The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are:
Rudy Gestede (Blackburn Rovers) - striker
Five goals in five games - three of them headers - for the Benin international. His link-up play and work-rate were impressive but it was his prowess in the air, especially his header against Brighton & Hove Albion, which made Gestede unplayable.
Andre Gray (Brentford) - striker
His period of adjustment from Conference football last season is over. Gray’s predatory instincts are now on full show in the Sky Bet Championship with five goals in as many games, notably his curving run and clinical finish in the 4-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Alex Mowatt (Leeds United) – midfielder
Three stunning goals, two assists and a driving force in the Leeds midfield, the elegant 19-year-old was central to the Elland Road revival. Judging by his two sweetly-struck efforts against Charlton Athletic, Mowatt doesn’t score ordinary goals.
Darren Randolph (Birmingham City) - goalkeeper
Three clean sheets in five games and just two goals conceded was a remarkable recovery from the 8-0 defeat by Bournemouth. Naturally calm, his shot-stopping against Wolverhampton Wanderers, Watford, Cardiff City and Nottingham Forest took the breath away.
ALL WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 5 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 Football Trading Manager Paul Lowery.
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