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Premier League 20 Seasons Awards Winners
The Premier League 20 Seasons Awards reached their conclusion on Tuesday night at an awards ceremony in London celebrating 20 years of English football’s top league. The Premier League 20 Seasons Awards winners categories included best player, best goal, best celebration, best game, and fantasy football team, amongst others. Manchester United dominated the fantasy team awards, while Arsenal’s invincibles won best team after going unbeaten in the Premier League during the 2003 / 2004 season. Best manager went to Sir Alex Ferguson.
Over 300,000 fans voted on categories including goal, save, match, celebration and Fantasy Team, from a pick of players who have graced the Premier League over the last 20 Seasons, while there were also six expert panel categories in the Premier League 20 Seasons Awards, including Manager, Team, Season, Player, Memorable Quote and Fantasy Team.
For a list of the Premier League 20 Seasons Awards in full, here are all the winners:
PANEL VOTES – PREMIER LEAUGE 20 SEASONS AWARDS
Ryan Giggs – Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson - Manchester United
Arsenal – 2003 / 04 – The “Invincibles”
This Season got voted the best season of the last 20 Seasons – 2011 / 12 – Man City Champions
MOST MEMORABLE QUOTE
Newcaste United’s Manager Kevin Keegan’s “I will love it if we beat them…” from 1996
PUBLIC VOTES – PREMIER LEAGUE 20 SEASONS AWARDS
Wayne Rooney - Manchester United – Overhead Kick versus Man City – February 2011
Manchester United vs Manchester City - 4-3 – September 2009
Craig Gordon – Sunderland vs Bolton Wanderers – December 2010
Eric Cantona – Manchester United vs Sunderland – December 1996
FANTASY FOOTBALL TEAMS – 20 SEASONS AWARDS
Expert Panel Fantasy XI: Peter Schmeichel; Gary Neville, Tony Adams, Rio Ferdinand, Ashley Cole; Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs; Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer.
Public Vote Fantasy XI: Peter Schmeichel; Gary Neville, Tony Adams, Nemanja Vidic, Ashley Cole; Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Steven Gerrard, Ryan Giggs; Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer.
Other tributes and awards were given to Alan Shearer, the top Premier League goalscorer of all time with 260 goals; David James for keeping 173 clean-sheets (more than any other goalkeeper); and Ryan Giggs for his 598 Premier League appearances for Manchester United.
Lets hope the next 20 Seasons are just as thrilling as the previous 20, and that next season’s just as exciting as this one’s been too!