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Liverpool: VL's April 2016 Player Of The Month

Liverpool: VL's April 2016 Player Of The Month

Who has won the Vital Liverpool Player of the Month award for Premier League performances during April 2016?...

April was a dramatic month for Liverpool FC with some memorable fixtures taking place, not least the stunning 4-3 Europa League quarter-final second leg victory over Borussia Dortmund at Anfield.

In Premier League terms, the Reds were undefeated with three wins and two draws from the five matches they played. Better still, one of those triumphs was an outstanding 4-0 thumping of neighbours Everton in the second Merseyside derby of the season.

The month did end in a degree of frustration however as the Reds surrendered a 2-0 lead in a 2-2 draw with relegation-threatened Newcastle United before losing the first leg of their European semi-final with Villarreal.

Sadly, the dropped points against the Magpies, coupled with a defeat at Swansea City on May 1, have effectively ended any hopes of Liverpool mounting a late run at the top four.

During their five league outings, Jürgen Klopp's men scored an impressive 15 times and conceded just four.

Due to the number of games played in April - eight in total - the German rotated his side regularly and gave a number of squad and youth team players outings, which has made the outcome of this month's POTM even more close and unpredictable than usual...

The Vital Liverpool Player of the Month is determined by the individual MOTM awards cast for each Premier League fixture. In the event of no clear winner, the editor has the deciding vote.

Vital Liverpool's Player of the Month for April 2016 is
» James Milner «

Individual Man Of The Match Awards
As voted for by site users

HOME vs. Newcastle United D (2-2)

1st. Adam Lallana (53%)
2nd. Alberto Moreno (20%)
3rd. James Milner (13%)

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HOME vs. Everton W (4-0)

1st. James Milner (40%)
2nd. Lucas Leiva (20%)
3rd. Mamadou Sakho (13%)

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AWAY vs. AFC Bournemouth W (1-2)

1st. Daniel Sturridge (42%)
2nd. Joe Allen (36%)
3rd. Jordan Ibe (10%)

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HOME vs. Stoke City W (4-0)

1st. Divock Origi (40%)
2nd. Joe Allen (30%)
3rd. James Milner (10%)

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HOME vs. Tottenham Hotspur D (1-1)

1st. Philippe Coutinho (58%)
2nd. Dejan Lovren (23%)
3rd. Simon Mignolet (11%)

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Previous winners
March 2016: Adam Lallana
February 2016: Roberto Firmino
January 2016: Roberto Firmino
December 2015: Dejan Lovren
November 2015: Jordan Ibe
October 2015: Lucas Leiva
September 2015: Alberto Moreno
August 2015: Philippe Coutinho
April 2015: Simon Mignolet
March 2015: Simon Mignolet
February 2015: Emre Can
January 2015: Philippe Coutinho
December 2014: Philippe Coutinho
November 2014: Rickie Lambert
October 2014: Philippe Coutinho
September 2014: Adam Lallana
May 2014: Daniel Sturridge
April 2014: Steven Gerrard
March 2014: Luis Suarez
February 2014: Daniel Sturridge
January 2014: Raheem Sterling
December 2013: Luis Suarez
November 2013: Simon Mignolet
October 2013: Luis Suarez
May 2013: Philippe Coutinho
April 2013: Philippe Coutinho
March 2013: Luis Suarez
February 2013: Steven Gerrard
January 2013: Jordan Henderson
December 2012: Luis Suarez
November 2012: Jose Enrique

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Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Thursday May 5 2016
Time: 3:26PM

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