QPR boss McClaren nominated for manager of month award

Queens Park Rangers boss Steve McClaren (pic: Ray Lawrence/TGS Photo)

Queens Park Rangers boss Steve McClaren (pic: Ray Lawrence/TGS Photo) - Credit: Ray Lawrence/TGS Photo

Rs boss recognised for guiding team to unbeaten month

Queens Park Rangers boss Steve McClaren has been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship manager of the month award for October.

The former England boss has been recognised for his efforts in leading the Rs to an unbeaten month in the league.

During October, QPR recorded wins over Reading, Ipswich Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa, while their other game saw them draw at home to Frank Lampard’s Derby County as the Loftus Road took 13 points from a possible 15.

The month also saw McClaren’s men impress defensively as they conceded just once in those five matches.

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That run of form lifted the Rs from the lower reaches of the table to within touching distance of the top six.

Also nominated for the October award were Lampard, Birmingham City boss Garry Monk and Millwall manager Neil Harris.

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