Dougie Freedman takes on Millwall's Paul Robinson

Dougie Freedman has won the April Powerade Player of the Month Award in Coca-Cola League 1.

Dougie was in excellent form for United during the month, scoring three goals in six league fixtures.

He started the month by helping us pick up excellent away wins over Doncaster Rovers and Leyton Orient before going on to score twice in the 3-2 win against Carlisle after we were trailing 1-0 at half-time.

Dougie turned in another excellent display in the 2-0 win at Millwall and the on-loan striker rounded off the month by scoring the only goal of the game at Yeovil to guarantee our place in the top-six.

Also short-listed for the April award were Jo Kuffour of Bournemouth, Lewis McGugan of Nottingham Forest and Swansea City's Guillem Bauza.

James Beattie of Sheffield United won the award in the Championship and Aaron Wilbraham of Milton Keynes Dons landed the League 2 accolade.

The Powerade Awards panel, chaired by Sky Sports pundit and Coca-Cola Ambassador Chris Kamara, made the decision. The panel also includes Paul Hetherington, Chairman of the Football Writers' Association, Malcolm Clarke, Chairman of the Football