Rooney nets more gongs

Wayne Rooney has picked up the Football Writers Association (FWA) Player of the Year award. It is the striker’s third individual award inside a week after 34-goal Rooney also secured the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) and PFA Fans’ Awards. With 80 per cent of the vote, Rooney beat both Didier Drogba in second and Carlos […]

Gallery: Rooney wins player of the year award

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney picked up the PFA Players Player of the Year trophy in a ceremony last night. It is the first time Rooney has won the award, voted on by fellow professionals, having scored 34 goals this season. Rooney, who won the Young Player of the Year awards in 2005 and 2006, also made the […]

Giggs backlash begins

Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs was presented with this year’s Professional Footballers Association award for Player of the Year on Sunday night. But the Welshman barely had time to place the gong is his overflowing trophy cabinet before the backlash began. Quel surprise! “He’s only started 12 Premier League games this season,” argued the Daily Mail before putting up […]