The nominations for the npower Player of the Month Award for January are:

npower Championship

Shane Long (Reading)
Billy Sharp (Doncaster Rovers)
Scott Sinclair (Swansea City)
Richie Wellens (Leicester City)

npower League 1

Elliot Bennett (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Craig Dawson (Rochdale)
Liam Feeney (Bournemouth)
Paul Huntington (Yeovil Town)

npower League 2

Gareth Ainsworth (Wycombe Wanderers)
Tom Craddock (Oxford United)
Clayton Donaldson (Crewe Alexandra)
Cody McDonald (Gillingham)

The winners will be announced on Thursday, February 10.

The judging panel comprises Sky Sports Football League expert Peter Beagrie, Football League Head of Communications John Nagle, BBC Sport's Mark Clemmit and npower Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins.