The Leeds United Player of the Year Awards 2020 have taken place and the club have revealed the winners.
It was a hugely memorable campaign for the Whites, who won the Sky Bet Championship title and earned a return to the Premier League for the
Pablo Hernandez picked up the Player of the Year Award for a third straight year, becoming the first player in the club’s history to do so.
The Spain midfielder played a crucial role during the campaign, making 36 appearances, scoring nine goals and providing nine assists.
He also scored arguably the most decisive goal of the campaign, which put Leeds United on course to win the Sky Bet Championship title, with a last gasp winner against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium in July.
The Players’ Player of the Year Award, as voted for by the first-team squad at Elland Road was Northern Ireland international Stuart Dallas.
The full-back made 46 appearances in all competitions for the Whites, netting five goals and helping the club keep 22 clean sheets in the Championship.
Leeds United’s Young Player of the Year Award went to defender Ben White.
The 22-year-old was one of the signings of the season, after joining the club on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion.
He played in every single game as the club won the Sky Bet Championship title and, like Dallas, helped Leeds keep 22 clean sheets in the league.
Leeds United Women’s star Olivia Smart picked up the infamous Bobby Collins Award, each year dedicated to a member of the Leeds United family who has made a significant contribution at the club and wider community.
Olivia has been working on the NHS front-line throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, making a real difference to the people of Leeds, alongside her role with Leeds United Women.
Luke Ayling saw his fantastic volley against Huddersfield Town was voted the Goal of the Season, Rebecca Hunt won the Women’s Player of the Year and Robbie Gotts was named the Academy Player of the Year.