City loanee McCallum nominated for League One player of the month award

Sam McCallum has been nominated for League One PFA player of the month for January. Picture: Steve W

Sam McCallum has been nominated for League One PFA player of the month for January. Picture: Steve Waller - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Sam McCallum has been nominated for the League One PFA Player of the Month Award.

The 19-year-old's performances have gained recognition after he impressed for Coventry City.

The Sky Blues have started 2020 unbeaten, with results including a 4-1 victory over Tranmere Rovers and they also came from behind to beat Bristol Rovers 2-1 on Saturday.

McCallum has been an ever-present member of ex-City striker and Coventry boss Mark Robins' squad throughout January, with his contribution at left-back catching the eye.

He scored once in January, netting a thunderous half-volley against Russell Martin's MK Dons at St Andrews. Fellow City loanee Carlton Morris scored the equaliser for Martin's men in that fixture.

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Norwich City swooped to sign the youngster and reportedly beat off competition from a plethora of clubs to secure his signature on Deadline Day.

McCallum was a graduate of the Jamie Vardy academy designed to provide non-league players with a chance to impress the scouts of professional clubs.

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The Sky Blues picked up McCallum from Kent-based side Herne Bay and the full-back has emerged as Robins first-choice left-back this season.

Peterborough's prolific goalscorer Ivan Toney and Sunderland winger Sean Maguire are among the others to be nominated.

- City fans can vote for new signing McCallum by clicking this link

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