Date: 7th May 2008 at 11:14am
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Brian McBride was the top-scoring Fulham star after his goal helped keep his side`s survival hopes alive and also moved him up 45 places in the Actim Index, the official player ratings system of the Barclays Premier League.

McBride earned 35 points after netting the opener in the 2-0 defeat of Birmingham, taking his season`s tally to 139 points, with a match average of nine points per game.

Defender Paul Konchesky was named in the Actim Team of the Week, his 23 points taking him up into 129th place overall with a score of 266 – Fulham`s third-highest ranked man.

Simon Davies is the only member of Roy Hodgson`s squad in the top 100, sitting in 36th overall with a score of 417 points.

Analysis of all Premier League games is taking place throughout the season and the players in the Actim Index Team of the Week are:

Name Team Position Weekly Score

Radek Cerny, Tottenham Hotspur, Goalkeeper, 22
Chris Riggott, Middlesbrough, Defender, 38
William Gallas, Arsenal, Defender, 26
David Wheater, Middlesbrough, Defender, 24
Paul Konchesky, Fulham, Defender, 23
Antonio Valencia, Wigan Athletic, Midfielder, 56
Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Midfielder, 52
David Bentley, Blackburn Rovers, Midfielder, 35
Michael Carrick, Manchester United, Midfielder, 32
Roque Santa Cruz, Blackburn Rovers, Striker, 44
El-Hadji Diouf, Bolton Wanderers, Striker, 36

The Actim Index is calculated using a unique mathematical formula that rates each player`s contribution be it goals, shots, passes, dribbles, tackles, crosses, saves, clearances, blocks, interceptions, assists, clean sheets, time on the pitch or number of points gained by the team with marks deducted for red and yellow cards.

 

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