Date: 3rd September 2014 at 8:51pm
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The August nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are:

Michail Antonio (Nottingham Forest) – winger
The Forest fans fell in love immediately with their new signing as he rang in the new season with three assists and three goals – two in the 4-0 win over Reading. Brought a direct running style which had been missing at Forest.

Tom Cairney (Blackburn Rovers) – midfielder
Switches between right and central midfield. His distribution and cool creativity impressed centrally, while the wing gave him more freedom to go forward. Scored two stunners from distance, including a sumptuous volley against Norwich City.

Alan Dunne (Millwall) – central defender
Manager Ian Holloway moved him from full-back at the end of last season. The club captain has revelled in the central role, reading play and organising team-mates. Largely responsible for Millwall’s new-found solidity.

Igor Vetokele (Charlton Athletic) – striker
Five goals in as many games for the livewire Angola striker who offers Charlton a threat in behind defences. His finishing power was exemplified by both a low 20-yarder and a mazy run for his two goals at Brighton & Hove Albion.