SPL award for Motherwell defender Shaun Hutchinson

Motherwell defender Shaun Hutchinson shows off his award

Motherwell defender Shaun Hutchinson is the Clydesdale Bank Premier League young player of the month for April.

The 21-year-old centre-back helped his team gather four points from three games last month.

And the Steelmen clinched a Champions League place this week after their win over Hearts and Dundee United's defeat at Rangers.

Newcastle-born Hutchinson joined 'Well five years ago and made his debut in May 2009.

The defender has made 31 appearances for Stuart McCall's side this season, scoring twice.