Ryan Cresswell and Sean Clohessy were selected for the PFA League Two team of the year last night. Here is a timely reminder of those Shrimpers who have won the clubs’ Player of the Year award and also been honoured by their fellow professionals.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
Five defenders have won the last five awards. The breakdown by position is: Defenders (19), Midfielders (14), Forwards (11), Keepers (5).
Ronnie Pountney (3), Billy Best (2) and Kevin Maher (2) are the only players to win the award more than once.
|Season||Player of The Year||Season||Player of The Year|
|1965/66||Tony Bentley||1989/90||Paul Sansome|
|1966/67||Trevor Roberts||1990/91||Peter Butler|
|1967/68||Billy Best||1991/92||Brett Angell|
|1968/69||John Kurila||1992/93||Stan Collymore|
|1969/70||Billy Best||1993/94||Chris Powell|
|1970/71||Alex Smith||1994/95||Ronnie Whelan|
|1971/72||Brian Albeson & Bill Garner||1995/96||Simon Royce|
|1972/73||Terry Johnson||1996/97||Keith Dublin|
|1973/74||Chris Guthrie||1997/98||Julian Hails|
|1974/75||Alan Moody||1998/99||Mark Beard|
|1975/76||Alan Little||1999/00||Nathan Jones|
|1976/77||Andy Ford||2000/01||Kevin Maher|
|1977/78||Colin Morris||2001/02||Daryl Flahavan|
|1978/79||Ronnie Pountney||2002/03||Leon Cort|
|1979/80||Ronnie Pountney||2003/04||Mark Gower|
|1980/81||Derek Spence||2004/05||Adam Barrett|
|1981/82||Dave Cusack||2005/06||Freddy Eastwood|
|1982/83||Ronnie Pountney||2006/07||Kevin Maher|
|1983/84||Micky Stead||2007/08||Nicky Bailey|
|1984/85||Steve Phillips||2008/09||Peter Clarke|
|1985/86||Richard Cadette||2009/10||Simon Francis|
|1986/87||Jim Stannard||2010/11||Chris Barker|
|1987/88||Dave Martin||2011/12||Mark Phillips|
|1988/89||David Crown||2012/13||Sean Clohessy|
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLERS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNERS
The PFA Awards were first awarded at the end of the 1973/4 season. Here are the Southend United players that were selected for their respective divisional teams.
Sean Clohessy and Ryan Cresswell join only Andy Ford (1976/7) and Richard Cadette (1985/6) to be nominated from a non-promotion winning side.
|1976/77||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.4||Andy Ford|
|1980/81||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.4||Mervyn Cawston, Dave Cusack, Anton Otulakowski, Derek Spence|
|1985/86||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.4||Richard Cadette|
|1986/87||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.4||Richard Cadette and Jim Stannard|
|1989/90||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.4||David Crown|
|1990/91||FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV.3||Brett Angell|
|2004/05||FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2||Adam Barrett, Kevin Maher|
|2005/06||FOOTBALL LEAGUE 1||Adam Barrett, Kevin Maher, Daryl Flahavan|
|2012/13||FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2||Sean Clohessy and Ryan Cresswell|