FAI International Football Awards

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FAI International Football Awards
Awarded for Outstanding achievements in association football
Sponsor Three[1]
Location RTÉ Television Centre, Donnybrook[1]
Country Republic of Ireland
Presented by Peter Collins[2]
First awarded 1989
Official website fai.ie
Television/Radio coverage
Network RTÉ Two

The FAI International Football Awards is an awards evening held to honour the best Irish international football players of the year.

Senior International awards[edit]

Senior International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Robbie Keane LA Galaxy
2012[4] Keith Andrews Bolton Wanderers
2011[5] Richard Dunne Aston Villa
2010[6] Kevin Doyle Wolverhampton Wanderers
2009[7] Robbie Keane Liverpool/Tottenham Hotspur
2008[8] Kevin Doyle Reading
2007[9] Richard Dunne Manchester City
2006[10] Shay Given Newcastle United
2005[11] Shay Given Newcastle United
2004[12] Kevin Kilbane Everton
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Damien Duff Blackburn Rovers
2001[15] Roy Keane Manchester United
2000[16] Mark Kinsella Charlton Athletic
1999[17] Alan Kelly Sheffield United/Blackburn Rovers
1998[18] Kenny Cunningham Wimbledon
1997[19] Roy Keane Manchester United
1996 Alan McLoughlin Portsmouth
1995 Andy Townsend Aston Villa
1994 Ray Houghton Aston Villa
1993 Steve Staunton Aston Villa
1992 John Aldridge Tranmere Rovers
1991 Paul McGrath Aston Villa
1990 Paul McGrath Aston Villa
1989 Kevin Moran Sporting Gijón

International Goal of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Opposition
2013[3] Shane Long  England
2012[4] Kevin Doyle  Kazakhstan
2011[5] Darron Gibson  Wales
2010[6] Kevin Doyle  Andorra
2009[7] Robbie Keane  France
2008[8] Andy Keogh  Serbia
2007[9] Kevin Doyle  Slovakia
2006[10] Kevin Kilbane  Czech Republic
2005[11] Robbie Keane  Israel
2004[12] Robbie Keane  Netherlands

Young International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] James McCarthy Everton
2012[4] James McCarthy Wigan Athletic
2011[5] Darren O'Dea Leeds United (on loan from Celtic)
2010[6] Shane Long Reading
2009[7] Darron Gibson Manchester United
2008[8] Aiden McGeady Celtic
2007[9] Stephen Ireland Manchester City
2006[10] Kevin Doyle Reading
2005[11] Stephen Elliott Sunderland
2004[12] Andy Reid Nottingham Forest
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Steven Reid Millwall
2001[15] Damien Duff Blackburn Rovers
2000[16] Richard Dunne Everton/Manchester City
1999[17] Robbie Keane Wolverhampton Wanderers/Coventry City
1998[18] Robbie Keane Wolverhampton Wanderers
1997[19] David Connolly Watford/Feyenoord
1996 Shay Given Blackburn Rovers
1995 Jeff Kenna Southampton/Blackburn Rovers
1994 Roy Keane Manchester United
1993 Roy Keane Nottingham Forest/Manchester United
1992 Terry Phelan Wimbledon/Manchester City
1991 John Connolly Bohemians
1990 Niall Quinn Arsenal/Manchester City
1989 Steve Staunton Liverpool

Youth International[edit]

Under-21 International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Sean Murray Watford
2012[4] Robbie Brady Hull City
2011[5] Robbie Brady Hull City (on loan from Manchester United)
2010[6] Seamus Coleman Everton
2009[7] Seamus Coleman Everton
2008[8] Owen Garvan Ipswich Town
2007[9] Stephen O'Halloran Southampton (on loan from Aston Villa)
2006[10] Kevin Foley Luton Town
2005[11] Kevin Doyle Reading
2004[12] Glenn Whelan Sheffield Wednesday
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Joe Murphy West Bromwich Albion
2001[15] Steven Reid Millwall
2000[16] Barry Quinn Coventry
1999[17] Alan Mahon Tranmere Rovers
1998[18] Kevin Kilbane West Bromwich Albion
1997[19] David Worrell Blackburn Rovers

Under-17 International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Jack Byrne Manchester City
2012[4] Jack Grealish Aston Villa
2011[5] Sean Kavanagh Fulham
2010[6] Sean McGinty Manchester United
2009[7] Stephen McDonnell Dundalk
2008[8] Aaron Doran Blackburn Rovers
2007[9] Conor McCormack Manchester United
2006[10] Terry Dixon Tottenham Hotspur
2005[11] Anthony Stokes Arsenal
2004[12] Darren Randolph Charlton Athletic
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Willo Flood Manchester City
2001[15] Pierre Ennis Aston Villa
2000[16] Stephen Brennan Newcastle United
1999[17] Andy Reid Nottingham Forest
1998[18] Shaun Byrne West Ham United
1997[19] Richie Partridge Liverpool/Stella Maris

