Kevin Ball to collect award at NE FWA dinnerFormer Sunderland captain Kevin Ball has joined the list of award-winners at a special football night later this month.
The North East Football Writers Association are to pay tribute to the Sunderland legend who has been player, caretaker manager and influential Academy coach for the club.
Ball, who made more than 350 appearances in nine years with the club and served twice as caretaker manager during his leading roles in the academy, will be recognised for his outstanding contribution to North East football.
Schar, Longstaff and Hill win North East FWA awards
Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar is the 2019 North East Football Writers’ Association’s Player of the Year.
His Newcastle team-mate Sean Longstaff is the NEFWA Young Player of the Year.
And Durham Women FC defender Kathryn Hill has been named Women’s Player of the Year.
CHANGE OF DATE North East FWA Awards now February 23The FWA's North-East awards night has been put back to Sunday February 23rd at the Ramside Hall in Durham.
Originally scheduled for Feb 2, it has been put back to allow for the attendance of our winners.
It is the North East branch's showpiece event of the year, featuring the region's Player of the Year, Women's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year and many other awards.
FWA Live North East Special – POSTPONEDFWA Live North East Special - POSTPONED until 2020
The FWA are sorry to announce that we have had to postpone the FWA Live North East Special in Durham, which was planned for this Thursday November 21, owing to circumstances beyond our control.
Instead the event, which will feature representatives from Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Newcastle United has been put back until after Christmas.
North East Legends to be honoured on Oct 10
ENGLAND LEGENDS TO BE HONOURED IN NORTH EAST
BRYAN ROBSON and Peter Reid, two of England's finest midfielders and later successful managers in the North East, will be presented with a Legend Awards by the North East Football Writers’ Association on October 10th at the Ramside Hall in Durham.