The nominations for the Sky Bet League 1 Manager of the Month award for April have been announced.

They are as follows:-

Nigel Clough (Sheffield United)
Clough maintained his side's focus admirably, demanding and receiving maximum effort outside their FA Cup semi-final. They gained five points from three unbeaten games against promotion-chasing Brentford, Leyton Orient and Rotherham United.

Darren Ferguson (Peterborough United)
Ferguson used the positive experience of his team's Johnstone's Paint Trophy triumph to inspire a charge which earned a Play-Off berth. Five wins from seven games in a busy month brought 13 goals and a return to their autumn form.

Kenny Jackett (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
The former Millwall manager guided his side to another 14 points from six games which won them promotion, the Sky Bet League 1 title and the 100 points mark. He has brought team spirit back to Molineux.

Lee Johnson (Oldham Athletic)
Johnson is a fine example of managing resources as Oldham secured their Sky Bet League 1 status following clinical 1-0 away victories at relegation rivals Colchester United and Carlisle United. He has stuck to his footballing principles and passing game with impressive resilience.

The winners will be announced on Friday.