Footballers of the Year Sterling and Parris
Raheem Sterling and Nikita Parris made it a win double for Manchester City and England as they collected their Footballer of the Year and Women's Footballer of the Year awards at our gala dinner on Thursday night.
The two strikers won the Football Writers' Association awards for their outstanding work on and off the pitch this season, and were presented with their honours by our new Chair Carrie Brown.
Carrie Brown becomes first female Chair of the FWA
CARRIE BROWN has succeeded Paddy Barclay as Chair of the Football Writers' Association, the first woman to hold the role and the first female chair of a major football organisation.
Carrie, who is Senior Sports Correspondent for beIN Sport, was elected unanimously at the FWA's Annual General Meeting on April 23.
FWA Live – Lampard and Scott on fine formOur latest FWA Live was a great success, with England Legends Frank Lampard and Alex Scott joining Carrie Brown, Neil Ashton and Paul McCarthy on a panel to discuss the FA Cup final, World Cup and many other topics.
Supported by our title sponsors William Hill, it was held at the Landmark Hotel, London, on Thursday May 17 and covered a lot of ground. Frank and Alex kindly donated their fees to charity. Frank donated his to the Matthew Harding Trust while Alex supported Millwall Lionesses, who are struggling to survive.