The EFL Championship Manager of the Month is an association football award that recognises the manager adjudged best for each month of the season in the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football. The recipient is chosen by a panel assembled by the League's sponsor and announced alongside the League One and League Two Manager of the Month awards at the beginning of the following month.For sponsorship reasons, from its inception in 2004 until 2010 it was known as the Coca-Cola Manager of the Month award, with the Coca-Cola company sponsoring the league during that period. From the 2010–11 season until the end of the 2012–13 season the league was sponsored by npower and the award was known as the npower Manager of the Month. In July 2013, it was announced that Sky Bet would become the new sponsor of the English Football League, and since August 2013 the award has been known as the Sky Bet Manager of the Month. In November 2017 it was announced that Sky Bet and the EFL had agreed for Sky Bet to continue its sponsorship up until 2024.
Coca-Cola had agreed a three-year deal to become the new sponsor of the English Football League early in 2004,and in June 2004 it was announced that the League would be completely re-branded. The First Division, which had been the second tier of English football since 1992 when 22 clubs broke away to form the Premier League, was renamed The Championship. The Premier League already awarded a Manager of the Month award, since the start of the 1993–94 season, and Coca-Cola introduced a Manager of the Month award for the Championship when they became sponsors at the start of the 2004–05 season; the first recipient was Paul Jewell for his achievements in August 2004 with Wigan Athletic.
Neil Warnock has won the award a record eleven times.
The awards are designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom by bespoke awards company Gaudio Awards.
|August||2004||England||Paul Jewell||Wigan Athletic|
|September||2004||England||Ian Holloway||Queens Park Rangers|
|October||2004||England||Paul Jewell||Wigan Athletic|
|November||2004||England||Joe Royle||Ipswich Town|
|December||2004||England||Neil Warnock||Sheffield United|
|January||2005||England||Lennie Lawrence||Cardiff City|
|February||2005||Wales||Tony Pulis||Stoke City|
|April||2005||England||Micky Adams||Coventry City|
|August||2005||England||Neil Warnock||Sheffield United|
|September||2005||England||Neil Warnock||Sheffield United|
|December||2005||Northern Ireland||Nigel Worthington||Norwich City|
|January||2006||Scotland||Billy Davies||Preston North End|
|March||2006||England||Rob Kelly||Leicester City|
|April||2006||Scotland||Billy Davies||Preston North End|
|August||2006||England||Dave Jones||Cardiff City|
|September||2006||Wales||Geraint Williams||Colchester United|
|November||2006||Scotland||Billy Davies||Derby County|
|December||2006||England||Steve Bruce||Birmingham City|
|January||2007||Scotland||Billy Davies||Derby County|
|April||2007||Wales||Tony Pulis||Stoke City|
|August||2007||Northern Ireland||Iain Dowie||Coventry City|
|September||2007||England||Tony Mowbray||West Bromwich Albion|
|November||2007||England||Brian Laws||Sheffield Wednesday|
|December||2007||England||Neil Warnock||Crystal Palace|
|January||2008||England||Dave Jones||Cardiff City|
|February||2008||Wales||Tony Pulis||Stoke City|
|March||2008||England||Phil Brown||Hull City|
|April||2008||England||Tony Mowbray||West Bromwich Albion|
|August||2008||Ireland||Mick McCarthy||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|October||2008||England||Dave Jones||Cardiff City|
|November||2008||Ireland||Mick McCarthy||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|January||2009||Spain||Roberto Martínez||Swansea City|
|February||2009||Wales||Chris Coleman||Coventry City|
|March||2009||England||Kevin Blackwell||Sheffield United|
|April||2009||Scotland||Alan Irvine||Preston North End|
|August||2009||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Newcastle United|
|September||2009||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Newcastle United|
|October||2009||England||Dave Jones||Cardiff City|
|November||2009||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Newcastle United|
|December||2009||Scotland||Billy Davies||Nottingham Forest|
