THE 2021 FINALISTS 

LADBROKES NORTHWEST

FOOTBALL AWARDS

Congratulations to the region’s brightest and best in the game

2021 FINALISTS

Community Initiative of the Season, in association with the PFA

Remember the Rovers – Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Schools’ Mental Wellbeing Project – Burnley FC in the Community

City Thrive – City in the Community

Blue Family – Everton Football Club

LFC Foundation Community Wellbeing Hubs – Liverpool FC Foundation

Community Club of the Season – All other Leagues, in association with the PFA

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Blackpool FC Community Trust

Bolton Wanderers in the Community

Preston North End Community and Education Trust

Tranmere Rovers Football Club

Wigan Athletic Community Trust

Community Club of the Season – Premier League, in association with the PFA

Burnley FC in the Community

City in the Community

Everton in the Community

Liverpool FC Foundation

Manchester United Foundation

Kick It Out Promoting Inclusion Award

Everton Football Club

Foundation 92 – One Community For All

Preston North End Community and Education Trust – Together As One Anti-Racism Education Programme

Bootle Bucks Inclusion FC

Creative Football

Liverpool County FA – World in One City

Business and Professional Services to Football

Brabners LLP

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants

Urban Zoo – Gamechanger

Best Club Marketing, Sponsorship or Engagement Campaign

Manchester United – ILOVEUNITED

Preston North End – ‘It’s Time to Come Home’ Season Card Campaign

Tranmere Rovers Football Club – Designed for you, by you!

Northwest Football Journalist or Broadcaster of the Season

Carl Anka – The Athletic UK

James Ducker – Daily & Sunday Telegraph

Sam Matterface – talkSPORT

Caoimhe O’Neill – The Athletic UK

David Ornstein – The Athletic UK

Daniel Taylor – The Athletic UK

Unsung Hero

Paul Hession

Mark Randles

James Tagg

Manager of the Season

Derek Adams – Morecambe FC

Neil Critchley – Blackpool FC

Ian Evatt – Bolton Wanderers

Pep Guardiola – Manchester City

Leam Richardson – Wigan Athletic

The Athletic Rising Star of the Season

Harvey Elliott – Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Curtis Jones – Liverpool Football Club

Kyle Joseph – Wigan Athletic Football Club

Calum Macdonald – Tranmere Rovers Football Club

Shola Shoretire – Manchester United Football Club

Sepp van den Berg – Preston North End

Jerry Yates – Blackpool Football Club

The Athletic Women’s Rising Star of the Season

Ona Batlle – Manchester United Women’s Football Club

Lauren Hemp – Manchester City

Ceri Holland – Liverpool FC Women

Player of the Season – The National League

John Rooney – Stockport County

Tony Thompson – Altrincham FC

Player of the Season – League Two

Dylan Bahamboula – Oldham Athletic Football Club

Peter Clarke – Tranmere Rovers Football Club

Cole Stockton – Morecambe Football Club

Player of the Season – League One

Seamus Conneely – Accrington Stanley Football Club

Will Keane – Wigan Athletic Football Club

Chris Maxwell – Blackpool Football Club

Player of the Season – Championship

Adam Armstrong – Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Ryan Ledson – Preston North End

Player of the Season – Premier League

Ruben Dias – Manchester City

Mo Salah – Liverpool Football Club

Luke Shaw – Manchester United Football Club

Women’s Player of the Season

Feiruz Abdullahi – Salford City Football Club

Ona Batlle – Manchester United Women’s Football Club

Missy Bo Kearns – Liverpool FC Women

Izzy Christiansen – Everton Football Club

Chloe Kelly – Manchester City

Fan Media, Channel or Podcast of the Season

To be announced on Monday, 22nd November

Moment of the Season

To be announced on Monday, 22nd November

Billy Seymour Impact Award, in association with The Offside Trust

To be announced on Monday, 22nd November

Lifetime Contribution

To be announced on Monday, 22nd November

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