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Player of the Month - October Nominations

6 November 2014

The October nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are:

Michail Antonio (Nottingham Forest) – winger
While other Forest players dipped, Antonio maintained his superb form in October, making telling contributions in every game with three goals, most notably his two at Watford – a powerful individual run and a back post header.

David Forde (Millwall) – goalkeeper 
Kept three clean sheets in a unbeaten month for Millwall which included away games at Derby County and Wigan Athletic. He also pulled off an outstanding double save against Cardiff City, as well as organising an ever-changing defence in front of him.

Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) – midfielder
Scored in each of his four October games – an impressive return for a wide midfielder. His free-kick in the 3-3 draw at Millwall was the highlight, while his skilful driving runs helped create chances for others.

Callum Wilson (AFC Bournemouth) - striker
Five goals in four games for the dynamic forward who has made a seamless step up from League 1. As impressive as his finishing prowess is the ability to score important goals, including both when down to 10 men in the win at Bolton Wanderers.


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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