Football: Chris Bass Jr named FA Player of the Year

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St George’s winger Chris Bass Jr has been named as the Isle of Man FA’s Footballer of the Year.

Bass Jr will receive the coveted Burrell Rose Bowl for a record fourth time at Friday, July 28’s FA awards night after his consistent performances and 27 Premier League goals helped his side win the Grand Slam for a third time.

Ashley Webster’s 36 league goals for Peel secured him the Golden Boot award as Premier League top goalscorer.

In Division Two, Braddan’s Andy Glover has done the double once again, winning the Division Two Player of the Year and Silver Boot accolades. His 53 league goals helped the Swans to the second-tier title plus Woods Cup and Gold Cup victories.

In women’s football, Peel’s Kira Buchan has been named the Women’s Player of the Year for 2016/17, while 16-year-old Alex Honour has been awarded the Under-21 Women’s Player of the Year in her first season in senior football.

Rob Mason of Colby has won the Masters Player of the Year after helping his side win the Masters’ FA Cup.

Gymnasium have been awarded the Fred Faragher Fairplay Award for 2016-17.

The winners will receive their awards at the presentation evening on Friday, July 28 at Douglas Golf Club.

Tickets for the evening, which starts at 7.30pm, are priced at £20 and are available from the Isle of Man FA office at the Bowl.

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