Celebration time at 20th annual FA Women's Football Awards

Friday 01 Jun 2018
Ellen White was voted the 2018 Vauxhall England Women's Player of the Year

The FA Women’s Football Awards has celebrated another exciting year for women’s football at The Brewery in London this evening.

The 20th edition of the annual awards ceremony celebrated the very best of women’s football including grassroots, domestic and international football.

The list of winners is:

Vauxhall England Player of the Year - Ellen White
Vauxhall Young England Player of the Year - Beth Mead

FA WSL Head Coach of the Year - Emma Hayes, Chelsea Women
FA WPL Manager of the Year - Riteesh Mishra, Charlton Athletic Women

FA WSL Club of the Year - Chelsea Women
FA WPL Club of the Year - Derby County Ladies

FA WSL 1 Players' Player of the Year - Jill Scott & Ann-Katrin Berger
FA WSL 2 Players' Player of the Year - Zoe Ness
FA WPL Players' Player of the Year - Leigh Dugmore
FA WPL Division 1 Players' Player of the Year - Nicola O’Connell

FA WSL 1 Save of the Season - Sophie Baggaley
FA WSL 1 Top Goalscorer - Ellen White
FA WSL 2 Top Goalscorer - Jessica Sigsworth
FA WPL Northern Division Top Goalscorer - Rosie Axten
FA WPL Southern Division Top Goalscorer - Kit Graham
FA WPL Division 1 North Top Goalscorer - Jodie Redgrave & Yasmine Swarbrick
FA WPL Division 1 Midlands Top Goalscorer - Jordan Atkin
FA WPL Division 1 South East Top Goalscorer - Allesandra Barreca
FA WPL Division 1 South West Top Goalscorer - Natasha Knapman

Best Participation Initiative - Future Fives
Unsung Hero - Jackie Batten-Lincoln
Special Award - Tony Leighton & Sue Lopez

Baroness Sue Campbell, head of women’s football at The FA, said: "This evening’s FA Women’s Football Awards has given us all an opportunity to look back and celebrate everything that has been achieved in women’s football in the last season, from grassroots to the elite level.

"It has been a season spearheaded by major developments in key areas of The Gameplan for Growth and I’m proud of all that’s been achieved.

"England climbed to number two in the world rankings, we had a record-breaking attendance at the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, over 900 SSE Wildcats Centres are now open and the restructure of the women’s domestic game.

"Thanks to all the clubs, players and facilitators who have made this progress possible and we now look ahead to another great season."

By FA Staff