QUOTE: Teemu Pukki has been voted the PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans’ Premier League Player of the month for August. In a vote run by fan engagement experts, Snack Media, the Norwich striker won with 54% of the vote, beating Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings, who finished in second place with 18%.
In the first of five divisional votes carried out over nine days via Snack’s digital and social networks and supported by top flight football clubs and press, it was evident that the Finn’s stellar month – in which scored five goals, including a hat-trick – has resonated with football fans up and down the country.
The full list of contenders from the final shortlist polled were as follows:
• Teemu Pukki (Norwich City) – 54%
• Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) – 18%
• Mason Mount (Chelsea) – 12%
• Ashley Barnes (Burnley) – 6%
• Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – 6%
• Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – 5%
The Championship vote opens at 11am on Monday 2nd September. To vote go to:
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.”