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Electrifying Vincent-Young on player of the month shortlist

Kane Vincent-Young has been nominated for League One player of the month. Photo: Steve Waller

Kane Vincent-Young has been nominated for League One player of the month. Photo: Steve Waller

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Electrifying Ipswich Town full-back Kane Vincent Young has been nominated for September’s Sky Bet player of the month award.

Kane Vincent-Young has been superb for Ipswich since arriving from Colchester. Picture: ROSS HALLSKane Vincent-Young has been superb for Ipswich since arriving from Colchester. Picture: ROSS HALLS

The 23-year-old, signed from Colchester United for £500,000 towards the end of the summer transfer window, has been a revelation at Portman Road, where he's made the right-back spot his own.

As well as forming part of a rock solid backline which conceded just one goal in four league games last month, he also netted in spectacular fashion twice.

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The first saw him head home the winner in the 1-0 triumph at Gillingham, capping a fine 25-pass move, while he took matters into his own hands against Tranmere, embarking on a marauding step-over-laden run which he finished with aplomb.

Vincent-Young faces Bristol Rovers striker Jonson Clarke-Harris, Peterborough hitman Mo Eisa and Oxford midfielder James Henry in the battle for the award, the winner of which will be announced on Friday.

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Clarke-Harris scored five in five last month, while Eisa plundered four in four and Henry bagged five strikes in a goal-crazy month for Oxford.


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