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Sky Bet EFL Goal of the Month: Dwight Gayle, Jay Spearing, Graham Carey first winners

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Find out the Goal of the Month winners from the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two as voted for by you!

Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle heads the winners of the first Sky Bet Goal of the Month poll - and you can watch the strikes you voted for right here!

Gayle takes the inaugural prize for the Championship for his first goal in a 4-1 win over Reading, beating off competition from Norwich midfielder Jacob Murphy's goal against Blackburn and Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney's strike against Leeds.

Gayle's free-kick won a whopping 69 per cent of the vote, which was held on and the Sky Sports apps and is new for the 2016/17 campaign.

Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at St James' Park, Newcastle.
Image: Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle has won the inaugural Sky Bet Goal of the Month prize for the Championship

In League One, Jay Spearing's volley in Bolton's opening-day win against Sheffield United was voted the top strike from the first month, ahead of Jay Emmanuel-Thomas' strike for Gillingham against Shrewsbury and Mark Marshall's goal for Bradford against Coventry.

Plymouth's Graham Carey scooped the Goal of the Month award for League Two.

Jay Spearing, Bolton Wanderers
Image: Jay Spearing found the back of the net with a stylish volley on the opening day

Carey's second goal against Mansfield last month lead the way in the public vote ahead of Alex Kiwomya's goal for Crewe against Newport and Dan O'Shaughnessy's Cheltenham effort against Mansfield.

The Sky Bet Goal of the Month awards will celebrate the best goals scored in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two throughout the season.

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Each month, a panel of three representatives from the EFL, Sky Bet and Sky Sports will pick the best three goals scored in each of the three divisions, to form the Sky Bet EFL Goal of the Month shortlists - but you'll decide the winner.

Hit the video above to see all three winning strikes...

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