The trophy will be given to the manager chosen by his peers as the one to have achieved the most in a season.
It would appear that new Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp has once again worked his magic by bringing in a big-name signing on the cheap.
Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness has eased any financial fears with the club ready for a summer clear-out.
Measure means video footage will be reviewed by a panel in cases where simulation is suspected.
Danny Ward was the Huddersfield hero as the Terriers booked their place in the Championship play-off final with a dramatic penalty shootout win.
Reading confirm that the EFL has granted approval for Chinese brother and sister Dai Yongge and Dai Xiu Li to take a majority share in the club.