Important notice – FOTY dinner postponedThe National Committee of the Football Writers' Association has been in continuing discussions with the game's authorities over the impact of the coronavirus.
Given the current suspension of all fixtures and the potential threat to our members, we have taken the decision to postpone the Footballer of the Year Dinner on Thursday May 14.
Sterling and Parris at the double in FWA awards
Raheem Sterling is the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year 2019, and in a unique double for Manchester City and England, Nikita Parris is the FWA's Women's Footballer of the Year.
Sterling, the City and England forward was a clear winner in the vote of over 400 FWA members, taking 62 per cent of the poll and 100 votes more than Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk. His fellow City forward Sergio Aguero placed third.