Ange Postecoglou beats Arteta and Guardiola to Manager of the Month award

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Ange Postecoglou beats Arteta and Guardiola to Manager of the Month award

Tottenham head coach Ange Postecoglou has been named the Premier League Manager of the Month for August.

Postecoglou earned this accolade in his first month in the English Premier League for his excellent start to the season.

The former Celtic boss guided the North London club to ten out of twelve possible points following his appointment.

The Australian saw off competition from Mikel Arteta (Arsenal), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), and David Moyes (West Ham) to bag the award.

Pep Guardiola (L) and Mikel Arteta were also in contention for the award. [Photo/Courtesy].

Ange Postecoglou nominated for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award

The 58-year-old Spurs boss has earned a nomination for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award.

His nomination comes on the heels of an impressive season with Celtic, where he secured victory in the Scottish Premiership, Scottish Cup, and Scottish League Cup.

Similarly, Pep Guardiola of Manchester City has also received a nomination for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award in recognition of his role in guiding the club to a historic treble.

Maddison wins Player of the Month to complete Spurs double

Additionally, midfielder James Maddison won the Premier League Player of the Month for August, completing a double honour for Spurs.

The England International made a significant impact at Tottenham since his summer transfer from Leicester.

He provided two assists in his debut match against Brentford, featured in a 2-0 victory over Manchester United, and scored in a 2-0 win against Bournemouth.

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Ange Postecoglou (R) and James Maddison with their Premier League awards for the Month of August. [Photo/Courtesy].

His good form continued into September with a goal in a 5-2 victory against Burnley. Maddison is the first Tottenham player to claim this award since Harry Kane in March 2022.

“It’s a brilliant achievement for him in his first month as a Premier League manager.  I’m sure he’ll say it’s all about the team but he’s been brilliant with all the lads,” Maddison spoke of the awards.

In winning this accolade, Maddison outshone competitors such as Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest), Jarod Bowen (West Ham), Bryan Mbeumo (Brentford), Kaoru Mitoma (Brighton), and Rodri (Manchester City).

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