• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Neil, Corrigan and Coughlin rewarded

The Scottish Professional Football League yesterday announced named managers of the month for the lower three division for the first time since its inception in the summer.

Alex Neil, the Hamilton Academical player-manager, Stenhousemuir's Martyn Corrigan and John Coughlin of East Stirlingshire were awarded Championship, League 1 and League 2 manager of the month for August, respectively.

Neil has perhaps been the most impressive of the trio, since his Hamilton side won all six of their matches to lead the Championship, while also knocking Kilmarnock out of the Scottish League Cup. "Part of the reason we have done so well is that the players are good listeners who want to improve," he said. "To do so well was not a total surprise but there is a lot of work still to be done."

Contextual targeting label: 

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.