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Michael Flynn Nominated for League Two Manager of the Month

Mike Flynn makes shortlist for Sky Bet League Two Manager of the Month

2 October 2018

Manager Michael Flynn joins Dino Maamria (Stevenage), Ryan Lowe (Bury), and Danny Cowley (Lincoln City) in Sky Bet League Two Manager of the Month shortlist.

The Sky Bet Manager of the Month awards are decided upon by a judging panel which comprises of former Ipswich Town manager George Burley, Sky Sports’ EFL League expert Don Goodman; EFL Marketing Director Drew Barrand, League Managers’ Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet EFL Trader Mikey Mumford.

This esteemed panel have created their shortlist and the winner will be announced on Friday 5th October 2018.

The Nominees....

Mike Flynn (Newport County AFC)

Built on impeccable away form with wins at Port Vale, Oldham and Tranmere, Flynn guided County into second place with 12 points from a possible 15. The belief he has instilled was evident in a 4-2 win over Cambridge, from 2-0 down.


Danny Cowley (Lincoln City)

Another month, another nomination for last month’s winner Cowley whose Lincoln side opened up a three-point gap at the head of Sky Bet League Two winning four of their five games. Most impressive among them was a comfortable 3-0 win at then second-placed Exeter.


Ryan Lowe (Bury)

If last season was a managerial baptism of fire for Lowe fighting relegation, a first pre-season of preparation demonstrated his aptitude for the job. Having settled his line-up, four wins from five games followed in September.


Dino Maamria (Stevenage)

Ever so quietly, Stevenage moved into the promotion picture under Maamria’s shrewd guidance. Ten points from five games did the trick, as did a tight defence which underpinned 1-0 victories over Macclesfield, Grimsby and Carlisle.

Find out who wins on Friday

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