NEIL Lennon of Hibernian has been named Ladbrokes Premiership manager of the month for October. 

The Easter Road side have moved into third place in the table following a run of four consecutive wins and currently sit five points behind leaders Celtic

Lennon led the Hibees to wins over Hearts, Motherwell and Kilmarnock last month following a defeat to Aberdeen and a Betfred Cup semi-final loss to Celtic.

Hibs have now recorded seven wins in 13 games since returning to the top-flight following last season's Championship title win.