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PFA Awards 2014

Published May 21, 2014

Published In: Domestic, Football News

The PFA (Professional Footballers Association) hosted its 41st annual awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London on the 27th April giving away four high profile awards to players who have proven to be their best this season. The categories for the PFA awards are the following:
• PFA Men’s Players’ Player of the Year
• PFA Men’s Young Player of the Year
• PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year
• PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year

PFA Men’s Players’ Player of the Year
The PFA’s Men’s Players’ Player of the Year nominees ranged in age from players in the premier league. These players have all performed extremely well for their clubs hence the reason they are up for nomination for the award. Below are the players that have been nominated.
• Eden Hazard (Chelsea FC)
• Steven Gerrard (Liverpool FC)
• Yaya Toure (Manchester City FC)
• Luis Suarez (Liverpool FC)
• Adam Lallana (Southampton FC)
• Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool FC)

All the players that have been nominated have played amazing football for their club and also for their country, and with three of the players also being nominated for the PFA Men’s Young Player of the Year award; it shows that more young talent is coming into the premier league. But without a doubt, the correct nominee was chosen and Luis Suarez of Liverpool FC picked up the award. The Liverpool striker has been on amazing form this season as he leads the Top Goal scorers table with a total of 30 goals. Suarez may be known to some people for the wrong reasons but he is no doubt the best player this season in the premier league. Alongside his strike partner Daniel Sturridge, the have together netted 50 goals this season putting Liverpool in a strong place to win the premier league title this season. This could be the season that Liverpool will become the champions and Suarez is the player that has helped massively to get them to the sport they are in.

PFA Men’s Young Player of the Year
The PFA Young Player of the Year award is one that showcases the talent that is coming through. The nominees are all valuable players to their clubs and have proved to be very important in their clubs involvement. The following players have been nominated for the award.
• Eden Hazard (Chelsea FC)
• Raheem Sterling (Liverpool FC)
• Ross Barkley (Everton FC)
• Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal FC)
• Luke Shaw (Southampton FC)
• Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool FC)

Also being nominated for the PFA’s Men’s Players’ Player of the Year award, Eden Hazard has proven himself to all Chelsea fans once again in being one of the best players at his club and in the Premier League. The 23 Year old Belgian described as a fearless and explosive attacking midfielder has an amazing turn of pace and skill causing defences massive problems when they face up against him. With all nominees proving their talent, it looked to be hard to guess who would have won the award but Hazard has been tremendous and is very worthy of the Young Player of the Year award for the things he has done for his club and country. He will defiantly be someone to watch in the world cup.

PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year
The Support for Women’s football is getting larger and larger from season to season and some of the ladies have some amazing talent among them. With not much Ladies football being showcased to everybody, the game is slowly starting to show why it should not be missed. Below are the nominees for the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year.
• Lucy Bronze (Liverpool Ladies)
• Nicole Rolser (Liverpool Ladies)
• Kim Little(Seattle Reign, Formerly Arsenal Ladies)
• Siobhan Chamberlain(Arsenal Ladies)
• Natasha Dowie (Liverpool Ladies)
• Jordan Nobbs(Arsenal Ladies)

Lucy Bronze was the winner of the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year award as she rose above last year’s winner Kim Little. But the 22 year old defender shows that she is a player that is extremely valuable as her first season for Liverpool Ladies ended in winning the Women’s Super League. Also being a regular starter for the England set up starting from the Under 17’s, Lucy Bronze is defiantly a well-deserved winner of award.

PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year
The final main award on the night was the PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year. This award consisted of two nominees from the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year so again it shows that they young talent coming through is getting stronger each season. The Nominees for the award are below.
• Jordan Nobbs(Arsenal Ladies)
• Danielle Carter (Arsenal Ladies)
• Isobel Christiansen (Manchester City Women, Formerly Birmingham City Ladies)
• Martha Harris (Liverpool Ladies, Formerly Lincoln Ladies)
• Alex Greenwood (Everton Ladies)
• Lucy Bronze (Liverpool Ladies)

Despite winning the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year, Lucy Bronze was beaten to the PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year by Martha Harris of Liverpool Ladies. Martha Harris had an amazing record for her former club Notts County (formerly Lincoln Ladies) as she was part of a defence that only conceded 15 goals throughout the whole of a season, and since she moved to Liverpool ladies she has been getter better and better.



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