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Manchester City striker Georgia Stanway has been named the FA Women's Super League Player of the Month for February.
Stanway rounded off an impressive month with by earning her first ever call-up to the senior England squad for the SheBelieves Cup in the United States. The 19-year-old was crucial in her side's title contention, scoring a superb long range effort from outside the box which clinched a vital point against title rivals Chelsea in our thrilling 2-2 draw.
The youngster had some tough competition in the shortlist, including Arsenal's Beth Mead and Chelsea striker Fran Kirby.
The FA WSL Player of the Month award celebrates the best players in the top two leagues and the Continental Tyres Cup. Each month, three players are shortlisted based on their performances before a media panel selects a winner for each league.
Presented with the award, Stanway declared: "I feel like I've performed well, especially in the last game where we got the equaliser against Chelsea in the latter stages of the game.
"Scoring that goal was definitely my most memorable moment of the month. I think we're not afraid to say that we'd like to win the league and we're doing what we can to put ourselves in the best possible position."
Brighton and Hove Albion's Aileen Whelan has been selected as the FA WSL 2 Player of the Month for February.
The forward's goals proved crucial to Albion's winning streak in February, making it two wins from two in FA WSL 2.
Whelan netted the third to see the side beat London Bees 3-1 before scoring a hat-trick in the 5-1 success over Oxford Utd, and her goals have seen Hope Powell's team move up to third in the table, just four points behind Millwall Lionesses with a game in hand.
The striker fought off some tough competition from a shortlist including Tottenham Hotspur's Sarah Wiltshire and fellow Brighton & Hove Albion team mate Ini Umotong, who netted twice, including a fine solo goal in the 5-1 win against Oxford.
Whelan was delighted to be given the award - citing the team's good run throughout the month as being key to her picking up the accolade.
She said: "Individually and collectively as a whole, we've played much better in February, however for me, Oxford was a big game, it was my first FA Women's Super League hat-trick so it was definitely one to remember."
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