Championship double for Dumbarton

Wednesday 11th January 2017

Dumbarton have picked up a Ladbrokes Championship awards double for December after losing just one of their five matches.

Sons boss Stephen Aitken was voted Manager of the Month and defender Mark Docherty was named Player of the Month after helping the Sons move out of the relegation zone.

Dumbarton notched up victories over Queen of the South (2-1), Falkirk (2-1) and Dundee United (1-0), with Docherty scoring the winner against the Tannadice side.

They also drew 4-4 with Ayr United and their only setback was a 2-0 reverse to Hibernian, who they welcome to the Cheaper Insurance Direct Stadium on Saturday.

The Ladbrokes monthly awards are voted for by members of the Scottish media, with a Manager and a Player of the Month selected for each of the four divisions.

List of previous monthly award winners

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