Writer: Gavin John Day
Date:Monday May 5 2014
Luis Suarez has been named the 2014 Football Writers' Association Player of the Year ahead of club captain Steven Gerrard...
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has scooped the Football Writers' Association Player of the Year award for 2014.
Winning the prestigious accolade, voted for by sports journalists, makes it a double for the Uruguayan after lifting the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year crown last week.
The 27-year-old won the FWA's equivalent with 52% of the vote, ahead of Anfield colleague Steven Gerrard and Manchester City's Yaya Toure.
Upon announcing the results, FWA chairman Andy Dunn, of the Sunday Mirror, commented: "Those members who have been fortunate enough to be working at a match involving Luis Suarez have witnessed an astonishing talent first-hand.
"Tireless endeavour allied to extraordinary imagination makes an irresistible combination. Add ingenious, impudent finishing and you have a footballer who truly quickens the pulse.
"Luis is a remarkable gifted addition to the long and distinguished list of winners of our award."
Suarez is rewarded after becoming the first Liverpool player to reach 30 league goals in a single campaign during the Premier League era.
His goals, and all-round endeavour, have helped the Merseysiders exceed expectations and with two games remaining Brendan Rodgers' side could still lift the title.
The Reds, who are assured of a return to the Champions League next term, are next in action tonight knowing a win against surprise package Crystal Palace will guarantee runners-up spot.
Suarez will collect his trophy from the FWA at a gala dinner to be held on May 15 in London.
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!|
Date:Monday May 5 2014
Liverpool: Reds Start ICC With Olympiacos Win (Monday July 28 2014)
Liverpool: £20m Lovren Signing Announced (Monday July 28 2014)
Liverpool: Remy Deal Cancelled (Sunday July 27 2014)
Liverpool: Clear As Day 2013-14 Issue 9 (Sunday July 27 2014)
Liverpool: Lallana Out For Six Weeks (Saturday July 26 2014)
Liverpool: Reds Go Back In For Bertrand (Friday July 25 2014)
Liverpool: Rodgers After Value Not Marquee Buys (Thursday July 24 2014)
Liverpool: Reds Suffer Roma Defeat (Thursday July 24 2014)
Liverpool: Clear As Day 2013-14 Issue 8 (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Liverpool: New Spanish Full-Back Linked (Tuesday July 22 2014)
|4.||Marc Without his Dad||2|
|8.||Patrick Ó Fearghasa||1|
|7. Hull City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|8. Leicester City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Distin pleased with Thailand trip
» Everton : 29/07/2014 11:00:00
|Güten Morgan, Good Jay
» Spurs : 29/07/2014 09:51:00
|The sacrificial case of Vlad Chiriches!
» Spurs : 29/07/2014 09:47:00
|Could Eto`o Move from West to East?
» Chelsea : 29/07/2014 09:20:00
|Proving Your Point
» Man City : 29/07/2014 09:16:00