FWA Tribute Award

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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 winners[edit]

2020s[edit]

Year Winner(s)
2020 Belgium Vincent Kompany

2010s[edit]

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

2000s[edit]

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

1990s[edit]

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

1980s[edit]

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

Winners by country[edit]

Country Number of wins
England 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)

References[edit]

  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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