Wheeler, who joined from Dorking Wanderers in the summer, hit the ground running as a Rebel, scoring a 95th-minute winner on the opening day against Tonbridge Angels.

The left midfielder bagged three goals and made one assist in his six appearances in August, as the Reds made a bright start to the campaign.

Wheeler was voted as Player of the Month by the Worthing FC Supporters Association and was presented with his award on Saturday afternoon.

Nicky Wheeler was presented with the August Player of the Month award from the Worthing FC Supporters’ Association.