Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week

Sports Mole picks out its best XI, biggest numpty and best goal for gameweek 14 in the Championship.

It's all getting very bunched up at the top of the Championship after 14 games of the season.

Just five points separate the top 10, with Derby County, Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers level on 26 points at the summit.

Bournemouth were the big winners on Saturday, hammering hapless and managerless Birmingham City 8-0 at St Andrew's to move up to fourth place.

Down at the bottom, Blackpool are now seven points adrift of safety after their 10th defeat of the season.

Here, Sports Mole chooses its best XI from the weekend, in a traditional 4-4-2 formation, as well as highlighting the biggest numpty and best goal.

Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday)
Westwood made a number of saves, including one incredible stop to deny a Cameron Jerome header, as Wednesday held Norwich City to a stalemate at Hillsborough.

Simon Francis (Bournemouth)
A second week in a row here for Francis, who set up two of Bournemouth's eight goals and won the penalty for the sixth.
Dan Burn (Fulham)
Fulham moved further clear of the drop zone by easing past Charlton Athletic on Friday night and Burn was key to the home side keeping a clean sheet.
Danny Shittu (Millwall)
Millwall won their first game since August against in-form Cardiff City on Saturday lunchtime and it was returning skipper Shittu who scored the vital goal with a towering header.
Jordan Obita (Reading)
Obita sent over a lovely cross for the Reading opener as they piled more misery on Blackpool.

James McClean (Wigan Athletic)
The Irishman came off the bench to score twice and earn Wigan an unlikely win at league leaders Derby.
James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Wolves' main threat at Elland Road due to the absence of Bakary Sako, Henry smashed home the equaliser to start the visitors' comeback against Leeds United.
Neil Danns (Bolton Wanderers)
Bolton have won two of the three games they've had under Neil Lennon, with Danns rocketing home the opener in the 3-1 win over Brentford.
Marc Pugh (Bournemouth)
Pugh scored a second-half hat-trick, the first of his career, in the Cherries' rout of Birmingham.

Hugo Rodallega (Fulham)
Two assured finishes by the former Wigan man in the 3-0 victory over Charlton.
Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town)
The Terriers fought back from 2-0 down to earn a point at Ipswich Town and had Wells to thank for both goals.

Numpty of the Week

Darren Randolph: Already a goal and a man down, the last thing Birmingham needed is for their goalkeeper to miscue his clearance and gift Bournemouth a second. Had he not done so, the Blues might not have been humiliated.

Goal of the Week

Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers) vs. Nottingham Forest: Blackburn inflicted a first home defeat of the season on Forest and victory was sealed by Rhodes's calmness in front of goal. He capitalised on Michael Mancienne's misjudgement before using his quick feet to open up a shooting opportunity and slot into the far corner.

Daniel Tozser of Watford is congratulated by his team-mates after scoring his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Watford at Ewood Park on September 27, 2014
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
8Fulham2711974034642
9Middlesbrough27125103527841
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
11Brentford27101074135640
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
16Millwall27710102930-131
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
18Reading2778123035-529
19Barnsley2769122737-1027
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
24Sunderland27410132947-1822
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