FWA Tribute Award

Gerrard playing for Liverpool F.C. in 2014
Lampard playing for Chelsea in 2014
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool and Frank Lampard of Chelsea are two of the more recent winners

The Football Writers' Association Tribute Award (often called the FWA Tribute Award, or simply the Tribute Award) is given to an individual who has contributed the most to football and/or played the best football over the previous season.[1][2]

The award was first given in 1983, and was won by Ron Greenwood.

All-time winnersEdit

2020sEdit

Year Winner(s)
2020   Vincent Kompany

2010sEdit

Year Winner(s)
2019   Gareth Southgate
2018   Pelé
2017   Wayne Rooney
2016   Patrick Vieira
2015   Didier Drogba
2014   José Mourinho
2013   Steven Gerrard
2012   Gary Neville /   Paul Scholes
2011   Thierry Henry
2010   Frank Lampard

2000sEdit

Year Winner(s)
2009   Harry Redknapp
2008   David Beckham
2007   Ryan Giggs
2006   Bryan Robson
2005   Arsène Wenger
2004   Jimmy Hill
2003   Tony Adams
2002   Graham Taylor
2001   Alan Shearer
2000   George Best

1990sEdit

Year Winner(s)
1999   Jim Smith
1998   Sir Geoff Hurst
1997   Gary Lineker
1996   Sir Alex Ferguson
1995   Sir Stanley Matthews
1994   Denis Law
1993   Brian Clough
1992   Sir Bobby Robson
1991   Peter Shilton
1990   Bobby Moore

1980sEdit

Year Winner(s)
1989   Sir Bobby Charlton
1988   Sir Tom Finney
1987   Kenny Dalglish
1986   Pat Jennings
1985   Sir Trevor Brooking
1984   Bob Paisley
1983   Ron Greenwood

Winners by countryEdit

Country Number of wins
  England 24 (1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019)
  Scotland 3 (1987, 1994, 1996)
  France 3 (2005, 2011, 2016)
  Northern Ireland 2 (1986, 2000)
  Wales 1 (2007)
  Portugal 1 (2014)
  Ivory Coast 1 (2015)
  Brazil 1 (2018)
  Belgium 1 (2020)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Football Writers' Association: The FWA Tribute Award". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2007.
  2. ^ "Previous Winners – Tribute | Football Writers' Association". footballwriters.co.uk. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

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