Previous Winners – Footballer of the year

 1948 – Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)

 1949 – Johnny Carey (Man United)

 1950 – Joe Mercer (Arsenal)

 1951 – Harry Johnston (Blackpool)

 1952 – Billy Wright (Wolves)

 1953 – Nat Lofthouse (Bolton)

 1954 – Tom Finney (Preston)

 1955 – Don Revie (Man City)

 1956 – Bert Trautmann (Man City)

 1957 – Tom Finney (Preston)

 1958 – Danny Blanchflower (Spurs)

 1959 – Syd Owen (Luton)

 1960 – Bill Slater (Wolves)

 1961 – Danny Blanchflower (Spurs)

 1962 – Jimmy Adamson (Burnley)

 1963 – Stanley Matthews (Stoke)

 1964 – Bobby Moore (West Ham)

 1965 – Bobby Collins (Leeds)

 1966 – Bobby Charlton (Man Utd)

 1967 – Jack Charlton (Leeds)

 1968 – George Best (Man Utd)

 1969 – Dave Mackay (Derby) & Tony Book (Man City)

 1970 – Billy Bremner (Leeds)

 1971 – Frank McLintock (Arsenal)

 1972 – Gordon Banks (Stoke)

 1973 – Pat Jennings (Spurs)

 1974 – Ian Callaghan (Liverpool)

 1975 – Alan Mullery (Fulham)

 1976 – Kevin Keegan (Liverpool)

 1977 – Emlyn Hughes (Liverpool)

 1978 – Kenny Burns (Forest)

 1979 – Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)

 1980 – Terry McDermott (Liverpool)

 1981 – Frans Thijssen (Ipswich)

 1982 – Steve Perryman (Spurs)

 1983 – Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool)

 1984 – Ian Rush (Liverpool)

 1985 – Neville Southall (Everton)

 1986 – Gary Lineker (Everton)

 1987 – Clive Allen (Spurs)

 1988 – John Barnes (Liverpool)

 1989 – Steve Nicol (Liverpool)

 1990 – John Barnes (Liverpool)

 1991 – Gordon Strachan (Leeds)

 1992 – Gary Lineker (Spurs)

 1993 – Chris Waddle (Sheff Wed)

 1994 – Alan Shearer (Blackburn)

 1995 – Jurgen Klinsmann (Spurs)

 1996 – Eric Cantona (Man Utd)

 1997 – Gianfranco Zola (Chelsea)

 1998 – Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal)

 1999 – David Ginola (Spurs)

 2000 – Roy Keane (Man Utd)

 2001 – Teddy Sheringham (Man Utd)

 2002 – Robert Pires (Arsenal)

 2003 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)

 2004 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)

 2005 – Frank Lampard (Chelsea)

 2006 – Thierry Henry (Arsenal)

 2007 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd)

 2008 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Man Utd)

 2009 – Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)

 2010 – Wayne Rooney (Man Utd)

 2011 – Scott Parker (West Ham)

 2012 – Robin van Persie (Arsenal)

 2013 – Gareth Bale (Spurs)

 2014 – Luis Suárez (Liverpool) 

2015 – Eden Hazard (Chelsea) 

2016 – Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)   

2017 – N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) 

2018 – Mohammed Salah (Liverpool)

2019 – Raheem Sterling (Man City)

2020 – Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)

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