Tate misses out on award

14 November 2009 12:33
Peter Whittingham completed a Cardiff City Championship awards double in October as the winger has been named the division's player of the month.The 25-year-old scored seven goals in his four games in October as he emulated Bluebirds boss Dave Jones to win the division's top individual gong. [LNB]He beat Leicester's Chris Weale, QPR's Adel Taarabt and Swansea's Alan Tate. [LNB]Norwich's Grant Holt won the League One award while Notts County keeper Kasper Schmeichel won the League Two trophy. [LNB]Whittingham scored in every one of his four games last month, including a hat-trick in Cardiff's 4-3 win at Sheffield United and their double in a 4-1 victory at Watford.[LNB] Holt not only has the goals in his game but his work rate, leadership and attitude are all fantastic overated, overpaid and over here The former England Under-21 international was inspirational in Cardiff's push to second place at the Championship before their south Wales derby defeat at Swansea City. [LNB]Striker Holt scored five goals in as many games as the Canaries - including a double strike double in victories over Bristol Rovers and Stockport County - to catapult Norwich into the play-off places. [LNB]He beat off competition from Millwall's Neil Harris, Southampton's Dean Hammond and Southend's Lee Barnard. [LNB]Danish goalkeeper Schmeichel's performances helped his side remain unbeaten in their six games in October - keeping two clean sheets - as County continue their League Two promotion push. [LNB]The other contenders in League Two were Chesterfield's Drew Talbot, Crewe's Calvin Zola and Rochdale's Chris Dagnall.

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