Sheffield United: Billy Sharp named League One’s player of the month

Billy Sharp has scored 26 goals so far this season: Robin Parker/Sportimage
Billy Sharp has scored 26 goals so far this season: Robin Parker/Sportimage

Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp has been named as SKY Bet’s League One player of the month.

The centre-forward scored five goals in as many matches during February, including a brace against fellow promotion contenders Bolton Wanderers.

Sheffield United's captain was on target against Oxford in midweek

Sheffield United's captain was on target against Oxford in midweek

Sharp claimed his 25th and 26th of the season at Oxford United in midweek. The judging panel, which includes former West Bromwich Albion striker Don Goodman and League Managers’ Association director Olaf Dixon, selected him ahead of Northampton Town’s John Joe O’Toole, Millwall’s Tony Craig and Peter Clarke of Oldham Athletic.

Billy Sharp scored five goals in as many games last month. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Billy Sharp scored five goals in as many games last month. Pic credit should read: Simon Bellis/Sportimage