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Monthly Awards: Phil Brown and Jack Payne up for September awards

7 October 2014

The boss and Jack Payne get rewarded for a fine month

Blues boss Phil Brown and midfielder Jack Payne are in the running for the September Manager of the Month and Player of the Month in Sky Bet League Two.

Brown led his Southend United troops to an unbeaten September after four wins and a draw from five Sky Bet League Two games and is joined by Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth, Bury boss David Flitcroft and Exeter City's Paul Tisdale for the award.

Midfielder Payne has been nominated for the Player of the Month honour after a brilliant month, where he scored twice in the league and grabbed a few assists along the way.

Payne is joined by Wycombe captain Paul Hayes, Northampton Town striker Marc Richards and Luton Town defender Luke Wilkinson.

The winners for both awards will be announced on Friday 10th October.

The judging panel 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.

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