St Johnstone manager Steve Lomas named SPL managerof the month for September
Steve Lomas has been named SPL manager of the month for September after leading his side to three wins and a draw.
Last Updated: 04/10/12 11:55am
Lomas picked up the award after leading his side to three wins and a draw during the period.
After taking just one point from their opening four fixtures, Saints kicked off the month with a goalless draw at home to Dundee United.
Their season really took off with a 2-1 victory over Celtic at McDiarmid Park and wins over Ross County and Dundee lifted them to seventh place in the table.
Speaking to Sky Sports News, Lomas said: "It has gone really well for us recently after the tough start to the season.
"I always thought the performances warranted a few more points and obviously the Celtic game was the catalyst for our good run.
"To follow that up against Ross County who were unbeaten in 40-odd games was great, especially as we were down to 10 men for the last half hour.
"This award is all down to the lads who are a great bunch of professionals and they deserve this more than me."