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Real Madrid's Bale joined by Leicester's Schmeichel in Football League Team of the Decade

The Football League 'Football Manager' Team of the Decade was named at the Football League awards ceremony in London on Sunday night.

The line-up was announced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Football League Awards with 11 players and one manager being lauded for their contribution over the past 10 years.

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who has also played with Notts County and Leeds United, was named as goalkeeper while Swansea City captain Ashley Williams was selected in central defence alongside teammate Angel Rangel at right-back.

Foxes captain Wes Morgan was the other centre-back while Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, formerly of Southampton and Tottenham, was named at left-back.

Norwich City's Wes Hoolahan, Cardiff City's Peter Whittingham and Liverpool's former Southampton star Adam Lallana made up the three-man midfield while Crystal Palace's Glenn Murray, ex-Saints star Rickie Lambert and Blackburn Rovers' Jordan Rhodes were the three forwards.

AFC Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe was named as manager of the Football League's Team of the Decade.

Football League Team of the Decade

Goalkeeper

Kasper Schmeichel

Defender

Angel RangelWes MorganAshley WilliamsGareth Bale

Midfielders

Wes HoolahanAdam LallanaPeter Whittingham

Forwards

Glenn MurrayRickie LambertJordan Rhodes

Manager

Eddie Howe

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