Sadio Mane, Emre Can and Trent Alexander-Arnold among the winners at Liverpool awards

10 May 2017

Catch up with all the winners from Liverpool’s end-of-season awards, where Sadio Mane picked up two honours for his breakthrough campaign.


Mane, was named supporters’ Player of the Season at the club’s annual Players’ Awards which were held at Anfield’s newly expanded Main Stand.

The Reds’ top scorer walked away with two awards, having also been named the First Team’s Player’s Player of the Season following his outstanding debut season with Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Winners of other player accolades included 18 year-old defender, Trent Alexander-Arnold, who received Young Player of the Season after making his senior debut for the club this season.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  of Liverpool during the Liverpool FC Player Awards at Anfield on May 9, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 09:  (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Ben Woodburn of Liverpool after winning Academy Player of the season award during the Liverpool FC Player Awards at Anfield on May 9, 2017 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool FC’s youngest-ever goalscorer, Ben Woodburn, took Academy’s Players’ Player of the Year, while Wales international and captain, Sophie Ingle, scooped Liverpool Ladies FC Players’ Player of the Season.

Liverpool FC Legend, Roger Hunt MBE, was awarded LFC’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Such was the admiration on the Kop for ‘Sir’ Roger Hunt during the 1960s that the prolific striker was bestowed with an honorary knighthood by Liverpool supporters after he was the only Red in the starting lineup when England won the World Cup in 1966.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 09:  (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) David Fairclough, David Johnson, Phil Thompson, Ian Callaghan, Phil Neal ex players of Liverpool after winning the Outstanding Team Achievement Award during the Liverpool FC Player Awards at Anfield on May 9, 2017 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Fairclough; David Johnson; Phil Thompson; Ian Callaghan; Phil Neal

LFC’s Rome ’77 team were also honoured on the night and took home the Outstanding Team Achievement Award for their emphatic victory against Borussia Mpnchengladbach and their unwavering devotion to the Club over the years.

Watched by a 57,000 strong crowd, the team took the Reds to victory in the 1977 European Cup final with a thrilling 3-1 win, to secure the Club’s first European Cup title.

The award was presented by former captain and now U18s manager, Steven Gerrard, who paid a fitting tribute to his boyhood heros.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  of Liverpool during the Liverpool FC Player Awards at Anfield on May 9, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

The final award of the night was the Club’s inaugural Special Recognition Award, presented to Lucas Leiva by Club Legend and non-executive director, Kenny Dalglish, as Lucas celebrates 10 years at the LFC this month.

Award Winners

  • Trent Alexander-Arnold, Young Player of the Season
  • Sadio Mane, Player of the Season
  • Ben Woodburn, Academy Player of the Season
  • Emre Can, Goal of the Season
  • Sadio Mane, First Team’s Players’ Player of the Season
  • Sophie Ingle, Ladies’ Players Player of the Season
  • Liverpool’s Rome ’77 team, Outstanding Team Achievement Award
  • Roger Hunt, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Lucas Leiva, Special Recognition Award
  • Cyprus, Supporters’ Club of the Season
  • Jeremy Barnes, Bill Shankly Community Award
  • Liverpool’s Disability Support Team, Staff Recognition Award

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