Iron nominated for League award

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Luke Thornhill
The Iron are up against Brentford, Brighton, Norwich, Plymouth and Wolves for the award.

More than 130 entries were received across the seven categories, with 25 clubs making the shortlist.

"The awards aim the champions off the pitch as well as on it," said League commercial director Stewart Thomson.

"The quality of the entries is testament to the innovative community, marketing and sponsorship programmes that clubs throughout the League are undertaking in order to maintain their places at the heart of the community."

Winners will be announced in a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House on Sunday March 4, where FourFourTwo magazine's top 50 Football League players will also be unveiled.

There are a total of 18 categories, but the only shortlists revealed by the League are:

Community club of the year: Brighton & Hove Albion, Colchester United, Millwall, Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers, West Bromwich Albion

Best community initiative: Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Norwich City Plymouth Argyle, Scunthorpe United, Wolverhampton Wanderers

Best club sponsorship: Brentford, Ipswich Town, Walsall

Best club marketing campaign: Milton Keynes Dons, Norwich City, Nottingham Forest, Preston North End, Stoke City, Wolverhampton Wanderers

Best matchday programme: Cardiff City, Colchester United, Crystal Palace, Hull City, Plymouth Argyle, Queens Park Rangers, Stockport County

Best use of new media: Cardiff City, Leicester City, Norwich City, Nottingham Forest, Preston North End, Sunderland

Best kit design: Burnley, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Norwich City, Milton Keynes Dons, Mansfield Town