Charlton duo Lee Bowyer and Lyle Taylor have been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship Manager and Player of the Month awards for August respectively.

Bowyer, who is into his second full season at The Valley, has guided the Addicks to an impressive start as they sit second in the table with 14 points from six games.

Taylor, meanwhile, has picked up from where he left off last term and rivals the Championship’s top scorers with five goals in six matches.

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Having been tipped for relegation at the beginning of the season, Charlton have confounded their critics and find themselves in the top two automatic promotion spots.

Bowyer is competing for the August award alongside Marcelo Bielsa (Leeds), Lee Johnson (Bristol City) and Steve Cooper (Swansea City).

Taylor is up against Daniel Johnson (Preston), Mike van der Hoorn (Swansea) and Ollie Watkins (Brentford).

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The winners will be announced tomorrow on Friday, September 13.