Freedman scoops manager gong

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Bolton boss Dougie Freedman has scooped the npower Championship manager of the month award for April.

Bolton: Freedman scoops manager gong

A superb return of four wins, a draw and a loss from six fixtures last month fired Wanderers to the cusp of a play-off place - something they would agonisingly miss out on due to a 2-2 final-day draw against Blackpool.

Brighton chief Gus Poyet and Charlton's Chris Powell were the other nominees.