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Is Liverpool braced for a clean sweep of PFA awards?
09:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Not since the 2013/14 season have two players from the same team hit 20 goals or more in a single campaign. In that campaign, it was Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge who achieved the feat. Unfortunately, their efforts couldn't…

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Other than VVD and Raheem, PFA Player of the Year Award is a farce
12:00 Thursday 25th April 2019

Virgil van Dijk will be crowned as the PFA Player of the Year on Sunday and deservedly so. The Dutchman has transformed into the world’s best centre back over this season, turning Liverpool from also-rans into serious title contenders…

Premier League
Can Mohamed Salah win the Ballon d’Or?
17:00 Friday 27th April 2018

One big question doing the rounds this past week: can Mohamed Salah win the Ballon d'Or? With each performance, the Egypt international is proving he belongs in the same bracket as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The two super-humans…

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Kevin De Bruyne is the PFA Player of the Year in waiting
16:00 Thursday 8th February 2018

Fans in England have never had it this good. For the remarkable football on display, controversial officiating and sheer quality of players, the Premier League leads the way in focus, attention and coverage. Not for an enthralling race at the…

Why there should be a separate PFA award for goalkeepers and defenders
15:00 Friday 14th April 2017

Towards the end of the every season, players up and down the country vote for the PFA Player's Player of the Year but goalkeepers and defenders are almost always overlooked. This week the shortlist for the award was announced and the six nominees…

Four Reasons Eden Hazard deserves to win PFA Player of the Year
13:00 Friday 14th April 2017

Early Thursday, the nominees for the PFA Player of the Year award were announced. On the list are names such as Romelu Lukaku, N'Golo Kante, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Harry Kane and Alexis Sanchez. However, of the six players listed, only one deserves…

Graeme Souness thinks Zlatan Ibrahimovic should be PFA Player of the Year
18:30 Thursday 13th April 2017

The PFA Player of the Year shortlist was revealed on Thursday morning. Chelsea's midfield engine N'Golo Kante is the bookmakers' early favourite and a popular choice among the pundits. Sky Sports' Graeme Souness, however, has chosen Manchester…

Assessing Contenders for PFA Player of the Year
10:30 Thursday 6th April 2017

With the 2016-17 Premier League season's business end fast approaching, it will not be long before a new PFA Player of the Year will be crowned. Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez won the 2015-16 award, having propelled the Foxes to a still improbable…

How Riyad Mahrez wrote his name in African football folklore
16:00 Friday 6th January 2017

Riyad Mahrez is having one of those years many footballers would have fantasised about or craved for. The 25-year-old capped an improbable calendar year by clinching the 2016 African Player of the Year award on Thursday - the highest individual…

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An Alternative Premier League Team of the Year 2015-16
15:58 Thursday 28th April 2016

Whilst those folks at the PFA have certainly came up with a splendid team of the year, we thought we would create an alternate XI, compromising of completely different players. It certainly goes to show the depth of talent within the English…