Henderson, Whalley, Payne, Beckles and Nolan are the winners
PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Sunday 6th May 2018
Bratby Gases Goal of the season: Shaun Whalley
Shropshire Homes Young player of the year: Dean Henderson
Nick Jones Wealth planning Top Goal scorer: Stefan Payne
Shropshire Star fan of the season: Rosemarie Cliffe
Salop Leisure Player’s player of the season: Jon Nolan
Player in the community award: Omar Beckles
Montgomery Waters Player of the season: Jon Nolan
The Official Player of the year awards 2018 event sponsored by Montgomery Waters got underway with the full squad and staff in attendance in the Sovereign suite at The Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium. Chairman Roland Wycherley, CEO Brian Caldwell and Shrewsbury Town board were all in attendance.
Jon Nolan was the stand out winner, winning two awards, including: The Salop leisure Player’s Player Of The Season and The Montgomery Waters Player Of The Season which capped off an impressive season for the centre midfielder.
Loanee Dean Henderson scooped up the Shropshire Homes Young Player Of The Year. The Goalkeeper has kept 14 clean sheets during his season on loan at Town.
Striker Stefan Payne was also awarded for his goal scoring efforts with the Nick Jones Wealth Management Top Goal Scorer Award. The striker notched 14 goals in all competitions for The Shrews. Although, the Bratby Gases Goal Of The Season went to Shaun Whalley for his curling effort from outside of the box against MK Dons earlier on in the season.
Omar Beckles won The Player In The Community Player Of The Season for his efforts in supporting Shrewsbury Town in the community and all the chartable work they do. Beckles was commended for his work for The Community and his own charity work. Omar has founded Hub 356, which aims to raise awareness on the issues of mental health.
Highlight of the night was Rosemarie Cliffe, who won the Shropshire Star Fan Of the Season. Rosemarie has been supporting Town for over 50 years, home and away. She was presented with her own Town shirt, signed by her the whole squad for her efforts in supporting Town for over five decades.
Paul Hurst signed the night off by saying: “It’s been an absolutely fantastic season. We should all reflect and understand what a season we have had because we were favourites for relegation.
“I hope for everyone connected with Shrewsbury Town that we achieve our goal of getting promoted to the championship, but if not, next season will be a different season. We have a very special group of players and staff. Everyone has contributed massively this season.”