Neil up against Freedman, Jackett and JokanovicALEX Neil is among the contenders for February's Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month award.
Neil guided the Canaries to a maximum points haul with five wins from five across the month, including impressive victories over promotion rivals Wolves and Watford.
He is competing for the award with Nottingham Forest's Dougie Freedman, Wolves' Kenny Jackett and Watford's Slavisa Jokanovic.
The judging panel comprises former Ipswich Town manager George Burley, Sky Sports’ Football League expert Don Goodman; Football League Chief Operating Officer Andy Williamson; League Managers’ Association Director Olaf Dixon and Sky Bet Football Trading Manager Paul Lowery.
The winner will be announced on Friday March 6.