Oxford United boss and skipper nominated for monthly awards

Banbury Cake: Chris Wilder guided Oxford United to three successive wins last month Chris Wilder guided Oxford United to three successive wins last month

CHRIS Wilder and Jake Wright have been shortlisted for npower League Two awards for August.

The Oxford United boss is in the running for the manager of the month prize after leading his side to the top of the table with victories against Bristol Rovers, Southend United and Plymouth Argyle in the opening three games of the season.

He is up against Martin Allen, whose Gillingham side also took maximum points in August, and Paul Tisdale of Exeter City.

Wright has been nominated for the player of the month award, alongside Gillingham's Myles Weston and Ian Dunbavin from Accrington Stanley.

The winners will be announced on Friday morning.

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11:23am Tue 11 Sep 12

DuberryandBeanofan says...

This prize means nothing if we then lose 3 on the trot. "COME ON YOU YELLOWS"
This prize means nothing if we then lose 3 on the trot. "COME ON YOU YELLOWS" DuberryandBeanofan
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7:43pm Tue 11 Sep 12

Joe1 says...

Not more prizes for failure. Won 3 & lost 3. The defence was a shambles in the last 2 games.
Wake up & smell the coffee!!!!

"COME ON YOY YELLOWS"
Not more prizes for failure. Won 3 & lost 3. The defence was a shambles in the last 2 games. Wake up & smell the coffee!!!! "COME ON YOY YELLOWS" Joe1
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