Wolverhampton Wanderers’ joint top striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has scored yet again – this time being voted the PFA’s Coca-Cola Championship Player of the Month for December.
The 22-year-old takes the Professional Fooballers’ Association award for his goals through December which helped keep Wolves seven points clear at the top of the league and still in the box seat for promotion to the top flight.
Ebanks-Blake, a former Manchester United trainee, who joined Wolves from Plymouth Argyle, admitted he was “delighted” with the award and grateful to all those fans who had voted for him.
He said: “The months seem to be going that quickly that they’re merging into each other but I’m really pleased to have won the award.
“I would like to say thanks to all the fans that voted.
“I’m not sure how many other fans apart from Wolves fans would have voted for me but it’s nice to be recognised in this way.
“When you’re playing against a team you know the opposition fans are going to want their team to win and they pay to back their team.
“But if some of them have voted for me because they appreciate what I’ve done then great.
“Hopefully I can win a few more.”
The Barclays Premier League’s Player of the Month for December went to Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard who hit the net twice in the Reds’ 5-1 victory at Newcastle on December 28 – a win which ensured Rafa Bentiez’s side stayed league leaders going into the New Year.
Fans voted Neill Harris of Millwall as the Player of the Month in League One for his services in guiding his side to third in the table.
The League Two winner was Bradford’s Luke O’Brien.