Crewe boss Gudjon Thordarson has been named the Coca-Cola League One manager of the month for February.
The Icelander took charge of Alex at the turn of the year when they were rooted to the bottom of the table. But four wins from five games last month has seen the Cheshire club climb out of the relegation zone.
"I am very pleased. The players have responded well, worked very hard and committed themselves and under very difficult circumstances have taken themselves forward in a very positive manner," Thordarson told Sky Sports News.
"We have picked up some very positive results that has moved us out of the relegation zone for at least the moment.
"I always thought I could help them and get them out of relegation. We haven't completed the job but we have done well and there is a long way to go and we must continue to build on what we have done."
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