Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett has been named the npower League 2 Manager of the Month for December.

The Brewers manager manager guided his team through the hectic Christmas period with just a solitary defeat, picking up 10 points from a possible 15 in the process.

Burton Albion finished the year in the Play-Off positions and will be looking to cement that place in 2013.

Speaking about Gary Rowett's win, panel member Alan Curbishley said: "Under Gary's guidance, the Brewers are improving all the time and are getting their timing just right for a concerted promotion push."

Commenting from npower, Sponsorship Manager Emma Collins added: "When chasing promotion hitting form at the right time is essential and the Brewers look to be doing exactly that. I'm sure Gary will be very keen to ensure that this consistency is replicated until the end of the season."

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