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Doyle nominated for award

2 April 2014

Skipper Michael Doyle has been nominated for the Sky Bet League One Player of the Month award for March.

The Blades captain scored at the weekend, but his selection has come following a number of impressive performances protecting United's back four.

Daily Mail's Football League correspondent, Ivan Speck, commented on Doyle's nomination: "The United captain provided an almost impregnable shield to a defence which kept six clean sheets during March. He protected the back four with numerous blocks and tackles, and was outstanding at Preston North End and Crawley Town."

Notts County striker Ronan Murray, Rotherham United loanee James Tavernier and Coventry City's Callum Wilson are the other nominations.

The winner will be announced on Friday (4th April).

The judging panel comprises Sky Sports' Football League expert Don Goodman; Football League Head of Communications John Nagle; League Managers' Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Head of Football Paul Wiggins

Sky Bet is the title sponsor of The Football League. The sponsorship includes a revenue share deal with all 72 member clubs.

The revenue share generates money, paid to every club, based on the revenue generated by their fans that sign up and bet with Sky Bet.

Through this ongoing arrangement, Sky Bet is able to add another income stream to every club in The Sky Bet Football League.

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