|January||2010||Scotland||Alan Irvine||Sheffield Wednesday|
|February||2010||England||Nigel Pearson||Leicester City|
|April||2010||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Newcastle United|
|August||2010||England||Neil Warnock||Queens Park Rangers|
|September||2010||England||Neil Warnock||Queens Park Rangers|
|October||2010||England||Dave Jones||Cardiff City|
|November||2010||England||Keith Millen||Bristol City|
|December||2010||England||Simon Grayson||Leeds United|
|January||2011||Scotland||Billy Davies||Nottingham Forest|
|February||2011||Northern Ireland||Brendan Rodgers||Swansea City|
|August||2011||Uruguay||Gus Poyet||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|October||2011||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Birmingham City|
|November||2011||Scotland||Malky Mackay||Cardiff City|
|January||2012||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Birmingham City|
|September||2012||Scotland||Dougie Freedman||Crystal Palace|
|December||2012||England||Steve Bruce||Hull City|
|January||2013||England||Nigel Pearson||Leicester City|
|March||2013||Scotland||Billy Davies||Nottingham Forest|
|April||2013||Scotland||Dougie Freedman||Bolton Wanderers|
|November||2013||Spain||Óscar García||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|December||2013||England||Steve McClaren||Derby County|
|January||2014||England||Nigel Pearson||Leicester City|
|February||2014||Germany||Uwe Rösler||Wigan Athletic|
|March||2014||England||Nigel Pearson||Leicester City|
|August||2014||Wales||Kenny Jackett||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|September||2014||Ireland||Mick McCarthy||Ipswich Town|
|February||2015||Scotland||Alex Neil||Norwich City|
|August||2015||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|November||2015||Ireland||Mick McCarthy||Ipswich Town|
|January||2016||England||Steve Bruce||Hull City|
|March||2016||England||Neil Warnock||Rotherham United|
|April||2016||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|August||2016||USA||David Wagner||Huddersfield Town|
|September||2016||Scotland||Alex Neil||Norwich City|
|October||2016||Spain||Rafael Benítez||Newcastle United|
|November||2016||England||Steve McClaren||Derby County|
|December||2016||Ireland||Chris Hughton||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|February||2017||Germany||David Wagner||Huddersfield Town|
|March||2017||Scotland||Paul Lambert||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|April||2017||Portugal||Carlos Carvalhal||Sheffield Wednesday|
|August||2017||England||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City|
|September||2017||England||Lee Johnson||Bristol City|
|October||2017||England||Gary Rowett||Derby County|
|November||2017||Portugal||Nuno Espírito Santo||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|December||2017||England||Gary Rowett||Derby County|
|January||2018||England||Steve Bruce||Aston Villa|
|February||2018||England||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City|
|March||2018||England||Neil Warnock||Cardiff City|
|August||2018||Argentina||Marcelo Bielsa||Leeds United|
|September||2018||Jamaica||Darren Moore||West Bromwich Albion|
|October||2018||England||Steve McClaren||Queens Park Rangers|
|November||2018||Germany||Daniel Farke||Norwich City|
|December||2018||England||Nigel Adkins||Hull City|
|January||2019||England||Tony Mowbray||Blackburn Rovers|
|February||2019||England||Chris Wilder||Sheffield United|
|March||2019||England||Dean Smith||Aston Villa|
|April||2019||England||Chris Wilder||Sheffield United|
|August||2019||Wales||Steve Cooper||Swansea City|
|September||2019||France||Sabri Lamouchi||Nottingham Forest|
|October||2019||England||Danny Cowley||Huddersfield Town|
|November||2019||Argentina||Marcelo Bielsa||Leeds United|
|January||2020||France||Sabri Lamouchi||Nottingham Forest|
|February||2020||Croatia||Slaven Bilić||West Bromwich Albion|
|July||2020||Argentina||Marcelo Bielsa||Leeds United|
|January||2021||Wales||Steve Cooper||Swansea City|
|February||2021||Ireland||Mick McCarthy||Cardiff City|
Up to and including the March 2021 award.
Up to and including the April 2021 award.
Up to and including the April 2021 award.
|Brighton & Hove Albion||5|
|Queens Park Rangers||4|
|West Bromwich Albion||4|
|Preston North End||3|
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