SWINDON Town boss Richie Wellens has been nominated for February’s Sky Bet League Two manager of the month award.

Wellens’ oversaw his side accumulate seven points from a possible nine available throughout last month thanks to wins over Forest Green and MK Dons before drawing at home to Grimsby.

As a result of the recent good run of form, that culminated in a 3-0 home victory over Colchester United on Saturday, Wellens’ men are four points off the play-offs in 10th and have a real chance at promotion still.

Wellens is up against Grimsby's Michael Jolley, Bury boss Ryan Lowe & John McGreal of Colchester with the winner being announced on Friday.