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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy and striker Martyn Waghorn, nominated for monthly Championship awards

PUBLISHED: 06:10 07 September 2017 | UPDATED: 16:52 07 September 2017

Martyn Waghorn.

Martyn Waghorn.

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Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy and striker Martyn Waghorn, have been shortlisted for the Sky Bet Championhip Manager and Player of the Month awards, respectively.

Mick McCarthy. Mick McCarthy.

McCarthy guided Town to four wins from five league games in August, Ipswich starting the season with four victories and ending the month second in the table.

As for Waghorn, the summer signing from Rangers scored the winner on his debut, in the 2-1 victory at Barnsley.

He then netted twice in the 4-2 victory at Millwall before scoring as Town beat Brentford 2-0, at Portman Road.

Waghorn faces stiff competition from Cardiff’s Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp and Preston’s Darnell Fisher.

McCarthy goes up against Neil Warnock, who has got Cardiff off to a perfect start, Leeds’ Thomas Christiansen and Wolves’ Nuno Santo.

The winners will be announced tomorrow at 6am.

Ipswich Town take on Aston Villa, at Villa Park, in a Championship match tomorrow (3pm ko).

Bartosz Bialkowski expects the return of midfielder Emyr Huws to give Ipswich Town a real boost as the Blues prepare for Saturday’s clash with Aston Villa.

Adam Webster has admitted he feared for his future as injury threatened to disrupt his second season at Ipswich, but now believes he’s finally hitting his stride at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town forward David McGoldrick is expected to be sidelined for a month after today undergoing surgery on a deep cut in his groin.

Ipswich Town head to Aston Villa on Saturday just three days after a 2-2 home draw with Sheffield Wednesday. STUART WATSON looks at the key talking points.

David McGoldrick will require surgery after suffering a deep gash to his groin following an ‘appalling’ tackle by Sheffield Wednesday captain Glenn Loovens.

All the goals and incidents from Ipswich Town’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

Emyr Huws was delighted to end his injury nightmare after returning to the Ipswich Town first team, but was left ‘gutted’ after Sheffield Wednesday escaped Portman Road with a point.

The last two Ipswich Town games have shown just how quickly things can change in football.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy hailed his team following a 2-2 home draw against Sheffield Wednesday tonight which started with a literal kick to the groin and ended with a metaphorical one.

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