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Balogun and Smith Rowe nominated for PL2 award

Balogun and Smith Rowe

Folarin Balogun and Emile Smith Rowe have been nominated for August’s Premier League 2 Player of the Month award.

Balogun kickstarted the new campaign with a hat-trick on the opening day of the season, before assisting in our 2-1 win over Brighton and scoring once more in a 2-2 draw with Derby County.

Smith Rowe has also starred for Steve Bould’s side, starting all four of our opening PL2 fixtures and scoring a stunner in our 2-1 win over Brighton at Emirates Stadium.

Other contenders for the award are:

Harry Chapman (Blackburn Rovers)
Billy Gilmour (Chelsea) 
Brandon Williams (Manchester United)
James Garner (Manchester United)
Daniel Kemp (West Ham United)

The winner, chosen by the Premier League Football Development panel, will be announced on Friday, September 13.