City boss up for the accolade for the 10th time in his career
Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale has been nominated for the League Two manager of the month award for January.
The 44-year-old enjoyed his time on the touchline during January. He witnessed his side win all five games, scoring 15 goals and only conceded two. Tis has now been nominated for this prestigious award 10 times during his time with City.
However, he has never managed to receive the honour. Recently, he was included for the December award nomination as he guided the Grecians to three wins and a draw during that month. City began January on the front foot with a thumping 4-0 win over Leyton Orient. This was followed by another dominant away performance against Grimsby Town resulting in a 3-0 victory.
Tisdale’s side managed to score 10 goals in the first three games after another impressive result at home to Colchester United which ended 3-0. With confidence and a good run of form behind them, City travelled to high-flying Portsmouth and grinded out another victory, this time winning 1-0.
They ended the month with a 4-2 win over Wycombe, who had previously been unbeaten in the League since October.
Tis is up against three other managers for the January award including: Grimsby Town’s Marcus Bignot, Mansfield Town’s Steve Evans and Doncaster Rovers Darren Ferguson.
Ferguson is probably Tis’ main rival for the accolade as he is the only other nominee to have picked up a maximum points haul from January’s game.
The winner will be announced at 6am on Friday.