Nuno named Barclays Manager of the Month for June 2020

10 Jul 2020

Wolves' head coach earns prize for the second time after overseeing four wins and a draw in June and early March

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Nuno Espirito Santo has been named the Barclays Manager of the Month for June, winning the award for the second time.

The Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach won the prize after overseeing an unbeaten five-match run either side of the suspension of the season. 

Nuno masterminded four victories in that spell, along with a draw against Brighton & Hove Albion.

This included a 3-2 triumph at Tottenham Hotspur in March and then, after the Premier League's return, three straight wins without conceding a goal.

Teamwork pays off
Nuno and staff MOTM award
Nuno Espirito Santo (top centre) with the Wolves backroom staff, from left: Sean Miller, Tom Male, Matt Wignall (holding award), Matt Perry and Paul Binnall

Keen to highlight the hard work of those around him at Wolves, Nuno paid tribute to the members of staff who paved the way for the team to return to the training ground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic when he was presented with the award.

Nuno, who won the award in September 2018, topped a four-man shortlist also featuring Steve BruceFrank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

The result of the public vote was combined with votes from a panel of football experts to decide the winner.

2019/20 Barclays monthly winners

AugustJurgen Klopp (LIV)
SeptemberJurgen Klopp (LIV)
October: Frank Lampard (CHE)
NovemberJurgen Klopp (LIV)
DecemberJurgen Klopp (LIV)
JanuaryJurgen Klopp (LIV)
FebruarySean Dyche (BUR)
June: Nuno Espirito Santo (WOL)

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