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Oxford United Women boss Liam Gilbert named manager of the month for August


Sep 6, 2022

LIAM Gilbert has been named FA Women’s National League Premier Division manager of the month.

The Oxford United Women boss takes the prize for August after guiding his side to a perfect start.

The U’s won all three matches last month, scoring seven goals and conceding none.

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They beat Bridgwater United 2-0 at home on the opening day, before repeating the result at Plymouth Argyle one week later.

United finished the month with a 3-0 win over London Bees.

The U’s extended their perfect start with a 5-0 thrashing of Cheltenham Town on Sunday.

The prize incorporates the Northern and Southern Premier divisions, with Burnley the only other club across the two leagues to win three out of three in August.