Vokes wins player of the month following West Ham result
The last game of October saw Burnley go out of the Capital One Cup at the hands of West Ham. It was a game that saw the defenders grab the top places but not enough to prevent Sam Vokes from again being the player of the month. October Player of the Month Sam Vokes
Left back Ben Mee won the man of the match. he secured 31.3% of the vote, ahead of central defender Jason Shackell who took second place with a 21.7% share. Right back Kieran Trippier came third with 12.1% of the vote with 9.6% taking fourth place for Keith Treacy whose evening came to a slightly early end with the red card.
The top two places were reverses in the play ratings. Shackell headed it with a rating of 8.17 out of 10 with Mee in second place; his rating was 7.52 which was just ahead of Sam Vokes whose 7.43 won him third place. The fourth place in the player ratings, with 7.38 out of 10, went to Trippier.
Both Mee and Shackell have won eight points towards the Clarets Mad Player of the Year. Tripper collected three points and there were two for Vokes and one for Treacy.
This game was the last in October with Vokes just beating Shackell as the Clarets Mad Player of the Month. It's the second successive month that Vokes has come out on top. He scored 21 points from the five games in October; that was one more than Shackell and three more than David Jones who missed the West Ham game through suspension.
Vokes might well have been the player of the month but the player of the year table still sees Shackell in pole position. He's ten points ahead of Vokes and a further seven points in front of Danny Ings.
Voting is currently underway for the October Goal of the Month. As always you can vote via the front page of the site or on the VOTING POLLS page.
The result of the West Ham game is below with the October Player of the Month Table and the current Clarets Mad Player of the Year Table.
MAN OF THE MATCH
31.3% - Ben Mee21.7% - Jason Shackell12.1% - Kieran Trippier9.6% - Keith Treacy7.8% - Brian Stock6.4% - Sam Vokes3.2% - Tom Heaton2.1% - David Edgar, Danny Ings & Junior Stanislas1.8% - Kevin Long
8.17 - Jason Shackell7.52 - Ben Mee7.43 - Sam Vokes7.38 - Kieran Trippier7.12 - Tom Heaton7.07 - Kevin Long6.76 - Keith Treacy6.57 - Junior Stanislas6.36 - Brian Stock6.17 - Danny Ings6.14 - David Edgar
CLARETS MAD OCTOBER PLAYER OF THE MONTH
21: Sam Vokes20: Jason Shackell18: David Jones10: Danny Ings9: Scott Arfield & Kieran Trippier8: Michael Duff & Ben Mee5: Michael Kightly2: Dean Marney1: Keith Treacy
CLARETS MAD PLAYER OF THE YEAR TABLE
70: Jason Shackell60: Sam Vokes53: Danny Ings39: David Jones & Kieran Trippier24: Scott Arfield & Tom Heaton22: Keith Treacy15: Michael Duff12: Ben Mee8: Alex Cisak5: Michael Kightly & Junior Stanislas4: Dean Marney3: Kevin Long
Source: Clarets Mad
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