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Sky Bet League One Player of the Month nominations - August 2016

7 September 2016

The nominations for the Sky Bet League One Player of the Month award for August 2016.

Steve Morison (Millwall)

The silver-haired striker showed no signs of slowing down in August, using his strength and leading by hard-working example. In addition to four goals in five games, he also notched two assists.

Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United)

Re-joining former manager Graham Alexander has given 24-year-old Morris a new lease of life. He used his position on the left as a base to move forward. In addition to two assists, his five goals included a sumptuous free-kick against Port Vale.

Nathan Smith (Port Vale)

The 20-year-old graduate of the Port Vale youth system has shown determination and grit beyond his years in a defence which conceded just two goals in five games. He also found time to head a late winner over Rochdale.

Jay Spearing (Bolton Wanderers)

Captaincy suits Jay Spearing. The heartbeat of a Bolton side that has replaced the despair of relegation with optimism for the new season. He displayed superb technique for the winner over Sheffield United and a pinpoint free-kick at Bristol Rovers.

The winner will be announced on Friday.

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