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Leeds duo amongst front runners in Opta Index

Leeds United duo Jonathan Howson and Luciano Becchio are amongst the front runners in the Opta Actim Index.

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The Actim index is based on the performances of all the players in the Championship and Howson (3rd) and Becchio (4th) are amongst the leading points scorers.

Points are calculated on the player and team`s performance. It assesses a player`s contribution to his team and how many points they have won when they have appeared.
It also takes into account the players own performance, with goals, assists, tackles, clearances and shots and time they are on the pitch.

Howson is in third place overall with 356 points whilst Becchio is in fourth with 354.

Cardiff City striker Jay Bothroyd leads the way with 422 points and Queens Park Rangers Adel Taarabt is in second with 377 points.

There are also four other Leeds players in the top 100 with Max Gradel 13th on 296, Neil Kilkenny 75th on 210, Robert Snodgrass 83rd with 207 and Paul Connolly 87th on 204.

In the positional rankings, Howson is second in midfield behind Taarabt and Becchio is 2nd behind Bothroyd in the strikers department.

Top six overall

Jay Bothroyd - Cardiff 422
Adel Taarabt - QPR 377
John Howson - Leeds 356
Luciano Becchio - Leeds 354
Danny Graham - Watford 349
Kaspars Gorkss - QPR 313

Top six midfielder

Adel Taarabt -QPR 377
John Howson - Leeds 356
Andy King - Leicester 312
James Coppinger - Doncaster 308
Adam Hammill - Barnsley 297
Max Gradel - Leeds 296

Top six strikers

Jay Bothroyd - Cardiff 422
Luciano Becchio - Leeds 354
Danny Graham - Watford 349
Jamie Mackie - QPR 336
Kris Commons - Derby 335
Scott Sinclair - Swansea 288






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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 29 2011

Time: 9:00AM

Your Comments

I did all this before I realised it hadn't been updated since mid December so I am sure, Gradel, Snodgrass and Howson have all score more points. The leader Jay Bothroyd as hardly played so should be a bit closer to those chasing him.
dazza71
Both players have adapted well to the Championship and the ratings don't lie
Tiny T
Howson and Becchio have been great all season, hopefully a few more will be up there by the end of the season.
King Billy
would like to see defender stats - see who we could nick
simonfire1
 

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