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League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Portsmouth463987
2Plymouth462587
3Doncaster463085

4Luton462777
5Exeter461971
6Carlisle46171
7Blackpool462370

8Colchester461069
9Wycombe46569
10Stevenage46467
11Cambridge Utd46866
12Mansfield46466
13Accrington Stanley46365
14Grimsby46-462
15Barnet46-757
16Notts County46-2256
17Crewe46-955
18Morecambe46-2052
19Crawley Town46-1851
20Yeovil46-1550
21Cheltenham46-2050
22Newport County46-2248

23Hartlepool46-2146
24Leyton Orient46-4036

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Sir Whitts!
Sir Whitts!

Whittle is Crowned!

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 20/04/2007

JUSTIN Whittle has been selected by the Fishy's readers as their player of the season for 2006-2007. The 36-year-old club captain, who has just signed a new one year deal, narrowly pipped last year's winner Paul Bolland to the coveted award.

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It is fitting that Whittle should have been selected for the award in a week in which he committed himself to the club for a further season, despite having had an offer from a Belgium club for a coaching role on the continent.

Whittle joined Town from arch rivals Hull three years ago shortly after the appointment of Russell Slade as Town boss. City had just been promoted from League Two, and the Mariners were in turmoil having just been relegated from League One to effectively replace their North Bank rivals. Whittle was perceived as a defender who was experienced at and suited to the level to which the Mariners had just descended, and so it has proved.

Last season Whittle and Rob Jones were the backbone of the Town side which reached the play-offs. This season Whittle has once again been virtually ever present in the back four and has formed a strong partnership with Nick Fenton. Along with rookie defender Ryan Bennett as cover, the pair will form the core of Town's central defence next season - vital continuity after years of sides being broken up every summer.

A no-nonsense centre half, Whittle is not the prettiest of players at times, but makes up for it with plenty of endeavour and effort. Although the defence did not have the greatest starts to the season, with the arrival of Alan Buckley Town have eventually plugged the gaps at the back, and Whittle now features prominently in the plans of his third consecutive manager since joining the Mariners. It is fitting the Buckley's captain and one of the most genuine players at the club should have been given this tribute by the fans.

The full results were as follows:

Justin Whittle 126
Paul Bolland 117
Ciaran Toner 70
Phil Barnes 23
Nick Fenton 22
Peter Bore 11

See also: previous winners of the Fishy Player of the Year

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