Premier League player of the year

Footballer of the Year Awards from Season 1947-48 to 2017-18

Table detailing the Football Writer’s Association and Professional Footballers Association Player of the Year Award, PFA Young Player of the Year, Premier League Player of the Season, IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper, European & FIFA World Player of the Year Awards.

YearFWAPFAPFA (Young - Under 23)Premier LeagueIFFHS World's Best GoalkeeperEUROPEAN (France Football)FIFA WorldYear
1947-48Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)

PFA Football Awards

PFA Young Football Awards

Premier League Award

IFHS

France Football Award

FIFA Football

1947-48
1948-49Johnny Carey (Manchester United)1948-49
1949-50Joe Mercer (Arsenal)1949-50
1950-51Harry Johnston (Blackpool)1950-51
1951-52Billy Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers)1951-52
1952-53Nat Lofthouse (Bolton Wanderers)1952-53
1953-54Tom Finney (Preston North End)1953-54
1954-55Don Revie (Manchester City)1954-55
1955-56Bert Trautmann (Manchester City)Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)1955-56
1956-57Tom Finney (Preston North End)Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid) 1956-57
1957-58Danny Blanchflower (Tottenham Hotspur)    Raymond Kopa (Real Madrid) 1957-58
1958-59Syd Owen (Luton Town)   Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid) 1958-59
1959-60Bill Slater (Wolverhampton Wanderers)    Luis Suarez (Barcelona)1959-60
1960-61Danny Blanchflower (Tottenham Hotspur)    Omar Sivori (Juventus) 1960-61
1961-62Jimmy Adamson (Burnley)    Josef Masopust (Dukla Prague) 1961-62
1962-63Stanley Matthews (Stoke City)    Lev Yashin (Moscow Dynamo) 1962-63
1963-64Bobby Moore (West Ham United)    Denis Law (Manchester United) 1963-64
1964-65Bobby Collins (Leeds United)    Eusébio (Benfica) 1964-65
1965-66Bobby Charlton (Manchester United)    Bobby Charlton (Manchester Utd) 1965-66
1966-67Jackie Charlton (Leeds United)    Florian Albert (Ferencvaros) 1966-67
1967-68George Best (Manchester United)    Georgie Best (Manchester United) 1967-68
1968-69Tony Book (Manchester City) &    Gianni Rivera (AC Milan) 1968-69
Dave Mackay (Derby County)     
1969-70Billy Bremner (Leeds United)    Gerd Muller (Bayern Munich) 1969-70
1970-71Frank McLintock (Arsenal)    Johan Cryff (Ajax) 1970-71
1971-72Gordon Banks (Stoke City)    Franz Beckenbauer (Bayern Munich) 1971-72
1972-73Pat Jennings (Tottenham Hotspur)    Johan Cryff (Barcelona) 1972-73
1973-74Ian Callaghan (Liverpool)Norman Hunter (Leeds United)Kevin Beattie (Ipswich Town)  Johan Cryff (Barcelona) 1973-74
1974-75Alan Mullery (Fulham)Colin Todd (Derby County)Mervyn Day (West Ham United)  Oleg Blokhin (Dynamo Kiev) 1974-75
1975-76Kevin Keegan (Liverpool)Pat Jennings (Tottenham Hotspur)Peter Barnes (Manchester City)  Franz Beckenbauer (Bayern Munich) 1975-76
1976-77Emlyn Hughes (Liverpool)Andy Gray (Aston Villa)Andy Gray (Aston Villa)  Allan Simonsen (Borussia Moenchen) 1976-77
1977-78Kenny Burns (Nottingham Forest)Peter Shilton (Nottingham Forest)Tony Woodcock (Nottingham For)  Kevin Keegan (SV Hamburg) 1977-78
1978-79Kenny Daglish (Liverpool)Liam Brady (Arsenal)Cyrille Regis (West Bromwich Albion)  Kevin Keegan (SV Hamburg) 1978-79
1979-80Terry McDermott (Liverpool)Terry McDermott (Liverpool)Glenn Hoddle (Tottenham Hotspur)  Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern Munich) 1979-80
1980-81Frans Thijssen (Ipswich Town)John Wark (Ipswich Town)Gary Shaw (Aston Villa)  Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern Munich) 1980-81
1981-82Steve Perryman (Tottenham Hotspur)Kevin Keegan (Southampton)Steve Moran (Southampton)  Paulo Rossi (Juventus) 1981-82
1982-83Kenny Daglish (Liverpool)Kenny Daglish (Liverpool)Ian Rush (Liverpool)  Michel Platini (Juventus) 1982-83
1983-84Ian Rush (Liverpool)Ian Rush (Liverpool)Paul Walsh (Luton Town)  Michel Platini (Juventus) 1983-84
1984-85Neville Southall (Everton)Peter Reid (Everton)Mark Hughes (Manchester United)  Michel Platini (Juventus) 1984-85
1985-86Gary Lineker (Everton)Gary Lineker (Everton)Tony Cottee (West Ham United)  Igor Belanov (Dynamo Kiev) 1985-86
1986-87Clive Allen (Tottenham Hotspur)Clive Allen (Tottenham Hotspur)Tony Adams (Arsenal) Jean-Marie Pfaff (Bayern Munich)Ruud Gullit (AC Milan) 1986-87
1987-88John Barnes (Liverpool)John Barnes (Liverpool)Paul Gascoigne (Newcastle United) Rinat Dasayev (Spartak Moscow)Marco van Basten (AC Milan) 1987-88
1988-89Steve Nichol (Liverpool)Mark Hughes (Manchester United)Paul Merson (Arsenal) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan)Marco van Basten (AC Milan) 1988-89
1989-90John Barnes (Liverpool)David Platt (Aston Villa)Matthew Le Tissier (Southampton) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan)Lothar Matthaus (Inter Milan) 1989-90
1990-91Gordon Strachan (Leeds United)Mark Hughes (Manchester United)Lee Sharpe (Manchester United) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan)Jean-Pierre Papin (Marseille)Lothar Matthaus (Inter Milan)1991
1991-92Gary Lineker (Tottenham Hotspur)Gary Pallister (Manchester United)Ryan Giggs (Manchester United) Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United)Marco van Basten (AC Milan)Marco van Basten (AC Milan)1992
