Friday, 4 November 2016


Arsene Wenger, Antonio Conte, Jurgen Klopp, Mark Hughes all Battle For Barclays October Award.

After securing a draw with Manchester united in their first game of the month of October, Stoke City manager, Mark Hughes is among the nominees for the Barclays Manager of the month award for October.
the 53-year-old last won the award in October 2007 with Manchester city, followed up with three successive Premier League victories to earn a place on the four-man shortlist.

Chelsea's head coach, Antonio Conte is the only first timer nominee appearance after his side managed four successive wins in the month. He joins Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool, and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal.

The Barclays Manager of the month award is decided by a combination of votes by the public on and a panel of football experts. The public vote will count 10% of the total.
The vote will close at 23:59 GMT on Monday 7 November with the winner announced on Friday 18 November, after the international break.

The October Manager Of The Month Shortlist Performance Breakdown In Summary

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Stoke City begins the October month campaign with an away shared points with Manchester United and a three successive victories that lifted them to 12th position on table standings.
Hughes brings out the best from Joe Allen by deploying the Welshman in a No.10 role, and has coaxed goals from Wilfried Bony and Shored up a defence which conceded just twice in the four fixtures.
Man Utd 1-1 Stoke City; Stoke 2-0 Sunderland; Hull City 0-2 Stoke; Stoke 3-1 Swansea.

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Liverpool's Manager Jurgen Klopp win the previous award and now he is in line for back-to-back award winning after his side secured three victories in October.
Liverpool's good form have entertained fans and neutrals alike, only goal difference divides them from the Premier League leaders.
Swansea 1-2 Liverpool; Liverpool 0-0 Man Utd; Liverpool 2-1 Westbrom; Crystal Palace 2-4 Liverpool.

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Arsenal managed 10 points from a possible 12 in October. The free scoring form of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, The Gunners produced eight goals, kept two clean sheets and extend their unbeaten run to nine Premier League matches.
Wenger has lead the Gunners to a joint point with City at the top of the table and just goal difference to end the October fixture.
Burnley 0-1 Arsenal; Arsenal 3-2 Swansea; Arsenal 0-0 Middlesbrough; Sunderland 1-4 Arsenal.

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After just one point in September, Chelsea recovered in style from back-to-back defeats by Liverpool and Arsenal with four wins in a row in October. Conte switch to a formation of three at the back and reward for him as they conceeded no goals in all four matches and scored 11. The 4-0 win over Manchester United helped to lift Chelsea to within a point of the top by the end of October.



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