Wanderers given recognition for December’s fine form
versatility by moving from centre-back to full-back during December and formed a dynamic partnership with Michael Harriman on the right. Positionally sound and calm in possession, he found time to head the winner over Oxford United.”
Ainsworth (right), meanwhile, is battling Plymouth’s Derek Adams, Bristol Rovers’ Darrell Clarke and Cambridge United’s Shaun Derry.
His nomination read: “Has perfected the art of staying patient when results dip. Halted a mini-slide by leading his side to three wins over the festive period, giving them 10 points from five games and the impetus to move back into the promotion places.”
The winners will be announced at 6am on Friday (tomorrow).