Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

PFA Fans' Player Of Month Award Announced

PFA Fans' Player Of Month Award Announced

January contenders for PFA Fans` Player of the Month Award announced

The big names are again in the frame as the votes continue to pour in for the PFA Fans` Player of the Month for January.

Premier League
Steven Gerrard - Liverpool
Ryan Giggs - Manchester United
Frank Lampard - Chelsea
Cristiano Ronaldo - Manchester United

Championship

Kevin Doyle - Reading
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake - Wolves
Lee Grant - Sheffield Wednesday
Jason Scotland - Swansea City

League One
Fabian Delph - Leeds United
Andy Frampton - Millwall
Matt Fryatt - Leicester City
Neil Harris - Millwall
League Two

Barry Conlon - Bradford City
Simeon Jackson - Gillingham
Luke O'Brien - Bradford City
Marvin Bartley - Bournemouth

The Premier League`s top three clubs - Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea - are all well represented, but there`s still five days of voting to go.

Voting for this month`s award closes at midnight on January 31. Fans can vote for their player of the month at: http://fansaward.givemefootball.com/vote?pid=75&cid=10199

The likes of Steven Gerrard, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Frank Lampard are no strangers to the PFA`s monthly and annual awards, and they are all up there scrapping for the latest honours.

Gerrard continues to be an inspiration for Liverpool who have just been overtaken in the race for the Premiership title by United, thanks largely to the efforts of Giggs and Ronaldo.

But don`t rule Chelsea out of the running just yet, and fully expect Lampard to again step up to the plate in the absence of midfield pal Joe Cole who has been ruled out for the season with a serious knee injury.

In the Championship, the top two clubs - Wolves and Reading - and the division`s top two goalscorers - Kevin Doyle and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake - are leading the way.

Doyle has struck 17 goals for Reading so far this season and they are now hot on the heels of leaders Wolves, for whom 16-goal Ebanks-Blake is the major threat.

Swansea`s Jason Scotland is not far behind in the goal stakes and his 12 goals thus far have helped keep the Welsh club in the hunt for a play-off place. Lee Grant of Sheffield Wednesday is also among the contenders for the fans` player award as the Owls too look for a top six finish.

Fabien Delph continues to win many admirers in League One, and he was on target in Leeds` recent win over Brighton just days after the Yorkshire club said they have rejected overtures from a couple of Premier League clubs.

December winner Neil Harris of Millwall is again in the hunt, as is reigning League Two Fans` Player of the Month in League Two, Luke O`Brien of Bradford.

Register your vote for the player you think has been the star performer in his respective division this month: www.fansaward.givemefootball.com

About the PFA Fans` Player of the Month Awards

Every month of the football season, four fans who have voted for the divisional winners get the chance to present the PFA Fans` Player of the Month Award to their football hero on the pitch at a home game. One of the yearly fan winners will be invited to the prestigious PFA Player of the Year Awards dinner.

The awards are endorsed by the players and supported by the Premiership, Championship, League One and League Two clubs and The Fans Supporters Federation. The PFA's commitment to this award confirms the organisation's belief that fans, as well as players, are the lifeblood of the game.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday January 26 2009
Time: 1:09PM

Comments

0
Kevin Doyle - Reading =]
Blitz
04/03/2009 11:02:00
0
how come these sites arnt updated as much as others?
bluemooner_mcfc
11/03/2009 14:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Warnock feels Reading's pitch could harm play-off push

Neil Warnock has never been keen to pass Reading a compliment, but he's at it again, slating the condition of our pitch.

Technology For The Championship In 2017/18

On Thursday the Football League confirmed that there was now an agreement in principle for the introduction of goal-line technology from the start of the 2017/18 season.

Stam On Brentford Win

Reading's position in the play-offs was strengthened with a win over Brentford. It also closed the gap between the Royals and top two Newcastle and Brighton.

Video - Reading 3-2 Brentford

Having lost the lead Reading came back to score two late goals in a 3-2 win against Brentford. This victory means the Royals are just five points off an automatic promotion spot.

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Al Habsi2%
Gunter0%
Moore0%
Blackett0%
Obita0%
Mutch0%
Williams12%
Kelly0%
Swift0%
McCleary12%
Grabban0%
Sub - Evans12%
Sub - Kermorgant62%
Sub - Beerens0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Reading Results (view all)

Reading Fixtures (view all)

Feb 21 2017 7:45PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 25 2017 5:30PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 8:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 17 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment