After a fantastic start to his management career, Gareth Ainsworth has received the recognition he deserves by being nominated for the npower League 2 manager of the month award for December.
Starting the month in 21st and one point from safety, 10 points from a possible 15 ensured Ainsworth’s men finished 2012 in 17th position and 10 points clear of the bottom two.
Aside from a defeat to high-flying Cheltenham Town on Boxing Day, Ainsworth’s men have shown their class with three wins and a draw including two superb away successes at Accrington Stanley and Plymouth Argyle.
Gaz faces competition from Gary Rowett of Burton Albion, who also took 10 points from a possible 15, and Chris Wilder of Oxford United, who won two and drew two of their four league games in December.
The winner will be announced around 10am on Friday morning.