Vital Football

Latest Liverpool FC News

Liverpool: Borini's lands Sunderland Award

Liverpool: Borini's lands Sunderland Award

On-loan Reds forward Fabio Borini has been named as Sunderland's Young Player of the Year...

Italian international Fabio Borini has been rewarded for an excellent individual campaign at Sunderland with the club's Young Player of the Year award.

The attacker picked up the accolade, voted for by official SAFC supporters clubs, at a special presentation event last night.

Borini, 23, has made 35 appearances for the struggling Black Cats this term and scored seven goals.

Many of his strikes have been crucial, including Saturday's late penalty at Chelsea, which ironically helped his parent club's title prospects, and a stunning effort against local rivals Newcastle United back in October.

Borini was also on the scoresheet at Wembley during the Capital One Cup final earlier this year but couldn't prevent the Wearsiders from eventually going down 3-1 to Manchester City.

Gus Poyet's side, who three days before ending Jose Mourinho's unbeaten home record as Blues boss also earned an impressive point at the Etihad, currently remain bottom of the Premier League but can now climb out of the relegation zone if they win their game in hand.

Borini, who signed for Liverpool from Roma in July 2012 for a fee of around £10million, is expected to return to Anfield in the summer once his temporary switch to the Stadium of Light ends.

Manager Brendan Rodgers will need a bigger squad to cope with a return to the Champions League next season and is believed to retain high hopes for a player he previously worked with at both Chelsea and Swansea City.

Borini's debut season on Merseyside was hampered by foot and shoulder injuries which restricted him to just 13 league appearances.

Follow me on Twitter @superbag

Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Wednesday April 23 2014
Time: 11:04AM

Comments

0
love borini's work rate. certainly still has a future at lfc - better squad option than aspas & alberto etc
BigRed83
23/04/2014 13:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Adams Turns Professional

Recent Liverpool Articles

Liverpool: The Weekly LFC News Update (24/01/2017)

A selection of Liverpool Football Club-related stories and titbits you may have missed over the past seven days

Deloitte's Money League For 2017

The turn of a New Year means a new edition of Deloitte's Football Money League and analysis of the season just gone.

Liverpool: Lazar Markovic Swaps Lisbon For Hull

Surplus winger Lazar Markovic has left Sporting Lisbon for the less salubrious surrounds of Hull City

Most Expensive Player Values - Jan 2017

The Cies Football Observatory have been crunching their numbers again to produce the January 2017 edition of their highest player transfer values for the top leagues across Europe.

Archived Vital Liverpool Articles

Vital Liverpool articles from

Site Journalists

Gavin Kelley-Day
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Reach The EFL Cup Final?
Suggested By: Editor
Liverpool100%
Southampton0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Liverpool Results (view all)

Liverpool Fixtures (view all)

Jan 25 2017 8:00PM : Southampton (H)
Capital One Cup
Jan 31 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 5:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2017 8:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BigRed837
Vital Football Comment