CAIRNEY VOL­LEY IS AWARD WIN­NER

The Football League Paper - - NEWS - By Jake Hall

FUL­HAM’S Tom Cairney, Bolton’s Sammy Ameobi and Steve­nage’s Fraser Franks have landed the Sky Bet EFL Goal of the Month awards for De­cem­ber.

Mid­fielder Cairney re­ceived 54 per cent of the pub­lic vote in the Cham­pi­onship for his left-foot vol­ley in the amaz­ing 4-4 draw at Wolves.

Cairney said: “It was a great mo­ment and a great goal – the best I’ve scored in my ca­reer.”

In League One, Ameobi earned 68 per cent of the votes for his cracker against Gilling­ham.

Ameobi, now back at par­ent club New­cas­tle United, said: “I en­joyed it at Bolton and this goal is cer­tainly one of the mem­o­rable mo­ments which sticks out.”

Franks won in League Two with 48 per cent af­ter his su­perb ef­fort against Don­caster. He said: “I don’t get many with my feet so I’ll take this one!”

PRIZE: Tom Cairney

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