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Danny Wilson pips Joe Dunne to manager’s award

PUBLISHED: 11:44 16 November 2012 | UPDATED: 11:46 16 November 2012

Joe Dunne, who has missed out on the manager of the month award for October

Joe Dunne, who has missed out on the manager of the month award for October

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COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne has been pipped at the post in the running for the League One manager of the month award.

Despite guiding his U’s side out of the relegation zone, and into mid-table, with four wins out of six league games in his first full month at the helm, Dunne has been overlooked for the October accolade.

Dunne was named on a short-list of three, but instead Sheffield United boss Danny Wilson has won the award. The Blades scooped 16 points out of a possible 18 in October.

Likewise, U’s midfielder Craig Eastmond, who was on the short-list of three for the League One player-of-the-month award, has also missed out.

Instead, Sheffield United keeper George Long has got the nod.

However, ex-U’s winger Ashley Vincent, who left over the summer to join Port Vale, has been named League Two player-of-the-month, while ex-U’s defender Mark Yates has won the manager-of-the-month title in the same division, for his inspired last few weeks at high-flying Cheltenham

Ipswich Town take on Bolton Wanderers in a Championship match at The Macron Stadium this afternoon (3pm). STUART WATSON previews the action.

Ipswich Town head to Bolton Wanderers looking to record back-to-back victories for the first time since the start of December (ko 3pm).

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy could come up against one of his former captains when the Blues take on Bolton this afternoon.

We have assembled a group of Town fans to predict the outcome of Ipswich games and have their say on what’s going on at Portman Road.

Dominic Iorfa knows the best way to respond to criticism from the stands is by proving his worth to the Ipswich Town supporters on the pitch.

Ipswich Town have confirmed the signing of midfielder Stephen Gleeson on a free transfer from Championship rivals Birmingham City.

Mike Bacon takes at look at how the Video Assistant Referee is working in football as asks, is there too much technology in the game now?

Ipswich Town have signed defender Cameron Carter-Vickers on loan from Tottenham until the end of the season.

In this week’s nostalgia we take a look back to December 2012, when Dougie Freedman suffered his first defeat as Bolton manager as Michael Chopra grabbed a last-minute winner for Ipswich at the Reebok Stadium.

Ipswich Town take on Bolton Wanderers in a Championship game at The Macron Stadium tomorrow. STUART WATSON previews the action.

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