Notts' player of the month is...

The candidates were goalkeeper Kevin Pilkington, defender Stephen Hunt, midfielders Neil MacKenzie and Matt Somner and strikers Spencer Weir-Daley.

But the winner was MacKenzie, who has started to show what a class act he could be for the club in a playmaker role.
MacKenzie... player of the month for October

The month saw the exit of Steve Thompson as manager to be replaced by Charlie McParland, who clearly sees MacKenzie as a key part of his improving Notts side.

The ex-Mansfield Town man picked up 20 of the 64 votes cast giving him 31%.

However, he beat midfield partner Somner into first place by just a single vote, the combative former Brentford ace getting 29%.

In third was Spencer Weir-Daley, some ten votes behind MacKenzie with impact substitute Sam and goalkeeper Pilkington level with 9.5%.

Hunt was last with just three votes.

The eventful month with five games seeing a run of four straight defeats against Hereford, Wycombe, Bury and Mansfield.

Finally Notts managed a win in the final match of the month, seeing of Wrexham 2-1.

MacKenzie struck twice in the month against Bury and Wrexham, but it was his all-round game that impressed most.

The Birmingham-born shooter joins August winner Richard Butcher and September winner Adam Tann.

Another poll is now online to vote for your man of the match against Accrington Stanley - all eleven players are avaliable for your vote.