Under-16 International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Robert Duggan Peterborough United
2012[4] Noe Baba Fulham
2011[5] Kyle McFadden Norwich City
2010[6] Michael Drennan Aston Villa
2009[7] John O'Sullivan Blackburn Rovers
2008[8] Mark O'Brien Derby County
2007[9] Conor Clifford Chelsea
2006[10] Jamie O'Brien Birmingham City
2005[11] Donal McDermott Manchester City
2004[12] Keith Treacy Blackburn Rovers
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Steven Foley-Sheridan Aston Villa
2001[15] Willo Flood Aston Villa
2000[16] Robbie Shields Leeds United/Cherry Orchard
1999[17] Richard McCarthy Manchester City/Stella Maris
1998[18] Cliff Byrne Sunderland/Home Farm
1997[19] T. Butler Sunderland/Stella Maris

League Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Killian Brennan St Patrick's Athletic
2012[4] Jason McGuinness Sligo Rovers/Shamrock Rovers
2011[5] Patrick Sullivan Shamrock Rovers
2010[6] Gary Twigg Shamrock Rovers
2009[7] Gary Twigg Shamrock Rovers
2008[8] Brian Murphy Bohemians
2007[9] Dave Mooney Longford Town/Cork City
2006[10] Ollie Cahill Shelbourne/Drogheda United
2005[11] George O'Callaghan Cork City
2004[12] Owen Heary Shelbourne
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Kevin Hunt Bohemians
2001[15] Glen Crowe Bohemians
2000[16] Pat Fenlon Shelbourne
1999[17] Paul Osam St Patrick's Athletic
1998[18] Colin Hawkins St Patrick's Athletic
1997[19] Peter Hutton Derry City

Hall of Fame[edit]

Year Winner
2013[3] Ronnie Whelan
2012[4] Kevin Sheedy
2011[5] Ray Houghton
2010[6] Frank Stapleton
2009[7] Ray Treacy
2008[8] Arthur Fitzsimons
2007[9] Paddy Mulligan
2006[10] Don Givens
2005[11] Mick Martin
2004[12] Gerry Daly
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Liam Tuohy
2001[15] Liam Brady
2000[16] Joe Haverty
1999[17] 1949 Irish team (v England)
1998[18] Shay Brennan/Tony Dunne
1997[19] Kevin O'Flanagan

International Personality[edit]

Year Winner
2013[3] Serbia Dejan Stanković
2012[4] Poland Zbigniew Boniek
2011[5] Czech Republic Pavel Nedved
2010[6] Wales Ian Rush
2009[7] Argentina Ricky Villa
2008[8] Netherlands Ruud Gullit
2007[9] Brazil Sócrates
2006[10] England Bobby Robson
2005[11] Italy Pierluigi Collina
2004[12] Northern Ireland Martin O'Neill
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] France Michel Platini
2001[15] England Jack Charlton
2000[16] Northern Ireland Pat Jennings
1999[17] Scotland Billy McNeill
1998[18] England Nobby Stiles
1997[19] Germany Franz Beckenbauer

Special Merit Award[edit]

Year Winner
2013[3] Ciara Grant
2012[4] Not Awarded
2011[5] Shamrock Rovers team
2010[6] Republic of Ireland women's national under-17 football team
2009[7] Olivia O'Toole
2008[8] Eddie Foley
2007[9] Jack Charlton
2006[10] Pete Mahon
2005[11] Sean McCaffrey
2004[12] Vincent Butler
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Des Casey
2001[15] Jim McLaughlin
2000[16] Dr Tony O'Neill/Tony Sheehan
1999[17] Billy Young
1998[18] Noel O'Reilly
1997[19] Eoin Hand

Senior Women's International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Louise Quinn Eskilstuna United
2012[4] Emma Byrne Arsenal Ladies
2011[5] Niamh Fahey Arsenal Ladies
2010[6] Fiona O'Sullivan AIK Stockholm
2009[7] Niamh Fahey Arsenal Ladies
2008[8] Niamh Fahey Arsenal Ladies
2007[9] Emma Byrne Arsenal Ladies
2006[10] Alisha Moran Harvard University
2005[11] Michele O'Brien Long Island Lady Riders
2004[12] Elaine O'Connor Hofstra Pride
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Yvonne Tracy Arsenal Ladies
2001[15] Olivia O'Toole Shamrock Rovers Ladies
2000[16] Ciara Grant Arsenal Ladies
1999[17] Claire Scanlan Troy University
1998[18] Yvonne Lyons Benfica (Waterford)
1997[19] Bernie Reilly Shamrock Rovers Ladies

