6th Dec, 2016

In-form Jacob Murphy wins PFA Player of the Month for League One

Steve Carpenter 8th Dec, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

ATTACKING midfielder Jacob Murphy is celebrating after being named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Fans’ League One Player of the Month for November.

The 20-year-old has been in lethal form for the Sky Blues in recent weeks having impressed in a new role behind striker Adam Armstrong.

Murphy bagged a hat-trick to help Tony Mowbray’s side beat Gillingham 4-1 in a top-of-the-table clash at the Ricoh Arena and he also bagged an important brace in the 3-1 win at Colchester United, as well as scoring against Northampton in the FA Cup.

After winning the award, Murphy tweeted: “Thrilled to have won @PFA fans player of the month! Thankyou all who voted! Means a lot! Thanks for the kind messages also!! #FPOTM.”