Mohamed Salah and Sam Kerr win the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year awards 2 months ago

Mohamed Salah and Sam Kerr win the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year awards

"The fact they have won by such convincing margins underlines just how impressive they have been this season."

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has been voted the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year, after yet another incredible season under is belt.

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Chelsea striker Sam Kerr received the women's award as the Australian striker enjoyed a fantastic year, leading the line for the London club.

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This is the second time that Salah has picked up the award, after previously winning it in 2018, and took 48% of the vote, ahead of Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice.

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The Egypt international has scored 30 goals for the Reds this season, 22 in the Premier League, and has already won the English League Cup.

A key part of Jurgen Klopp's, Salah isn't finished yet as he and The Reds continue to chase further domestic and European success.

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The Women's Footballer of the Year vote was open to the full FWA membership for the first time, with the award, which was introduced from 2018.

Kerr, who has scored 18 goals in the Women's Super League to help Chelsea top the table, claimed 40% of the vote with Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema in second place and Lauren Hemp of Manchester City placing third.

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Both players are set to receive their awards at the Footballer of the Year dinner in London on 5 May.

FWA chair Carrie Brown said: "Both Mo and Sam have been outstanding this season, breaking records for both club and country.

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"As well as their performances on the pitch, they are leaders and standard bearers of excellence at their clubs and respective leagues.

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"The fact they have won by such convincing margins underlines just how impressive they have been this season which has been recognised by our members."