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John Akinde nominated for PFA League 1 Player of the Month

Gills striker in the running for PFA award.

5 February 2020

John Akinde is among the nominees for the PFA League 1 player of the month award for January.

The 30-year-old striker signed for the Gills prior to the club’s game against Rochdale on January 24, having already featured four times for Lincoln during the same month, scoring twice against Bolton at Sincil Bank in a 5-1 victory.

He started Gills 2-2 draw at Spotland before making his home debut four days later against Shrewsbury, a game the hosts won 2-0 thanks to goals from Olly Lee and Stuart O’Keefe.

Supporters can vote for their new signing by visiting using the hash tag #PFAFansAward

You have until 8am on February 6 to register your vote! The other nominees are as follows:


Daniel Barlaser


Ivan Toney


Chris Maguire


Christian Burgess


John Akinde


Sam McCallum


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