Sheffield Wednesday striker Ryan Lowe is the npower League 1 Player of the Month for August.

Lowe netted four League goals and three in the Carling Cup for Bury before making a deadline day switch to Wednesday.

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

He said: "Ryan was the top-scorer in League 2 last season and he has continued to score goals in a higher division this season.

npower Head of Sponsorship Emma Collins said: "Ryan was fantastic for Bury in npower League 2 last season and has started this campaign in similar style.

"I'd like to congratulate Ryan on behalf of npower, and wish him the best of luck for the rest of the season at his new club."

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