1992-93Chris Waddle (Sheffield Wednesday)Paul McGrath (Aston Villa)Ryan Giggs (Manchester United) Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United)Roberto Baggio (Juventus)Roberto Baggio (Juventus)1993
1993-94Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers)Eric Cantona (Manchester United)Andy Cole (Newcastle United) Michel Preud'homme (Mechelen)Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona)Romario (Barcelona)1994
1994-95Jurgen Klinsmann (Tottenham Hotspur)Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers)Robbie Fowler (Liverpool)Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers)José Luis Chilavert (Vélez Sársfield)George Weah (AC Milan)George Weah (AC Milan)1995
1995-96Eric Cantona (Manchester United)Les Ferdinand (Newcastle United)Robbie Fowler (Liverpool)Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United)Andreas Köpke (Marseilles)Matthias Sammer (Borussia Dortmund)Ronaldo (PSV Eindhoven & Barcelona)1996
1996-97Gianfranco Zola (Chelsea)Alan Shearer (Newcastle United)David Beckham (Manchester United)Juninho (Middlesbrough)José Luis Chilavert (Vélez Sársfield)Ronaldo (Inter Milan)Ronaldo (Barcelona & Inter Milan)1997
1997-98Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal)Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal)Michael Owen (Liverpool)Michael Owen (Liverpool)José Luis Chilavert (Vélez Sársfield)Zinadine Zidane (Juventus)Zinadine Zidane (Juventus)1998
1998-99David Ginola (Tottenham Hotspur)David Ginola (Tottenham Hotspur)Nicholas Anelka (Arsenal)Dwight Yorke (Manchester United)Oliver Kahn (Bayern Munich)Rivaldo (Barcelona)Rivaldo (Barcelona)1999
1999-00Roy Keane (Manchester United)Roy Keane (Manchester United)Harry Kewell (Leeds United)Kevin Phillips (Sunderland)Fabien Barthez (Manchester United)Luis Figo (Barcelona)Zinadine Zidane (Juventus)2000
2000-01Teddy Sheringham (Manchester United)Teddy Sheringham (Manchester United)Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)Patrick Vieira (Arsenal)Oliver Kahn (Bayern Munich)Michael Owen (Liverpool)Luis Figo (Real Madrid)2001
2001-02Robert Pires (Arsenal)Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United)Craig Bellamy (Newcastle United)Freddie Ljungberg (Arsenal)Oliver Kahn (Bayern Munich)Ronaldo (Inter Milan & Real Madrid)Ronaldo (Inter Milan & Real Madrid)2002
2002-03Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Jermaine Jenas (Newcastle United)Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)Pavel Nedved (Juventus)Zinadine Zidane (Real Madrid)2003
2003-04Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Scott Parker (Chelsea)Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan)Ronaldinho (Barcelona)2004
2004-05Frank Lampard (Chelsea)John Terry (Chelsea)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)Frank Lampard (Chelsea)Petr Čech (Chelsea)Ronaldinho (Barcelona)Ronaldinho (Barcelona)2005
2005-06Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)Thierry Henry (Arsenal)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus/Real Madrid)Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus/Real Madrid)2006
2006-07Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)Kaka (AC Milan)Kaka (AC Milan)2007
2007-08Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester Utd)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)2008
2008-09Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)Ashley Young (Aston Villa)Nemanja Vidić (Manchester United)Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2009
2009-10Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)James Milner (Aston Villa)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)(Merged with FIFA Award)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2010
2010-11Scott Parker (West Ham United)Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)Nemanja Vidić (Manchester United)Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2011
2011-12Robin van Persie (Arsenal)Robin van Persie (Arsenal)Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2012
2012-13Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)2013
2013-14Luis Suarez (Liverpool)Luis Suarez (Liverpool)Eden Hazard (Chelsea)Luis Suárez (Liverpool)Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)2014
2014-15Eden Hazard (Chelsea)Eden Hazard (Chelsea)Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)Eden Hazard (Chelsea)Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)2015
2015-16Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City)Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)2016
2016-17N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea)N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea)Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea)Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)2017
2017-18Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)Leroy Sane (Manchester City)Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)2018
YearFWAPFAPFA (Young - Under 23)Premier LeagueIFFHS World's Best GoalkeeperYear
 Seasonal AwardsAnnual Awards 
       
FWAFootball Writers Association (UK) Awarded the Thursday before FA Cup Final  IFFHS 
PFAProfessional Footballer's Association (UK) Awarded in late April   EUROPEAN (France Football) Ballon d'Or 

 

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