Antony Evans is statistically Bristol Rovers second best player. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)Antony Evans is statistically Bristol Rovers second best player. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)
Antony Evans is statistically Bristol Rovers second best player. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Ranked: League Two’s 20 best performing players including Bristol Rovers, Mansfield, and Northampton stars

League Two has had a range of stars take the limelight this season, including Bristol Rovers.

The English Football League dished out their awards for League Two as well as the Championship and League One on Sunday and there were some surprises.

Dominic Telford, formerly of Bristol Rovers, has 25 goals in 35 games this season but he was pipped to the Player of the Year award by Forest Green Rovers wing-back Kane Wilson, who is of interest to Bristol City.

One award that was dished out was the Young Player of the Year, which was claimed by Newport County’s Finn Azaz, beating off Gas defender Connor Taylor and Shadrach Ogie of Leyton Orient.

It was somewhat of a disheartening decision given that Taylor has been huge part of the promotion push that Joey Barton’s side have been on, whilst the Exiles earlier this week had their play-off hopes brought to an end.

The awards themselves are partly influenced by football data website WhoScored, who monitor the performance and statistics of players in the fourth tier. That alongside a panel of judges, helped come to the conclusion on who won the individual awards and who was in the Team of the Season.

No player from Bristol Rovers were included in the Team of the Season, despite such individual performances like Antony Evans’ 17 goal contributions, as well as James Belshaw’s 16 clean sheets.

But how do Rovers players compare to the rest of the division? Below are the 20 best performing players of the League Two season as ranked by the data experts with some surprises coming up!

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