Premier League player of the year

Footballer of the Year Awards from Season 1947-48 to 2018-19

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.

Year FWA PFA PFA (Young – Under 23) Premier League IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper EUROPEAN (France Football) FIFA World Year
1947-48 Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)

PFA Football Awards

PFA Young Football Awards

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IFHS

France Football Award

FIFA Football

1947-48
1948-49 Johnny Carey (Manchester United) 1948-49
1949-50 Joe Mercer (Arsenal) 1949-50
1950-51 Harry Johnston (Blackpool) 1950-51
1951-52 Billy Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers) 1951-52
1952-53 Nat Lofthouse (Bolton Wanderers) 1952-53
1953-54 Tom Finney (Preston North End) 1953-54
1954-55 Don Revie (Manchester City) 1954-55
1955-56 Bert Trautmann (Manchester City) Stanley Matthews (Blackpool) 1955-56
1956-57 Tom Finney (Preston North End) Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid) 1956-57
1957-58 Danny Blanchflower (Tottenham Hotspur) Raymond Kopa (Real Madrid) 1957-58
1958-59 Syd Owen (Luton Town) Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid) 1958-59
1959-60 Bill Slater (Wolverhampton Wanderers) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 1959-60
1960-61 Danny Blanchflower (Tottenham Hotspur) Omar Sivori (Juventus) 1960-61
1961-62 Jimmy Adamson (Burnley) Josef Masopust (Dukla Prague) 1961-62
1962-63 Stanley Matthews (Stoke City) Lev Yashin (Moscow Dynamo) 1962-63
1963-64 Bobby Moore (West Ham United) Denis Law (Manchester United) 1963-64
1964-65 Bobby Collins (Leeds United) Eusébio (Benfica) 1964-65
1965-66 Bobby Charlton (Manchester United) Bobby Charlton (Manchester Utd) 1965-66
1966-67 Jackie Charlton (Leeds United) Florian Albert (Ferencvaros) 1966-67
1967-68 George Best (Manchester United) Georgie Best (Manchester United) 1967-68
1968-69 Tony Book (Manchester City) & Gianni Rivera (AC Milan) 1968-69
Dave Mackay (Derby County)
1969-70 Billy Bremner (Leeds United) Gerd Muller (Bayern Munich) 1969-70
1970-71 Frank McLintock (Arsenal) Johan Cryff (Ajax) 1970-71
1971-72 Gordon Banks (Stoke City) Franz Beckenbauer (Bayern Munich) 1971-72
1972-73 Pat Jennings (Tottenham Hotspur) Johan Cryff (Barcelona) 1972-73
1973-74 Ian Callaghan (Liverpool) Norman Hunter (Leeds United) Kevin Beattie (Ipswich Town) Johan Cryff (Barcelona) 1973-74
1974-75 Alan Mullery (Fulham) Colin Todd (Derby County) Mervyn Day (West Ham United) Oleg Blokhin (Dynamo Kiev) 1974-75
1975-76 Kevin Keegan (Liverpool) Pat Jennings (Tottenham Hotspur) Peter Barnes (Manchester City) Franz Beckenbauer (Bayern Munich) 1975-76
1976-77 Emlyn Hughes (Liverpool) Andy Gray (Aston Villa) Andy Gray (Aston Villa) Allan Simonsen (Borussia Moenchen) 1976-77
1977-78 Kenny Burns (Nottingham Forest) Peter Shilton (Nottingham Forest) Tony Woodcock (Nottingham For) Kevin Keegan (SV Hamburg) 1977-78
1978-79 Kenny Daglish (Liverpool) Liam Brady (Arsenal) Cyrille Regis (West Bromwich Albion) Kevin Keegan (SV Hamburg) 1978-79
1979-80 Terry McDermott (Liverpool) Terry McDermott (Liverpool) Glenn Hoddle (Tottenham Hotspur) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern Munich) 1979-80
1980-81 Frans Thijssen (Ipswich Town) John Wark (Ipswich Town) Gary Shaw (Aston Villa) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern Munich) 1980-81
1981-82 Steve Perryman (Tottenham Hotspur) Kevin Keegan (Southampton) Steve Moran (Southampton) Paulo Rossi (Juventus) 1981-82
1982-83 Kenny Daglish (Liverpool) Kenny Daglish (Liverpool) Ian Rush (Liverpool) Michel Platini (Juventus) 1982-83
1983-84 Ian Rush (Liverpool) Ian Rush (Liverpool) Paul Walsh (Luton Town) Michel Platini (Juventus) 1983-84
1984-85 Neville Southall (Everton) Peter Reid (Everton) Mark Hughes (Manchester United) Michel Platini (Juventus) 1984-85
1985-86 Gary Lineker (Everton) Gary Lineker (Everton) Tony Cottee (West Ham United) Igor Belanov (Dynamo Kiev) 1985-86
1986-87 Clive Allen (Tottenham Hotspur) Clive Allen (Tottenham Hotspur) Tony Adams (Arsenal) Jean-Marie Pfaff (Bayern Munich) Ruud Gullit (AC Milan) 1986-87
1987-88 John Barnes (Liverpool) John Barnes (Liverpool) Paul Gascoigne (Newcastle United) Rinat Dasayev (Spartak Moscow) Marco van Basten (AC Milan) 1987-88
