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Shrewsbury boss Paul Hurst lands LMA League One manager of the season award

By Lewis Cox | Shrewsbury Town FC | Published:

Shrewsbury boss Paul Hurst has landed yet another accolade after last night being awarded the League Managers Association manager of the season for League One.

Paul Hurst

The title goes alongside his EFL League One manager of the season gong after Hurst managed to guide relegation candidates Town to the third tier play-off final.

The LMA event, at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, also saw Pep Guardiola claim the major award, the overall manager of the season.

England chief Gareth Southgate was present. Sam Allardyce was honoured as part of the '1000 club' and entered in the Hall of Fame, while former Shrewsbury boss Paul Simpson, in charge of the England under-20s, won a special achievement award.

Paul Hurst is handed his award by Alex McLeish

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo was awarded Championship manager of the season after winning the title while John Coleman, of Accrington Stanley, won the League Two award.

Hurst led Shrewsbury to an incredible total of 87 points in League One. His side spent much of the season fighting in the top two with Wigan and Blackburn Rovers for automatic promotion.

Town head to Wembley later this month for a second time this season after defeat in the Checkatrade Trophy final in April.

Lewis Cox

By Lewis Cox
Trainee Multi-Media Sports Journalist - @lewiscox_star

Sports reporter with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Covering Shrewsbury Town and with a keen eye for non-league and grassroots.

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