Simon Grayson has been voted October's Manager Of The MonthPreston North End manager Simon Grayson has won the League One manager of the year award for October. Grayson guided North End to six wins in the month to finish above Crewe boss Steve Davis, Shaun Derry (Notts County) and Lee Johnson (Oldham).
Oldham's Jon Forte was voted October player of the month for League One.
Sky Bet Championship
Manager — Eddie Howe, AFC Bournemouth
Player — Callum Wilson, AFC Bournemouth
Sky Bet League 1
Manager — Simon Grayson, Preston North End FC
Player — Jonathan Forte, Oldham Athletic FC
Sky Bet League 2
Manager — John Still, Luton Town FC
Player — Mark Cullen, Luton Town FC
The judging panel for the Sky Bet Manager of the Month is chaired by former Norwich City manager Chris Hughton; with Sky Sports’ Football League expert Don Goodman; Football League Chief Operating Officer Andy Williamson; League Managers’ Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Football Trading Manager Paul Lowery.
The judging panel for the Sky Bet Player of the Month 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.