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Player of the Month

5 February 2014

January nominations

The January nominations for the

Sky Bet League 1

Player of the Month Award are:

 

Nicky Ajose (Peterborough United) - striker

Five goals in as many January games for the young forward on his return to the club. His sharpness around the box brought him a hat-trick in the 4-3 win over against Notts County which included a superb swerving 25-yarder.

 

Scott Cuthbert (Leyton Orient) - central defender

Commanding in the air and strong in the tackle, the club captain was forced to cover at right-back. He adapted smoothly and proved a threat in the air from set pieces with goals in the wins over Shrewsbury Town and Carlisle United.

 

James Tavernier (Rotherham United) – full-back

The on-loan defender proved his versatility at both right-back and left-back. Nimble and solid defensively, he breaks forward quickly at every opportunity. He set up two goals in the 3-0 win at Shrewsbury Town, scoring the other himself.

 

Marcello Trotta (Brentford) - striker

Has shown remarkable character after his final-day penalty miss last season. With three goals (including a penalty) and two assists, he was equally impressive for his all-round contribution as well as closing down from the front.

 

ALL WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7 2014

 

The judging panel comprises Sky Sports Football League expert Don Goodman; Football League Head of Communications John Nagle; League Managers’ Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Head of Football Paul Wiggins

 

Sky Bet are Title Sponsor of The Football League. The sponsorship includes a Revenue Share deal with all 72 member clubs.

 

The Revenue Share generates money, paid to every club, based on the revenue generated by their fans that sign up and bet with Sky Bet.

 

Through this ongoing arrangement, Sky Bet are able to add another income stream to every club in The Sky Bet Football League.

 

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