Jordan Henderson is both the ultimate professional and now a bona fide Liverpool legend. Two other Liverpool players – right back Trent Alexander-Arnold and goalkeeper Alisson Becker – also received votes. “Enjoy the moment because you can enjoy it, you don’t have to play at the weekend at Newcastle. "It will be won by a Liverpool player," said the Manchester City. The winner is selected by a vote amongst the members of the Football Writers' Association (FWA), which comprises around 400 football journalists based throughout England. JORDAN HENDERSON has an outstanding season on and off the pitch by scooping the FWA Footballer of the Year prize. The Anfield skipper’s efforts off the pitch have also been recognised as he led the #playerstogether initiative during the Covid-19 crisis to “distribute money to where it is needed most” in the battle against the global pandemic. Henderson, 30, beat team-mates Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane plus Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Man United’s Marcus Rashford to claim the award. 1’: BJP injects free Covid vaccine in Bihar elections, TN, MP announce free vaccine for all: To buy or not to buy — why BJP’s Bihar move as a surprise to states, Rain clouds over West Bengal south districts this week: Met, West Bengal: Record 4,157 cases added even as daily recoveries keep rising, By organising Durga Puja, BJP tries to project ‘Bangaliana’, discard ‘Hindi heartland’ image, HC ban on visitors’ entry to durga puja pandals: Revellers to bank on giant screens for darshan, app for online pushpanjali, Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Statutory provisions on reporting (sexual offenses), This website follows the DNPA’s code of conduct. But an individual award without the collective achievement wouldn't mean anywhere as much to me - if anything at all.". No one individual is responsible for that – it’s a collective effort and that’s how I view accepting this honour. (Source: Reuters) Liverpool’s Premier League title winning captain Jordan Henderson was named England’s Footballer of the Year on Friday in the annual vote of the Football Writers’ Association (FWA).. Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Liverpool pair Virgil … Jordan Henderson scored 4 league goals and registered 5 assists this season. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been named the 2019-20 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. Salah was overlooked (Image: Liverpool FC via Getty Images) Read More Related Articles. The midfielder, who lifted the Reds' first title for 30 years on Wednesday, was the outright winner ahead of Kevin De Bruyne.

“As grateful as I am I don’t feel like I can accept this on my own. The Footballer of the Year trophy has been awarded since 1948 when Sir Stanley Matthews was its first recipient. Liverpool’s Premier League title winning captain Jordan Henderson was named England’s Footballer of the Year on Friday in the annual vote of the Football Writers’ Association (FWA). Nathan Ake to Man City: £35m transfer could strengthen weak spot in defence as Pep Guardiola tries to close gap on Liverpool. The Welshman picks up his third gong in a week after the PFA Player and Young Player of the Year awards. First player to win both PFA and FWA awards in the same season. These lads have made me a better player – a better leader and a better person. The Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year (often called the FWA Footballer of the Year, or in England simply the Footballer of the Year) is an annual award given to the player who is adjudged to have been the best of the season in English football. I would love for Kevin to score goals but he enjoys making assists too.". FWA chair Carrie Brown said: "Leadership is intangible and often unquantifiable unless it is inarguable. No one individual is responsible for that - it's a collective effort and that's how I view accepting this honour. Copyright © 2020 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. All Rights Reserved, Jordan Henderson wins 2020 FWA Footballer of the Year award, Bihar crimes: Nitish’s 15 years — Murders, abduction for ransom down, stretched police, In jute belt, Nitish all the way: ‘Got jal, bijli, only lack PDS’, LJP manifesto — Jobs, ‘caste-free’ society, PM Modi forced parties to show report cards, not caste, says JP Nadda, Rajendra Singh: Rebel loyalist, or loyalist rebel, Kanhaiya Kumar: 'It's not a referendum on Modi, the anger is against Nitish', EC takes note of packed rallies, warns parties of action for flouting Covid protocols, BJP-JD(U) alliance 'superhit' like Sachin-Sehwag in cricket: Rajnath Singh. The 30-year-old becomes the 12th Liverpool player to win the prestigious end of season award which has been handed out since 1948. Not just in producing the moments that make the headlines and the back pages but every day in training. [1] The award has been presented since the 1947–48 season, with the inaugural winner being Blackpool winger Stanley Matthews.

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The latest winner of the award as of 2019–20 is Jordan Henderson of Liverpool. I know the human being behind the player – you would deserve an award for that as well. Maybe you dreamt of it, I’m not sure you thought it would happen, but I know you are confident enough to have big dreams. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been named the 2019-20 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is the only three-time winner of the award, with seven players picking up the prize twice. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Thirty-one wins from 37 games see the Reds top the Premier League by 18 points ahead of this weekend’s final day, while Henderson also lifted the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup this season. In 2018-19, Sterling picked up 62 per cent of the vote, more than 100 ahead of Van Dijk. FWA chairwomen Carrie Brown saluted the England international for his work. On one occasion two players shared the award for a season. The Footballer of the Year trophy has been awarded since 1948 when Stanley Matthews was its first recipient. Jordan Henderson wins FWA Footballer of the Year award. Jordan Henderson is both the ultimate professional and now a bona fide Liverpool legend. I don't feel like anything I've achieved this season or in fact during my whole career has been done on my own.

Henderson is the 12th Liverpool player to be awarded the accolade, after Ian Callaghan (1974), Kevin Keegan (1976), Emlyn Hughes (1977), Kenny Dalglish (1979 and 1983), Terry McDermott (1980), Ian Rush (1984), John Barnes (1988 and 1990), Steve Nicol (1989), Steven Gerrard (2009), Luis Suarez (2014) and Mohamed Salah (2018).

“'The voting criteria for the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year is one who leads by precept and example and in this country's darkest moment, Jordan, unprompted, personally rallied club captains to establish #PlayersTogether.

“Millions of pounds have been raised for the NHS and significantly #PlayersTogether is now an established collective power base for players to engage in campaigns, none more so evident in the ongoing and powerful anti-racism #BlackLivesMatter campaign.”. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. [11], First winner of the award from outside the. Developed and maintained by the LFC Technology and Transformation Team. Also won the PFA Players' Player of the Year award in 1976 to become the first player to win both awards. The Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year (often called the FWA Footballer of the Year, or in England simply the Footballer of the Year) is an annual award given to the player who is adjudged to have been the best of the season in English football. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).