Previous Winners – Footballer of the year

1948 – Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)
1949 – Johnny Carey (Man United)
1950 – Joe Mercer (Arsenal)
1951 – Harry Johnston (Blackpool)
1952 – Billy Wright (Wolves)
1953 – Nat Lofthouse (Bolton)
1954 – Tom Finney (Preston)
1955 – Don Revie (Man City)
1956 – Bert Trautmann (Man City)
1957 – Tom Finney (Preston)
1958 – Danny Blanchflower (Spurs)
1959 – Syd Owen (Luton)
1960 – Bill Slater (Wolves)
1961 – Danny Blanchflower (Spurs)
1962 – Jimmy Adamson (Burnley)
1963 – Stanley Matthews (Stoke)
1964 – Bobby Moore (West Ham)
1965 – Bobby Collins (Leeds)
1966 – Bobby Charlton (Man Utd)
1967 – Jack Charlton (Leeds)
1968 – George Best (Man Utd)
1969 – Dave Mackay (Derby) & Tony Book (Man City)
1970 – Billy Bremner (Leeds)
1971 – Frank McLintock (Arsenal)
1972 – Gordon Banks (Stoke)
1973 – Pat Jennings (Spurs)
1974 – Ian Callaghan (Liverpool)
1975 – Alan Mullery (Fulham)
1976 – Kevin Keegan (Liverpool)
1977 – Emlyn Hughes (Liverpool)
1978 – Kenny Burns (Forest)
1979 – Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)
1980 – Terry McDermott (Liverpool)
1981 – Frans Thijssen (Ipswich)
1982 – Steve Perryman (Spurs)
1983 – Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)
1984 – Ian Rush (Liverpool)
1985 – Neville Southall (Everton)
1986 – Gary Lineker (Everton)
1987 – Clive Allen (Spurs)
1988 – John Barnes (Liverpool)
1989 – Steve Nicol (Liverpool)
1990 – John Barnes (Liverpool)
1991 – Gordon Strachan (Leeds)
1992 – Gary Lineker (Spurs)
1993 – Chris Waddle (Sheff Wed)
1994 – Alan Shearer (Blackburn)
1995 – Jurgen Klinsmann (Spurs)
1996 – Eric Cantona (Man Utd)
1997 – Gianfranco Zola (Chelsea)
1998 – Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal)
1999 – David Ginola (Spurs)
2000 – Roy Keane (Man Utd)
2001 – Teddy Sheringham (Man Utd)
2002 – Robert Pires (Arsenal)
2003 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
2004 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
2005 – Frank Lampard (Chelsea)
2006 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
2007 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd)
2008 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd)
2009 – Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
2010 – Wayne Rooney (Man Utd)
2011 – Scott Parker (West Ham)
2012 – Robin van Persie (Arsenal)
2013 – Gareth Bale (Spurs)
2014 – Luis Suárez (Liverpool)
2015 – Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

2016 – Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)


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