Steph Houghton is NE FWA Personality of the Year
Steph Houghton will receive the North East Football Writers’ Association’s Personality of the Year trophy, which is given in association with the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation to recognise someone who uses their position in football to benefit the wider community.
The 31-year-old Manchester City captain, described by The Football Association as, “a role model in every sense,” will receive recognition for her off-the-field activities, which include official roles with the Professional Players Association, UEFA, The James Milner Foundation and the NSPCC.
CHANGE OF DATE North East FWA Awards now February 23The FWA's North-East awards night has been put back to Sunday February 23rd at the Ramside Hall in Durham.
Originally scheduled for Feb 2, it has been put back to allow for the attendance of our winners.
It is the North East branch's showpiece event of the year, featuring the region's Player of the Year, Women's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year and many other awards.
Shearer leads North East FWA award-winnersAlan Shearer led a glittering line-up at the North East FWA's annual awards dinner, as the former Newcastle and England captain collected the region's Personality of the Year award, in association with the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.
Shearer was one of many famous football faces at the Ramside Hall, Durham, for another great evening that was superbly organised as ever by Colin Young, secretary of the North East branch of the FWA.
THE SAVOY SHOW GOES ON THANKS TO A DEGREE IN APPLIED STATISTICSBy CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
FOOTBALL WRITERS are used to working to deadlines. However many words may be needed for the match report, whatever the deadline...even if the WiFi goes down or the lap-top waves its ignominious magic wand and makes the copy disappear into the ether...words will be filed on time. Somehow.