Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates has been rewarded for his side's fine form in October by collecting the npower Leauge 2 Manager of the Month award.

With just one defeat coming from the month, Cheltenham Town's good form under Mark Yates' stewardship was encapsulated by a strong 3-0 victory at home to Exeter City. With that win, the Robins found themselves finishing October in third place and in a prime position to make a run at automatic promotion.

Speaking about Yates' win, panel member Alan Curbishley said: "It's been a great month for Cheltenham Town, maintaining a solid promotion push after narrowly missing out in the Play-Off Final last season. Their 12 goals and 13 points this month demonstrates truly impressive form."

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