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8 January 2015

Town chase December double of Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month

Mick McCarthy and Daryl Murphy have both been nominated for Sky Bet awards for December. 

Mick is on the shortlist for the Championship's Manager of the Month award for the third time this season. 

He picked up the trophy in September and was among the nominations again in November, with Brentford’s Mark Warburton taking the award.

Mick is joined by Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe,  Slavisa Jokanovic at Watford and Aitor Karanka at Middlesbrough as the candidates for December’s crown. 

Murph is on the shortlist for the Championship's Player of the Month award. 

The Republic of Ireland international is the leading scorer in the division this season with 17 goals, six of them coming last month. 

He faces competition for the award from Harry Arter at Bournemouth, Bradley Johnson at Norwich and Bolton ‘keeper Andy Lonergan.

The winners of both categories will be announced on Sky TV on Friday morning.

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