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Burnley caretaker manager Mike Jackson is named Premier League manager of the month for April

Mike Jackson is named Premier League manager of the month for April after taking on from Sean Dyche… and guiding Burnley to a few wins and a draw to spice up hopes of avoiding relegation

  • Mike Jackson has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for April
  • The interim boss has guided the Clarets to a few wins and one draw final month 
  • He is the first Clarets manager to go unbeaten in his first 4 top-flight video games

Burnley’s caretaker manager Mike Jackson has been named April’s Premier League Manager of the Month.

The interim head coach grew to become the first Clarets manager to go unbeaten in his first 4 top-flight matches and has turned their fortunes round since taking on the reins from long-serving Sean Dyche.

Jackson oversaw a dramatic turnaround victory at Watford, a 2-0 win at dwelling to Southampton and a 1-0 conquer Wolverhampton Wanderers, in addition to a draw at West Ham United.

Burnley boss Mike Jackson has been named April's Premier League Manager of the Month

Burnley boss Mike Jackson has been named April’s Premier League Manager of the Month

Interim boss Jackson has guided Burnley to three victories and one draw during the last month

Interim boss Jackson has guided Burnley to a few victories and one draw throughout the final month 

Burnley scored six targets and conceded simply twice, together with two clear sheets alongside the means.

The leads to April have given an enormous enhance to Burnley’s hopes of security, though they continue to be stage on factors with Leeds United.

Jackson, who stepped up from his position as the membership’s Under-23 coach, turns into the first Burnley manager to win the award since Dyche, the man he changed, did so in February 2020.

Jackson becomes the first Burnley manager to win the monthly award since Sean Dyche

 Jackson turns into the first Burnley manager to win the month-to-month award since Sean Dyche

Jackson beat Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Brentford’s Thomas Frank to the award after the 4 made the remaining shortlist for April.

Jackson instructed the Burnley web site: ‘It’s very humbling in phrases of the managers that have been in the working for it as effectively and what they’ve achieved in the final month. I’m very humbled by it, we’re grateful.

‘I do know it is my title on it, however there’s rather a lot of people round right here who’ve finished a lot work as effectively, so it is a large staff effort.

‘You try to work as onerous as you’ll be able to, you try to do the finest which you can, and I feel that is all that anybody can ever ask of you.

‘That’s what we have tried to do right here, we ask that of the gamers and the workers, and if you happen to preserve working alongside these strains of what we’re about – the onerous work to even compete at this stage – that is the fundamental factor.

‘The gamers have actually labored onerous over the previous couple of weeks, not simply bodily, it is the psychological aspect of it as effectively. In the previous couple of weeks, they have been by means of rather a lot however that brings them nearer collectively, it brings the entire place collectively.’

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