but to get the Golden Glove is a proud moment. It has been an incredible season."The keeper kept his 19th clean sheet of the season as the Latics won 1-0 at Doncaster Rovers to pip Blackburn Rovers to the League One trophy.
Congratulations, Christian! We can’t wait to see what the future holds!
Danny Fox picked up the Nottingham Forest Football Club Supporters Player of the Year award. The award comes after Danny recently signed a new one-year contract with the reds. Congratulations, Danny!
Sam Gallagher’s loan spell at Birmingham City has come to an end. The striker thanked everyone for the support he has received throughout his time at St Andrews. Gallagher posted on his Instagram “A massive thanks to all of the staff, coaches, players and fans of @bcfcofficial for the opportunity and support this season! I’ve loved my time at the club and wish them every bit of success in the future KRO.”
Sam was selected in the starting 11 in Sunday’s clash against Fulham and he has played a huge part as the club confirmed survival in the Championship for another season, after their remarkable 3-1 victory at the weekend.
Corey Whelan returned to the Liverpool U23 side for their final league game of the season, after his loan spell at Yeovil Town. The defender joined team mate Adam Lewis, who was pivotal and delivered 2 assists and pin point corners to George Johnston. The squad signed off their season with a 5-1 win against Chelsea at Anfield, which confirmed a second-place finish for 2017-18.
And Ben Sheaf also returned to the Arsenal U23 squad for their Premier League International Cup final against Porto on Tuesday night. After his impressive loan spell at Stevenage, he lined up alongside Danny Ballard to form a strong centre-back partnership. But Porto managed to secure an early goal and a 1-0 win over the Young Gunners, retaining the trophy.