Player Of The Year Award

  • Tottenham's Gareth Bale in line to win award treble April 19, 2013

    London: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale is hot favourite to win the Player of the Year Award from his fellow professionals after the short-list for this season's nominations was issued on Friday. The Wales international, 23, is also favourite to win the Young Player of the Year Award, the other honour...
  • Suarez would be greatest not to win award, says Gerrard March 11, 2013

    London: Liverpool's Luis Suarez will be the greatest player not to win one of England's player of the year awards if he is overlooked this season, according to his captain Steven Gerrard. The tricky Uruguayan netted with an impudent finish in Liverpool's 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday to take...
  • Anderson wins England player of the year award May 14, 2012

    London: James Anderson was named England's cricketer of the year for 2011-12 at a ceremony at Lord's here on Monday. The Lancashire seamer saw off competition from fellow nominees Stuart Broad and Alastair Cook for an award voted for by the English cricket media. The award recognises outstanding performances in all...
  • Drogba, Toure up for African player award November 11, 2011

    Cairo: Ivory Coast trio Yaya Toure, Didier Drogba and Gervinho were among 10 footballers nominated for the African Player of the Year award on Wednesday. The three English Premier League players were joined by 2010 winner Samuel Eto'o and Ghanaian internationals Andre Ayew, Asamoah Gyan and Kevin-Prince Boateng on a list...
  • Zizou on FIFA Player of the Year list October 13, 2006

    Zurich: Despite ending his career with an infamous head-butt, Zinedine Zidane was nominated for this year's FIFA World Player of the Year award. Soccer's world governing body on Thursday released its shortlists of 20 women and 30 men in contention for the two annual awards honoring its best players. Coaches and captains...