Lee Clark has been nominated for the Sky Bet Manager of the month for February
Lee Clark arrived at Gigg Lane on Wednesday 15 February to become the clubs 39th first team manager, his pedigree and record surprised many in and around Gigg Lane and following three straight wins in his first three games, his arrival has brought acclaim with a nominated for Manager of the Month for February from League Sponsors Sky Bet. The full list of nominations are shown below:-
Michael Appleton (Oxford United)
Four wins from five February games for Appleton’s side as they continued their climb towards the play-off places. He is beginning to recreate the late season momentum and fluency which earned Oxford promotion last term.
Lee Clark (Bury)
Impacts do not come much stronger than this. Since arriving mid-month, Clark oversaw a perfect three wins from his first three games at Bury, beating relegation rivals Chesterfield and Coventry to move out of the bottom four.
Neil Harris (Millwall)
The former striker has put in place a defensive system at The Den which took Millwall through February unbeaten, collecting 15 points from seven games, and unbreached at the back - no goals conceded in 630 minutes of football.
John Sheridan (Oldham Athletic)
The miracle worker is back. Twelve months on from his nomination for inspiring Oldham’s revival which culminated in them escaping relegation, Sheridan has done it again - 14 points from seven games lifted Oldham out of the drop zone.
Winners will be announced on Friday 10 March.
The judging panel comprises former Ipswich Town manager George Burley, Sky Sports’ EFL League expert Don Goodman; EFL Marketing Director Drew Barrand, League Managers’ Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Football Trading Manager Paul Lowery