Maddison joins Nicky Ajose (Bury FC), Luke Gambin (Luton Town), Reeco Hackett-Fairchild (Charlton Athletic) and Jack Sowerby (Fleetwood Town) on the shortlist

Following the completion of Round Two of the Checkatrade Trophy, the shortlist for the Player of the Round competition has been revealed with Marcus Maddison making the final five. You can vote for the Posh player at and if he takes home the trophy, you could have the honour of presenting the award and winning tickets to the Checkatrade Trophy final.  

An attacking threat all evening in the 2-0 victory over Southend, the mercurial Maddison set up Peterborough’s first goal with a clever flick and then secured Peterborough’s passage into the last 16 of the Checkatrade Trophy with a neat finish on his weaker right side.

Round Two of the competition did not disappoint as 32 teams went head-to-head to reach the last 16 and get one step closer to a showpiece Wembley final.

This award has been set up by title sponsors Checkatrade and is open to all players taking part in this season’s Checkatrade Trophy. It provides fans with the opportunity to cast their vote for those deserving of the award after impressing for their respective Club.

An independent football expert selected the five worthy players that make up the shortlist and now supporters have the chance to vote for the final two via The two players with the most votes will then be considered by a judging panel consisting of representatives from the EFL, before the overall winner is revealed.

Every fan who votes will be entered into a prize draw, with one lucky supporter getting the chance to present the Checkatrade Trophy Player of the Round award to the winning player and to also win tickets to the final of the competition at the National Stadium in April. 

To vote for the player you feel deserves to be the Checkatrade Trophy Player of the Round for Round Two, please visit

Fans have until 9am on Monday 18 December to register their vote.