Seanie Maguire rewarded for stellar form with Championship Player of the Month nomination
An excellent few weeks for Sean Maguire have been capped off with a nomination for Sky Bet Championship player of month for March.
The Ireland international bagged five goals for his club last month as Preston continued their late-season push for promotion.
Having been out of action since November through injury, the former Dundalk and Cork marksman returned to the pitch in early March to score a brace in a 3-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers.
Following three more goals in as many games, Maguire was rewarded for his fine form by Martin O’Neill, who handed him his first international start in the recent friendly in Turkey.
The other names on the shortlist are Middlesbrough’s Patrick Bamford, Millwall’s Shaun Hutchinson and Fulham’s on-loan forward Aleksandar Mitrovic.