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Town star nominated for October player of the month award - here’s who he’s up against

11 November, 2020 - 06:00
Gwion Edwards, right, has been nominated for League One player of the month Picture: STEVE WALLER

Gwion Edwards, right, has been nominated for League One player of the month Picture: STEVE WALLER

Ipswich Town winger Gwion Edwards has been nominated for October’s League One player of the month award.

Gwion Edwards pictured during the warm-ups against Portsmouth in the FA Cup Picture: Ross HallsGwion Edwards pictured during the warm-ups against Portsmouth in the FA Cup Picture: Ross Halls

Edwards has been a real highlight of Town’s season so far, running at defenders, carving out chances and, most importantly, scoring goals.

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He netted three times in October for the Blues - twice in the 4-1 thumping of Blackpool at the seaside, and again in the following game, a 2-0 win over Accrington Stanley at Portman Road.

Edwards is Town’s leading scorer so far this season, with five goals in 11 league games. He’s also added three assists.

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Up against him in the player of the month running are Charlton’s Ben Amos, Peterborough’s Siriki Dembele and Portsmouth’s Marcus Harness.

Strikers Dembele and Harness both bagged five goals and a couple of assists in October, while keeper Amos kept a clean sheet in six games last month.


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