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.
Jamie Vardy voted FWA Footballer of the Year 2016
Leicester forward Jamie Vardy is the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year 2016.
The England international collected 36% of members’ votes, making him a clear winner ahead of Foxes' team-mates Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante.
The 29-year-old has scored 24 goals for club and country so far this season, which have helped to put Leicester on the verge of winning the Barclays Premier League title.
Drogba honoured by FWA accoladeChelsea forward Didier Drogba spoke of his pride at joining the list of prestigious winners of the Football Writers' Association Tribute Award at a gala dinner in London.
The Ivory Coast forward, 36, was guest of honour at the January 2015 event, and was presented with the long-running accolade from FWA chairman Andy Dunn.
Mourinho Tribute To ‘Phenomenal’ DrogbaChelsea forward Didier Drogba will be the guest of honour at the 2015 Football Writers' Association Tribute Night at the Savoy Hotel, London.
Here, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reflects on Drogba the player and the person.
A Tribute to Andy Porter
Story reproduced courtesy of Tottenham Hotspur FC
Andy Porter's love affair with Spurs began with the FA Cup Final in 1967. He didn't look back.
“Can you do 30 seconds, Mike?”Henry Winter, Football Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, looks back on the career of BBC chief football correspondent Mike Ingham, who retired after the World Cup.
Football hurtles back with indecent haste, but a friendly face - and familiar voice - will be absent from the Press room for the first time in 30 years.
Mike Collett of Reuters analyses the Barclays Premier League run-inMike Collett of Reuters analyses the Barclays Premier League run-in at both ends of the table.
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STEVE STAMMERS OF THE SUNDAY MIRROR LOOKS AHEAD TO BAYERN MUNICH v ARSENAL
Steve Stammers of The Sunday Mirror looks ahead to the second leg of Arsenal's Champions League last 16 clash against Bayern Munich, examines the Gunners' defensive problems and whether Arsene Wenger's men can force their way back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League.
MEDIA SHOULD TAKE A MORE POSITIVE APPROACH TO FOOTBALLERSFWA chairman Andy Dunn on how the press can benefit from the Olympic Games...
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
THE GOODWILL factor from the London 2012 Olympic Games that keeps a smile on British faces will have an inevitable knock-on effect as the 2012/13 season gets under way. Comparisons between the manner in which our gold medallists conducted them and the stereotyped image of footballers will be made, with the anti-football brigade penning columns along the lines of “why can’t these overpaid Premier League stars behave like Olympians?”
My Week: Dan JohnsonDan Johnson, Premier League Director of Communications on a ‘spy’ at a Premier League meeting...banning journalists...and an Arsenal/Spurs groundshare
Part of the continued appeal of working in football and the media is the varied nature of the issues and never quite knowing what each day is going to bring. It keeps life interesting, challenging and makes sure you’re always on your toes. I have been at the Premier League for 11 years now and plenty of things have changed, but that buzz you get from wondering quite what the day will bring has remained constant.