JORDAN HENDERSON – Footballer of the Year
The Football Writers’ Association are delighted to announce that Jordan Henderson is the Footballer of the Year for 2019-20.
The Liverpool captain saw off stiff opposition from Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford as well as team-mates, Virgil Van Dijk and Sadio Mane to claim the honour, the oldest individual award in the world.
Football Book of the Year shortlist announced
The shortlist for the Football Book of the Year has been announced with former winner James Montague among the six contenders for this year’s top prize in the 16th Sports Book Awards.
His probe into football’s super rich owners — The Billionaires Club — contrasts sharply with Tom van Hulsen’s book — Game Changers — on Dutchmen Arnold Muhren and Frans Thijssen, who were the outstanding stars of Bobby Robson’s Ipswich Town team three decades ago.
Jurgen Klopp’s remarkable message to Mo Salah, the FWA, Rhian Brewster and Gareth SouthgateJurgen Klopp sent a remarkable message to Mo Salah, the FWA, Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster and Gareth Southgate on Thursday evening (May 10) as the 'Egyptian King' collected the Footballer of the Year award.
Klopp was unable to attend the FWA dinner because he was at Liverpool's own awards ceremony, from which Salah jetted down to London in time to be presented with his trophy.