Defender picks up accolade.
Leeds United defender Ben White has been named the PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans’ Championship Player of the month for August.
In a vote run by fan engagement experts, Snack Media, White, on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion won with 44% of the vote, beating Swansea City’s Borja Baston, who finished in second place with 16%.
The defender helped Leeds record three clean sheets from the opening six games of the Sky Bet Championship season, with a series of impressive performances at the heart of the Whites defence.
His fine start to the campaign has helped Leeds pick up four wins and a draw in the league, with Marcelo Bielsa's side currently sitting in third place.
The full list of contenders and polling results can be seen below:
• Ben White (Leeds United) - 44%
• Borja Baston (Swansea City) – 16%
• Lyle Taylor (Charlton) – 15%
• Daniel Johnson (Preston) - 12%
• Patrick Bamford (Leeds United) - 9%
• Jarrod Bowen (Hull City) - 5%
Liz Cope, chief marketing officer, Bristol Street Motors said: “Supporting the PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans’ Player of the Month Award is a privilege. The accolade highlights the high calibre of talent currently demonstrated by the players, while acknowledging achievements throughout the season.
“The award is voted for by the fans and a lucky few have the opportunity to present the prize to the winning footballer. Allowing fans, who are the lifeblood of the game, to continue to meet their football heroes is very special, and we look forward to continuing to make these dreams a reality.”