Lee Bowyer and Jason Pearce nominated for Sky Bet Manager and Player of the Month awards

Lee Bowyer and Jason Pearce have been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards for June.

With the Addicks returning to action last month following the three-month lay-off due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Bowyer led his side to victories over Hull City and Queens Park Rangers as well as a draw away at Cardiff City, securing seven points from nine and three clean sheets along the way.

It is the seventh time Bowyer has been nominated for Sky Bet's monthly managerial award during his time as Charlton boss.

Meanwhile, Pearce has been put forward due to his stellar performances during his side's three games in June.

The lynchpin of the Addicks' defence, he scored the vital winner at Hull City in the first game after the restart and played a key part towards the three clean sheets kept in June.

The skipper goes up against Swansea City's Rhian Brewster, Derby County's Louie Sibley and Luton Town's Simon Sluga for the Player of the Month award, while Bowyer's competition for the Manager of the Month award are Paul Cook of Wigan Athletic, Thomas Frank of Brentford and Neil Harris of Cardiff City.

The judging panel comprises former Barnsley manager Danny Wilson, Sky Sports’ EFL expert Don Goodman, EFL Communications Director Mark Rowan and Sky Bet EFL trader Ivor Davies with winners announced on Friday morning.

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