npower Announces Award Winners For August
Released on: September 13, 2011, 11:17 am
npower has announced the winners of the players and managers
awards for the npower Football League in August.
Sheffield Wednesday striker, Ryan Lowe, is the npower League 1 Player of the Month
for August. Lowe netted four league goals and three in the Carling Cup for Bury
before making a deadline day switch to Wednesday.
Sky Sports' Football League expert, Peter Beagrie, sits on the npower Player of the
Month judging panel. He said: "Ryan was the top-scorer in League 2 last season and
he has continued to score goals in a higher division this season."
In the npower Championship, Middlesbrough striker, Marvin Emnes, is the npower
Player of the Month for August. Emnes netted four goals during the month to help
Boro to an unbeaten start and fourth place in the table.
Finally, in the npower League 2, Dagenham & Redbridge defender, Mark Arber, is the
Player of the Month for August. Arber netted the only goal in a 1-0 win over Swindon
Town and helped keep three clean sheets as The Daggers made an impressive start to
their npower League 2 campaign.
As for the managers of the month awards, Milton Keynes Dons manager, Karl Robinson,
is the npower League 1 Manager of the Month for August. Robinson led The Dons to the
top of the table with five wins and a draw from their opening six games.
Former Charlton Athletic boss, Alan Curbishley, chairs the npower Manager of the
Month judging panel. He said: "MK Dons have made a fantastic start to the new
campaign, both in npower League 1 and the Carling Cup.
"Not only has Karl Robinson led his men to the top of the league, they are also top
scorers in the division and winning games in style."
Over in the npower Championship, Brighton & Hove Albion manager, Gus Poyet, is the
Manager of the Month for August. Poyet led The Seagulls to the top of the table with
four wins and a draw from their first five games.
npower’s Head of Sponsorship, Emma Collins, said: "Brighton lit up npower League 1
last season and now they are doing the same in the Championship.
"They have settled easily into their new stadium and performed very well in the
first five games of the new campaign.
"I'd like to congratulate Gus and the team on behalf of npower, and wish them the
best of luck for the rest of the season."
Rotherham United manager, Andy Scott, is the npower League 2 Manager of the Month
for August. Scott led The Millers to second in the table with four wins and a draw
from their opening six games.
The judging panel comprises Sky Sports Football League expert, Peter Beagrie,
Football League head of Communications, John Nagle, BBC Sport's, Mark Clemmit and
npower’s Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins.
npower is the title sponsor of the Test Match Series in England, Women's Test
Series and the Village Cup, with results appearing on the npower cricket website.
npower is the proud sponsor of the npower football league, including The npower Championship,
npower League 1 and npower League 2 commencing July 2010.
npower is an energy supplier to 6.6 million
residential gas and electricity accounts throughout the UK, including business
energy accounts. npower is a market leader in
renewable energy and aims to help customers with their energy efficiency. npower
juice matches green energy primarily from off-shore wind farms for juice customers
at no extra cost.
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