Jump to content

Stevie G Football Writers Player of the Season


GWistooshort
 Share

Recommended Posts

The Guardian

Wednesday 13 May 2009

 

Steven Gerrard named Football Writers' Association player of the year

By Sachin Nakrani

 

• Liverpool captain beats Giggs and Rooney to award

• 'His performances are of the highest quality' says FWA

 

The Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard, has been voted the 2009 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.

 

The 28-year-old topped the poll of journalists ahead of Manchester United's Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney to win the accolade, which has been running since 1948.

 

Gerrard will receive his award at the FWA's gala dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 29 May.

 

"Steven's performances this season have been of the highest quality," said FWA chairman Steve Bates. "His drive and desire have underpinned Liverpool's Premier League title challenge and ensured a tight finish to the season.

 

"Steven is clearly in his prime and quite rightly rated one of the finest midfield players of his generation and the FWA are delighted to honour his contribution to club and country."

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2009/ma...yer-of-the-year

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...