1988-89 Steve Nichol (Liverpool) Mark Hughes (Manchester United) Paul Merson (Arsenal) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan) Marco van Basten (AC Milan) 1988-89
1989-90 John Barnes (Liverpool) David Platt (Aston Villa) Matthew Le Tissier (Southampton) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan) Lothar Matthaus (Inter Milan) 1989-90
1990-91 Gordon Strachan (Leeds United) Mark Hughes (Manchester United) Lee Sharpe (Manchester United) Walter Zenga (Inter Milan) Jean-Pierre Papin (Marseille) Lothar Matthaus (Inter Milan) 1991
1991-92 Gary 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
1992-93 Chris Waddle (Sheffield Wednesday) Paul McGrath (Aston Villa) Ryan Giggs (Manchester United) Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United) Roberto Baggio (Juventus) Roberto Baggio (Juventus) 1993
1993-94 Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers) Eric Cantona (Manchester United) Andy Cole (Newcastle United) Michel Preud'homme (Mechelen) Hristo Stoichkov (Barcelona) Romario (Barcelona) 1994
1994-95 Jurgen 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
1995-96 Eric 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
1996-97 Gianfranco 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
1997-98 Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal) Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal) Michael Owen (Liverpool) Michael Owen (Liverpool) José Luis Chilavert (Vélez Sársfield) Zinadine Zidane (Juventus) Zinadine Zidane (Juventus) 1998
1998-99 David Ginola (Tottenham Hotspur) David Ginola (Tottenham Hotspur) Nicholas Anelka (Arsenal) Dwight Yorke (Manchester United) Oliver Kahn (Bayern Munich) Rivaldo (Barcelona) Rivaldo (Barcelona) 1999
1999-00 Roy 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
2000-01 Teddy 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
2001-02 Robert 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
2002-03 Thierry 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
2003-04 Thierry Henry (Arsenal) Thierry Henry (Arsenal) Scott Parker (Chelsea) Thierry Henry (Arsenal) Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan) Ronaldinho (Barcelona) 2004
2004-05 Frank Lampard (Chelsea) John Terry (Chelsea) Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Frank Lampard (Chelsea) Petr Čech (Chelsea) Ronaldinho (Barcelona) Ronaldinho (Barcelona) 2005
2005-06 Thierry 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
2006-07 Cristiano 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
2007-08 Cristiano 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
2008-09 Steven 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
2009-10 Wayne 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
2010-11 Scott Parker (West Ham United) Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Jack Wilshere (Arsenal) Nemanja Vidić (Manchester United) Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 2011
2011-12 Robin van Persie (Arsenal) Robin van Persie (Arsenal) Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 2012
2012-13 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 2013
2013-14 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) Luis Suarez (Liverpool) Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Luis Suárez (Liverpool) Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 2014
2014-15 Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 2015
2015-16 Jamie 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
2016-17 N'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
2017-18 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) Leroy Sane (Manchester City) Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) Luka Modrić (Real Madrid) Luka Modrić (Real Madrid) 2018
2018-19 Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) 2019
Year FWA PFA PFA (Young – Under 23) Premier League IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper European (France Football) FIFA World Year
  Seasonal Awards Annual Awards  
           
FWA Football Writers Association (UK) Awarded the Thursday before FA Cup Final     IFFHS International Federation of Football History & Statistics (awarded in January)  
PFA Professional Footballer's Association (UK) Awarded in late April     EUROPEAN (France Football) Ballon d'Or  

 

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