Norwich City striker Simeon Jackson has been named npower Championship Player of the Month for April.

Jackson netted eight times during the month to help the Canaries secure automatic promotion.

His impressive goal haul included hat-tricks against Scunthorpe United and Derby County.

Sky Sports' Football League expert Peter Beagrie sits on the npower Player of the Month judging panel.

He said: "After going more than 20 games without a goal, Jackson produced a show of true marksmanship in April.

"He began May in similar style, scoring the most important goal of his career to secure Norwich an automatic promotion spot."

npower Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins said: "Jackson has been the star of a wonderful Norwich side in recent weeks.

"To find the net eight times in one month is superb form, which Jackson will no doubt hope to replicate next season."

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