Wrapping up EFL 2021-22: Top scorers, assists, and awardees


Wrapping up EFL 2021-22: Top scorers, assists, and awardees


As always, every exciting experience and event must come to a conclusion. It is that time of the year again for aspiring football athletes as the 2021-22 EFL (English Football League) wraps up by the end of April 2022. For many months, both fans and punters have witnessed spectacular team matches and individual performances, which now leads us to an overall question: which players showed great sportsmanship and excellent gameplays?

Top 5 scorers

Here are the top five scorers of the EFL League One 2021-22.

  1. Ross Stewart of Sunderland | 24

Looking for a clear choice in your next inplay English football betting? Stewart mostly plays as a central striker, distributing the ball throughout the box and getting involved in build-up play. Stewart can also hold up play, connect with other attackers, and score any style of goal, from a long-range shot to a simple tap-in.


  1. Will Keane of Wigan Athletic | 23

Football fans found it difficult to come up with new ways to compliment Will Keane’s abilities on the pitch. His ability to pick out a perfect pass in every game and his willingness to sacrifice his body for his team were outstanding but sometimes overshadowed by the man’s humility and respect for his opponents.

  1. Cole Stockton of Morecambe | 23

Cole Stockton seems to be on the ball all the time, making major contributions to his team’s success. It is no wonder that he has been named Sky Bet League One Player of the Month for August.

  1. Alfie May of Cheltenham Town | 21

Months after Stockton’s award, Alfie May earned the spotlight in February. In a match against Wycombe Wanderers that ended 5-5, May scored four goals. He was awarded the EFL League One Player of the Month award for February 2022, after scoring eight goals in six matches across the month, including the four goals against Wycombe.

  1. Matty Taylor of Oxford United | 20

Just this March 2022, Taylor reached his first-ever century (100 goals) in the EFL League One. It was his superb volley against Burton that gave him 20 goals for the season, 50 league goals for the U’s and 100 Football League goals in his entire career. 

Top 5 assists

Here are the top five assists of the EFL League One 2021-22.

  1. Sean McConville of Accrington Stanley | 14

Accrington Stanley may not be one of the league’s most fashionable clubs, but they currently carry some very talented players. In this case, Sean’s lead in the season’s top assists is a perfect example. According to his manager, John Coleman, he is quite great at getting on the ball and making things happen that the opposing team doesn’t want nor expect him to do.

  1. Scott Twine of MK Dons | 12

EFL League One’s Player of the Season ranks second in the top assists. Sam Twine has a reputation for scoring from long range, including goals scored from both open play and free-kicks. He is known to be able to play as a number ten, but can also operate as a left-winger or striker.


  1. Barry Bannan of Sheffield Wednesday | 10

Bannan can usually be found playing in the centre of the pitch but has also been known to play on the wing. He is of great use with his left foot.

  1. Max Power of Wigan Athletic | 10

Wigan Athletic midfielder Max Power debuted in the Football League with Tranmere Rovers in 2013 and has since made more than 100 league appearances with Wigan and Sunderland. He rejoined Wigan Athletic in 2021.

  1. Gavin Whyte of Oxford United | 10

Also tied to Barry Bannan and Max Power at 10 assists, midfielder Gavin Whyte can also be a considerable choice in your inplay English football betting ticket because of his frequent appearances in international tournaments.