THE 2022 FINALISTS 

ARMSTRONG PROJECTS

NORTHWEST

FOOTBALL AWARDS

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

2022 FINALISTS

Community Initiative of the Season, in association with the PFA

Burnley FC in the Community – Burnley FC Foodbank

Everton in the Community – Trainee Detectives Scheme

LFC Foundation – Game on

Preston North End Community and Education Trust  – PR1-Community

Rochdale AFC Community Trust – The One Stop Bus Stop

Wigan Athletic Community Trust – Supporters Project: Tackling Loneliness

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 in the Community

Wigan Athletic Community Trust

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

Burnley FC in the Community

Everton in the Community

LFC Foundation

Kick It Out Promoting Inclusion Award

Alternative Football League

Manchester United Foundation – Inclusive Reds: Disability Football Provision

Preston North End Community and Education Trust

Business and Professional Services to Football

Eleven Sports Media

Evelyn Partners

Glaisyers ETL Global

Red Star Education

Safeguarding Today Ltd

Urban Zoo Gamechanger and Streamline

Best Club Marketing, Sponsorship or Engagement Campaign

Bolton Wanderers – ‘Be Part Of It’ Season Ticket Marketing Campaign

Preston North End – Play Your Part – 2022/23 Season Card Campaign

Fan Media, Channel or Podcast of the Season

City Xtra

The Boundary Park Alert System!

The Scarf Bergara Wore

Northwest Football Journalist or Broadcaster of the Season

Andy Bayes – BBC Radio Lancashire

Jon Colman – News & Star / The Cumberland News

Adam Crafton – The Athletic UK

Simon Hughes – The Athletic UK

Greg O’Keeffe – The Athletic UK

Natalie Pike – BBC, BBC Radio Manchester and Manchester City FC

Danny Taylor – The Athletic UK

Unsung Hero

Emma Fletcher – Head of Girls’ Development, Manchester United Foundation

Zachary Wilmer – Clapforclarky

Manager of the Season

Matt Beard – Liverpool FC Women

Dave Challinor – Stockport County

Pep Guardiola – Manchester City

Jürgen Klopp – Liverpool Football Club

Leam Richardson – Wigan Athletic

Billy Seymour Impact Award

To be announced on Monday, 7th November

Fabrice Muamba Award for Outstanding Service to Football Medicine & Performance

To be announced on Monday, 7th November

The Armstrong Projects Moment of the Season

To be announced on Monday, 7th November

The Maurice Watkins, CBE Lifetime Contribution Award

To be announced on Monday, 7th November

Players of the Season:

Player of the Season Finalists will be announced on Monday, 10 October.  Public vote closes at 12 noon on Friday 7 October.  Vote now at https://www.northwestfootballawards.com/vote-nwfa-2022/

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