Football League First Division Manager of the Month

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The Football League First Division Manager of the Month award was a monthly prize of recognition given to association football managers in the Football League First Division, the second tier of English football from 1992 to 2004. The award was announced in the first week of the following month. From the 2004–05 season onwards, following a rebranding exercise by The Football League, the second tier was known as the Football League Championship, thus the award became the Football League Championship Manager of the Month award.

Winners[edit]

Month Year[nb 1] Nationality Manager Team Ref
September 1996.61996  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [1]
October 1996.71996  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [1]
January 1997.11997  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [2]
March 1997.31997  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [3]
December 1997.91997  England Reid, PeterPeter Reid Sunderland [4]
January 1998.11998  Italy Gradi, DarioDario Gradi Crewe Alexandra [5]
September 1998.61998  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [6]
October 1998.71998  England Aldridge, JohnJohn Aldridge Tranmere Rovers [7]
November 1998.81998  England Francis, GerryGerry Francis Queens Park Rangers [8]
December 1998.91998  England Jewell, PaulPaul Jewell Bradford City [9]
January 1998.11999  England Todd, ColinColin Todd Bolton Wanderers [10]
February 1999.21999  Scotland Burley, GeorgeGeorge Burley Ipswich Town [11]
March 1999.31999  England Reid, PeterPeter Reid Sunderland [12]
August 1999.51999  Scotland Burley, GeorgeGeorge Burley Ipswich Town [13]
September 1999.61999  England Bracewell, PaulPaul Bracewell Fulham [14]
October 1999.71999  England Royle, JoeJoe Royle Manchester City [15]

2000–01[edit]

Month Manager Team Notes
August France Jean Tigana Fulham [16]
September England Graham Taylor Watford [17]
October England Graham Taylor Watford [18]
November England Gary Megson West Bromwich Albion [19]
December Scotland Lou Macari Huddersfield Town [20]
January England Sam Allardyce Bolton Wanderers [21]
February England Trevor Francis Birmingham City [22]
March Wales Peter Shreeves Sheffield Wednesday [23]
April Scotland Graeme Souness Blackburn Rovers [24]

2001–02[edit]

Month Manager Team Notes
August England Lennie Lawrence Grimsby Town [25]
September England Dave Jones Wolverhampton Wanderers [26]
October Sweden Roland Nilsson Coventry City [27]
November England Stan Ternent Burnley [28]
December England Steve Parkin Barnsley [29]
January England Alan Pardew Reading [30]
February England Dave Jones Wolverhampton Wanderers [31]
March England Gary Megson West Bromwich Albion [32]

2002–03[edit]

Month Manager Team Notes
August England Harry Redknapp Portsmouth [33]
September England Micky Adams Leicester City [34]
October England Ray Lewington Watford [35]
November England Alan Pardew Reading [36]
December Scotland Gary McAllister Coventry City [37]
January England Neil Warnock Sheffield United [38]
February England Alan Pardew Reading [39]
March England Joe Royle Ipswich Town [40]
April Scotland Mark McGhee Millwall [41]

2003–04[edit]

Month Manager Team Notes
August England Gary Megson West Bromwich Albion [42]
September Northern Ireland Nigel Worthington Norwich City [43]
October England Joe Royle Ipswich Town [44]
November England Neil Warnock Sheffield United [45]
December Northern Ireland Nigel Worthington Norwich City [46]
January Northern Ireland Iain Dowie Crystal Palace [47]
February England Dennis Wise Millwall [48]
March Republic of Ireland Mick McCarthy Sunderland [49]
April Northern Ireland Nigel Worthington Norwich City [50]
For results from 2004–05 onwards, see Football League Championship Manager of the Month

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Each year in the table is linked to the corresponding football season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sharrock, Gordon (1 November 1996). "Top men". Bolton Evening News. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Branagan bids for Wanderers return". Bolton Evening News. 14 February 1997. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Soccer: Bolton back in big time ROUND-UP". The Sunday Telegraph. HighBeam Research. 6 April 1997. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Richer Reid". Sunday Mirror (FindArticles). 11 January 1998. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Clarets notes". Lancashire Evening Telegraph. 7 February 1998. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "OPINION: Well done!". Bolton Evening News. 1 October 1998. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
  7. ^ "Manager of the Month Aldo tells of his Irish dream ...". Wirral Globe. 11 November 1998. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
  8. ^ Brown, Geoff (6 December 1998). "Football: Sheron persistence rewarded". The Independent (London). Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
  9. ^ "Paul Jewell - Full Biography". Derby County F.C. 28 November 2007. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
  10. ^ "Sporting Digest: Football". London: The Independent. 23 October 2010. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Soccer: Ipswich's ton-up boy". Evening Gazette. 7 March 1999. Retrieved 20 October 2010. 
  12. ^ Peirson, Mark (3 April 1999). "Football: Nationwide Preview: Reid wary of award `jinx'". The Independent (London). Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  13. ^ "Lederhosen, calf muscles and sweet soul music". The Fiver (London: Guardian News & Media). 1 September 1999. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  14. ^ "Nou Camp, Little scamp, and Slightly damp". The Fiver (London: Guardian News & Media). 30 September 1999. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  15. ^ "Drive a car, Write a book, and Talk to yourself". The Fiver (London: Guardian News & Media). 1 November 1999. Retrieved 31 October 2009. 
  16. ^ "Manager of the Month: August 2000". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  17. ^ Clifford, Nick (13 October 2000). "Taylor calls for changes within FA". The Daily Telegraph (London). Retrieved 20 October 2010. 
  18. ^ "Manager of the Month: October 2000". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  19. ^ "Manager of the Month: November 2000". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  20. ^ "Manager of the Month: December 2000". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  21. ^ "Manager of the Month: January 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  22. ^ "Manager of the Month: February 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  23. ^ "Manager of the Month: March 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  24. ^ "Manager of the Month: April 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  25. ^ "Manager of the Month: August 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  26. ^ "Manager of the Month: September 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  27. ^ "Manager of the Month: October 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  28. ^ "Manager of the Month: November 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  29. ^ "Manager of the Month: December 2001". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  30. ^ "Manager of the Month: January 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  31. ^ "Manager of the Month: February 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  32. ^ "Manager of the Month: March 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 6 July 2009. 
  33. ^ "Manager of the Month: August 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  34. ^ "Manager of the Month: September 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  35. ^ "Manager of the Month: October 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  36. ^ "Manager of the Month: November 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  37. ^ "Manager of the Month: December 2002". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  38. ^ "Manager of the Month: January 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  39. ^ "Manager of the Month: February 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  40. ^ "Manager of the Month: March 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  41. ^ "Manager of the Month: April 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  42. ^ "Manager of the Month: August 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  43. ^ "Manager of the Month: September 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  44. ^ "Manager of the Month: October 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  45. ^ "Manager of the Month: November 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  46. ^ "Manager of the Month: December 2003". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  47. ^ "Manager of the Month: January 2004". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  48. ^ "Manager of the Month: February 2004". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  49. ^ "Manager of the Month: March 2004". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  50. ^ "Manager of the Month: April 2004". League Managers Association. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 

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