WITH the football season all but over, perhaps it is time for a few awards. All personal choices, of course, many from my experiences across the season, and I’ve tried to keep them local.
MANAGER OF THE
MANAGER OF THE
LAST 12 GAMES award
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN AWARD
WERE YOU RIGHT AWARD?
Shared. The Blades fans in the car-park shouting abuse at Danny Wilson’s appointment and Owls fans berating the decision to sack Gary Megson.
LAST LAUGH AWARD
EXPERIMENT THAT FAILED AWARD
Doncaster Rovers and the Willie McKay project.
BEST FOOTBALL SEEN AWARD
Barnsley in the first half v Derby County.
MOST ENTERTAINING FOOTBALL AWARD
Sheffield Wednesday at Huddersfield (runners-up: Charlton at Chesterfield)
WORST GAME SEEN AWARD
Millers 0 Port Vale 1 in a wind tunnel at Don Valley
IT ISN’T MORE
IMPORTANT THAN LIFE OR DEATH AWARD
MOST EMOTIONAL GOAL OF THE SEASON AWARD
Billy Sharp right after the death of his baby son.
BLINK AND YOU MISSED IT AWARD
Ricardo Vaz Te scoring after nine seconds v Palace, Oakwell’s fastest ever goal.
MANAGERIAL QUOTES AWARD
SWEEPING IT UNDER THE CARPET AWARD
Doncaster Rovers when faced with a decision over El Hadji Diouf’s alleged nightclub appearance
FOND FAREWELL/GOOD RIDDANCE BUT THANKS AWARD
Don Valley Stadium.
FOR GETTING WELL WRAPPED UP AND STICKING IT OUT AWARD
Millers fans at DVS.
WISH I’D EXPERIENCED IT AWARD
A GREAT DAY TO
Chesterfield at Wembley.
The Friday afternoon announcement of guilty verdict on Ched Evans..
CLASS ACT AWARD
Kevin Phillips (for Blackpool v Owls, FA Cup replay).
Young Harry Maguire.
UNUSUALLY QUIET AWARD
Owls fans in build-up to the derby at Hillsborough.
LOOKING FORWARD TO IT AWARD
New York Stadium.
THANKS A LOT AWARD
Tony Stewart (from all Millers fans)
TIMELY SUSPENSION AWARD
Rob Jones. It allowed Miguel Llera to stay in the side - and look what he did then!
United and Wednesday for enthralling us all as they kept jumping over each other.
LUCKY ESCAPE AWARD
Those media guys who just happened to have moved a few yards away when Dean Saunders sent a ball smashing into a first-storey training ground window, sending glass showering down exactly where they’d been standing!
COME ON YOU CAN DO IT THIS TIME AWARD