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Captain Clarke Nominated For February League One Player Of The Month

8 March 2017

Club captain Peter Clarke has been nominated for the Sky Bet League One Player of the Month award.

During the first game of February, the defender scored a last-minute winner away at Chesterfield to give 10 man Latics a vital three points.

park when Coventry were the visitors. He was first to react and bundle home a goalkeeping error to make it 2-1 in front of the Jimmy Frizzel stand. SportsDirect.comHe was also on the scoresheet at the

Against Millwall, the skipper also showed his talents in the Blue’s own box when he made a heart-stopping goal line clearance just before Connor Ripley saved two penalties to secure a hard earned point against the Lions.

He also managed to rack up four clean sheets in seven games in February, making sure the defence was solid, conceding just four goals all month.

Clarke praised the efforts of the whole team in February: “It’s lovely to be nominated for this personal accolade and it would be great to win but at the same time, it’s not just down to me, it’s a collective effort.

“I would prefer us to get the points on the board to maintain our status in the division, but again, it’s nice to be nominated.” 

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