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Monthly Awards

Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month nominations - August

3 September 2015

The nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month award for August.

Ryan Fraser (Ipswich Town)
Fraser has made an instant impact at Portman Road, thrilling the Ipswich fans with his natural desire to use his pace and take on defenders. He scored twice, including a wonderful curled winner at Preston North End, and set up three other goals.

Stephen Gleeson (Birmingham City)
After a difficult beginning to his Birmingham career, Gleeson is performing at his best, orchestrating play from central midfield with his wide range of passing, and he advanced forward to score technically beautiful goals against Derby County and Milton Keynes Dons.

Michael Keane (Burnley)
The ball-playing young defender came of age in August. Thrust into a regular starting role, Keane's reading of the game has impressed in a solid back line, while his three headed goals accounted for half his team’s tally in the month.

Kazenga LuaLua (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Often seen as an impact player, the mercurial winger emerged from the summer break fit and hungry, demanding the ball and tormenting defenders at will. His three goals in August included winners against Nottingham Forest and Blackburn Rovers.

The winners will be announced on Friday.

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