Westley nominated for Manager of the Month award

Stevenage manager Graham Westley. Photo: Kevin Coleman

Stevenage manager Graham Westley. Photo: Kevin Coleman - Credit: Kevin Coleman

Boro boss praised for leading club to three wins in five matches

Stevenage boss Graham Westley has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet League 1 Manager of the Month award for October.

Westley guided Boro to three wins from five league matches last month and has been named on a shortlist that also includes Wolves’ Kenny Jackett, Coventry City’s Steven Pressley and Leyton Orient’s Russell Slade.

The judging panel comprises former Charlton Athletic manager Alan Curbishley, Sky Sports Football League expert Don Goodman, Football League chief operating officer Andy Williamson, League Managers’ director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet head of football Paul Wiggins.

The winner will be announced on Friday.

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