Writer: Site Staff
Date:Wednesday May 14 2008
LEAGUE HONOUR GOLDEN SIX
The winners of the 2007/08 PUMA Golden Boot and PUMA Golden Glove awards have been announced. The leading scorers and shot-stoppers from all three divisions of The Football League are set to receive specially designed golden trophies to mark their respective achievements in all competitions this season.
The winner of the Golden Boot for the Championship is Wolverhampton Wanderers` prolific striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake. The ex-Manchester United player has notched 25 goals this season, including 13 for previous club Plymouth Argyle before his move to Molineux in the January transfer window.
The Golden Glove goes to West Bromwich Albion`s veteran keeper Dean Kiely who recorded 18 clean sheets, as he helped the Baggies clinch the Coca-Cola Championship title.
In League 1, Trinidad & Tobago star Jason Scotland added a Golden Boot to his winner`s medal by scoring 28 goals for Swansea City. Whilst Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Paul Smith, runner-up 12 months ago, recorded 25 clean sheets to help his side secure Championship football next term.
Peterborough United`s Aaron Mclean registered 33 goals in his first full season at London Road to take the League 2 Golden Boot. Milton Keynes Dons` French goalkeeper Willy Gueret won the League 2 Golden Glove award with 23 shut-outs as his side stormed to a League and Johnstone`s Paint Trophy double.
In announcing the PUMA Golden Boot and Golden Glove Award winners, Lord Mawhinney, Chairman of The Football League, said:
'Goalscorers and Goalkeepers are frequently the difference between success and failure in football. Each of these winners has made an enormous contribution to their club this season and they fully deserve this extra recognition."
Richard Callaway, Teamsports Marketing Manager at PUMA UK, added:
"Strikers and goalkeepers can often win a match for their team with a last minute goal or breathtaking save. These accolades give us an opportunity to reward players of all levels - congratulations to all of the winners."
Goals and clean sheets in The Coca-Cola Football League, Carling Cup, Johnstone`s Paint Trophy and FA Cup sponsored by E.ON have all counted towards the PUMA Golden Boot and Golden Glove awards.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, Wolverhampton Wanderers, 25 goals
Kevin Phillips, West Bromwich Albion, 24
James Beattie, Sheffield United, 22
Stern John, Southampton, 19
Date:Wednesday May 14 2008
Record is a bonus for Wolves (Wednesday March 12 2014)
Stats: Swindon v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wednesday March 12 2014)
Wolves players racially abused (Tuesday March 11 2014)
Stats: Walsall v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Sunday March 9 2014)
Points target for promotion? (Friday March 7 2014)
Player Of The Month: League 1 (Michael Jacobs) (Friday March 7 2014)
Wolves have to enjoy the pressure (Thursday March 6 2014)
Wolves hand out contract extention to defender (Wednesday March 5 2014)
League 1 MOTM February Nomination: Jackett (Wednesday March 5 2014)
League 1 POTM February Nomination: Jacobs (Wednesday March 5 2014)
|2. Leyton Orient||36||22||8||6||+37||74|
|7. MK Dons||36||15||7||14||+5||52|
|RUFC - Frecks 'It Was A Good Away Win'
» Rotherham : 12/03/2014 15:38:00
|6 Goal Game Makes It 127 For City!
» Coventry : 12/03/2014 14:58:00
|Vital Posh MOTM Results -V- Sheff Utd
» Peterborough : 12/03/2014 13:01:00
» Peterborough : 12/03/2014 12:00:00
|RUFC - Millers v Bantams For Sky!
» Rotherham : 12/03/2014 11:21:00
|RUFC - Thanks For The Travelling Fans
» Rotherham : 12/03/2014 11:08:00
|RUFC - Millers Boss Praise For Midfield
» Rotherham : 12/03/2014 11:04:00