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League One 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (12/4/17)

League One 2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (12/4/17)

With most playing 42 League One games in the 2016/17 season, this year could still see a few players break the 20 goal mark.

With goalscoring so far this season, the Golden Boot race is pretty much a three or four player race with Billy Sharp (Sheffield United), James Vaughan (Bury), Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) and Matty Taylor (Bristol Rovers) best placed to take the recognition this season.

Sitting on 15 and 14 goals respectively, Lee Gregory (Millwall) and Erhun Oztumer (Walsall) can't be ruled out though and with games remaining a few players could potentially make a late run on Sharp's 25 goals so far this year but sitting on 13 goals or below I think, short of some brace and hattrick runs of form, we can now discount them.

So limited to those with twelve or more strikes so far this campaign, here's how the table currently sits.

Top League One Scorers 2016/17 So Far
No
Club
Player
Goals
1
Sheffield United
Billy Sharp
25 goals
2
Bury
James Vaughan
22 goals
3
Scunthorpe United
Josh Morris
19 goals
4
Bristol Rovers
Matty Taylor
16 goals
5
Millwall
Lee Gregory
15 goals
6
Walsall
Erhun Oztumer
14 goals
7
Fleetwood Town
David Ball
13 goals
-
Bristol Rovers
Billy Bodin
13 goals
-
Southend United
Simon Cox
13 goals
-
Rochdale
Ian Henderson
13 goals
-
Bradford City
Alex Jones
13 goals
12
MK Dons
Kieran Agard
12 goals
-
Oxford United
Chris Maguire
12 goals
-
Millwall
Aiden O'Brien
12 goals
-
Gillingham
Josh Wright
12 goals


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday April 12 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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2 Bolton 45 24 11 10 83 29
3 Fleetwood 45 23 12 10 81 21
4 Scunthorpe 45 23 10 12 79 24
5 Bradford 45 20 18 7 78 19
6 Millwall 45 19 13 13 70 8
7 Southend 45 19 12 14 69 16
8 Rochdale 45 19 11 15 68 9
9 Oxford 45 19 9 17 66 11
10 Bristol Rovers 45 18 12 15 66 -1
11 Peterborough 45 17 11 17 62 3
12 MK Dons 45 15 13 17 58 -1
13 Walsall 45 14 16 15 58 -4
14 Charlton 45 13 18 14 57 4
15 Wimbledon 45 13 17 15 56 -3
16 Northampton 45 14 10 21 52 -13
17 Oldham 45 12 16 17 52 -13
18 Shrewsbury 45 13 12 20 51 -15
19 Bury 45 13 11 21 50 -11
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