Burnley striker Austin shortlisted for player of the month

TWENTY-goal top-scorer Charlie Austin has been shortlisted for Championship player of the month for October.

Austin hit seven goals over the course of the month - having not been shortlisted in September, despite also scoring seven times for the Clarets.

His rivals for the award are Peterborough United’s George Boyd and Blackburn Rovers centre back Grant Hanley.

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