Under-19 Women's International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Claire Shine Raheny United
2012[4] Emma Hansberry Castlebar Celtic
2011[5] Grace Moloney Reading
2010[6] Becky Walsh Salthill Devon
2009[7] Julie-Ann Russell Salthill Devon
2008[8] Karen Duggan Piltown
2007[9] Lynn Bradley Lynsey Wilton College
2006[10] Áine O'Gorman Stella Maris
2005[11] Niamh Fahey Salthill Devon
2004[12] Katie Taylor St. James's Gate
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Selina Moylan Lifford FC
2001[15] Marie Curtin Lifford FC
2000[16] Caroline Thorpe Arsenal Ladies
1999[17] Dolores Deasley Letterkenny Rovers

Under-17 Women's International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Savannah McCarthy Listowel Celtic
2012[4] Lauren Dwyer Wexford Youths Women
2011[5] Chloe Mustaki Peamount United
2010[6] Not Awarded
2009[7] Dora Gorman Salthill Devon
2008[8] Ciara Grant Kilmacrennan Celtic
2007[9] Gillian McDonnell Dundalk

Junior International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Paul Breen St. Michael's
2012[4] Adrian Walsh Carrick United
2011[5] James Walsh St. Michael's
2010[6] Ross Carrig Killester United
2009[7] Wayne Fitzgerald Carrick United
2008[8] Séamie Crowe Athenry
2007[9] David Lacey Killester United
2006[10] Michael Keogh Killester United
2005[11] David Conroy Ballymun United
2004[12] James Walsh St. Michael's
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Pat Holden Evergreen
2001[15] Christy McElligott Ballymun United
2000[16] Keith Bruen Portmarnock
1999[17] Gary McCormack Portmarnock
1998[18] Philip Long St. Kevin's Boys
1997[19] Barry Flynn Fairview Rangers

Intermediate Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Malachy McDermott Cockhill Celtic
2012[4] David O'Sullivan Wayside Celtic
2011[5] Brendan O'Connell Rockmount
2010[6] Séamie Crowe Athenry
2009[7] Ken Hoey Rockmount
2008[8] Derek Prendergast Bangor Celtic
2007[9] Paul McCabe Crumlin United
2006[10] Ken Hoey Rockmount
2005[11] Ruari Beechinor Rockmount
2004[12] Ian Callaghan Wayside Celtic
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Graham Dunning Bluebell United
2001[15] B. Porter Letterkenny Rovers
2000[16] Brian Healy Temple United
1999[17] Jonathan King Ashtown Villa

Football for All International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Noel O'Donnell Irish Deaf Men's Squad
2012[4] Davy Byrne Irish Homeless World Cup Team
2011[5] Adrian Clarke Irish Special Olympics International Squad
2010[6] Richard Dougherty Irish Deaf Men's Squad
2009[7] Luke Evans Ireland CP Soccer team
2008[8] Stephen Coleman Ireland Street League
2007[9] Kieran Woods Park FC
2006[10] Gary Messitt Cerebral Palsy Sport Ireland/Glencormack United
2005[11] Joe Watson Irish Deaf Sports/Waterford Crystal FC
2004[12] Rita Doherty Special Olympics Ireland
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Graham Dunning Cerebral Palsy Sport Ireland

FAI School's International Player of the Year[edit]

Year Winner Club
2013[3] Alan Browne Preston North End/Nagle Community College
2012[4] Sean Maguire CBS Kilkenny
2011[5] Hugh Douglas Belvedere FC/Saint Brendan's College
2010[6] Robert Benson Marist College
2009[7] Shane Howard Colaiste Eoin, Carlow
2008[8] John Mulroy Moyle Park College
2007[9] Patrick Mullins CBS Sexton Street
2006[10] Conor Powell Bohemians/Portmarnock Community School
2005[11] Gary Deegan Bohemians/Chanel College
2004[12] Darren Quigley UCD/St Laurence's College
2003[13] No award ceremony.
2002[14] Vincent Tyrell Bohemians/St. Declan's
2001[15] Ashley White St Macartan's College
2000[16] Alan Murphy Galway United/Ballinrobe Community School
1999[17] Conor O'Grady Sligo Rovers/Summerhill College
1998[18] Kevin Doherty Liverpool/Home Farm/St. Joseph's C.B.S.
1997[19] Ronnie O'Brien Middlesbrough/St. Brendans

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Prior to the under-19 award there was the Youths Player of the Year Award which was awarded to players of a similar age group to that of the under-19 award.

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