FRAN KIRBY is Women’s Footballer of the YearCongratulations to Fran Kirby, who has won the FWA Women's Footballer of the Year award again, having been the inaugural winner of our award in 2018.
With 25 goals and 18 assists in all competitions so far, the 27-year-old has been brilliant for the newly crowned FAWSL champions and the partnerships she has formed, particularly with Australian striker Sam Kerr, have proven too hot-to-handle for defences both at home and across the continent.
Salah and Kirby collect FWA awardsMo Salah of Liverpool and Fran Kirby of Chelsea Ladies collected their Footballer and Womens Footballer of the Year awards at the Football Writes' Association's annual dinner in London on Thursday May 10.
Both stars were enormously popular winners and gave thanked the FWA and their football colleagues in their speeches. Both had other commitments in their busy schedules - Kirby left later in the evening to attend Chelsea's awards night, while Salah flew in by private jet from Liverpool's own awards event.
MO SALAH IS FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
SALAH IS FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
Mohamed Salah is the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year.
The Liverpool forward narrowly beat Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne in a ballot of over 400 FWA members, with the winning margin less than 20 votes.