WANDERERS boss Gareth Ainsworth is on the three man shortlist for December's League Two Manager of the Month award.

Last month was Ainsworth's first full month in permanent charge of Blues, having held the reins on a caretaker basis for the six weeks prior to that.

He guided Wanderers to ten points from a possible fifteen during December and overall Blues have won six of their last nine League Two matches under Ainsworth's stewardship.

Also on the shortlist are Gary Rowett - whose Burton Albion side were beaten 3-0 at Adams Park in November - and Oxford boss Chris Wilder.

The winner of the gong will be announced on Friday morning.