Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Maty Ryan beat off competition from Arsenal, Chelsea and both Manchester clubs to lift October’s PFA Player of the Month Award.
???? Form like this meant @MatyRyan won the Bristol Street Motors Player of the Month Award for October earlier! ????????
— Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ (@OfficialBHAFC) November 5, 2018
Brighton’s form over the course of the last month saw us pick up three straight victories against West Ham United, Newcastle United and latterly Wolverhampton Wanderers and across those three matches, the Australian international helped himself to three clean sheets with some top quality performances between the sticks and some key saves.
The 26-year-old received 19.9% of the fan vote, tying him with Pierre-Emerick Aubamayeng, but as he played more minutes across the month than the Arsenal striker, he claimed the prize.
— Maty Ryan (@MatyRyan) November 5, 2018
Fernandinho, Ross Barkley, Anthony Martial and teammate, Shane Duffy, completed the vote.
Well done Maty our seagull soccerooo
— Paul Smith (@PaulSmi75481960) November 5, 2018
Well deserved @MatyRyan congratulations!!
— Emma (@littleboris) November 5, 2018
Thoroughly deserved. You have been outstanding for us ???? ????
— Pommors (P) (@PomFluff) November 5, 2018
Fully deserved. ????
— Paul williams (@mightyfinsdad) November 5, 2018
Congratulations Mat – thoroughly deserved ???? I voted for you
— Ann Pinn (@stivesseagull) November 5, 2018
when you've done well then it shouldn't go unnoticed mat. Top professional and a truly lovely guy
— Tony Ellis (@TonyEll11013435) November 5, 2018
As the above comments on show media admirably show, few in the fanbase could disagree with the victory as he was key to each game ending in our favour and long may that continue even if November saw disappointment in the Everton clash.