PFA Player of the Year Award Past Winners List
List of PFA winners? Past PFA Player of the Year Award Winners list? The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) was formed way back in 1908 and is one of the oldest football associations. The association was formed to protect the rights of the English professional football players.
PFA Player of the Year Award Winners List
The PFA Player of the year award was introduced back in 1974 and has since been a tradition until today. The Player of the year is awarded each year in the first division (now known as the Premier League) by the PFA to the best performing player in the league.
PFA short list
PFA releases a short list of the best performing players in April every year. This list is sent to all the 20 clubs in the Premier League so that they can vote for their nominee. The winner is announced on the last Sunday of April every year.
Past Winners of PFA Player Of The Year Award In Premier League
Let’s now look at the list of the Winners of the PFA Player of The Year since its establishment in 1974. Here is a full list of PFA player of the year winners.
PFA player of the year since 2000-2021
Here is a full list of PFA player of the year winners since 2000:
|2020||Kevin De Bruyne||Belgium||Manchestter City|
|2019||Virgil van Dijk||Netherlands||Liverpool|
|2016||Riyad Mahrez||France||Leicester City|
|2012||Robin van Persie||Netherlands||Manchester United|
|2010||Wayne Rooney||England||Manchester United|
|2009||Ryan Giggs||Wales||Manchester United|
|2008||Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Manchester United|
|2007||Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Manchester United|
|2002||Ruud van Nistelrooy||Holland||Manchester United|
|2001||Teddy Sheringham||England||Manchester United|
|2000||Roy Keane||Irland||Manchester United|
PFA player of the year 2020
Kevin De Bruyne winner of the year 2020 award
PFA player of the year 2020? Kevin De Bruyne is PFA player of the year 2020. Jordan Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Raheem Sterling are also in the running, with Marcus Rashford among the Young Player of the Year nominees to PFA Player of the Year 2020.
PFA player of the year 2019
Virgil van Dijk winner of the year 2019 award
PFA player of the year 2019? Virgil van Dijk is PFA player of the year 2019. Raheem Sterling, Sadio Mane, Sergio Aguero, Bernaero Silva, Raheem Sterling and Eden Hazard were all nominated to PFA Player of the Year 2019.
PFA player of the year 2018
Mohamed Salah winner of the year 2018 award
PFA player of the year 2018? Mohamed Salah was PFA player of the year 2018. Kevin De Bruyne and Harry Kane were also nominated to PFA Player of the Year 2018.
PFA player of the year since 1974-1999
Here is the rest of PFA player of the year winners since 1974-1999:
|1997||Alan Shearer||England||Newcastle United|
|1996||Les Ferdinand||Great Britain||Newcastle United|
|1995||Alan Shearer||Great Britain||Blackburn Rovers|
|1994||Eric Cantona||France||Manchester United|
|1993||Paul McGrath||Ireland||Aston Villa|
|1992||Gary Pallister||England||Manchester United|
|1991||Mark Hughes||Wales||Manchester United|
|1990||David Platt||England||Aston Villa|
|1989||Mark Hughes||Wales||Manchester United|
|1981||John Wark||Scotland||Ipswich Town|
|1978||Peter Shilton||England||Nottingham Forest|
|1977||Andy Gray||Scotland||Aston Villa|
|1976||Pat Jennings||Northern Ireland||Tottenham|
|1975||Colin Todd||England||Derby County|
|1974||Norman Hunter||England||Leeds United|
Since the start of the PFA Player of the year award, only six players have won it more than once. These are Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer, Mark Hughes and Kevin Keegan.
Country with most PFA Players’ Player of the Year wins? So Far, only 18 English players have won the award and Wayne Rooney was the last English player to win the Award (PFA Player of The Year) in 2009.
Here is the list of winners of the PFA Players’ Player of the Year by country:
|Country||Number of wins||Winning years|
|England||1973–74, 1974–75, 1977–78, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2000–01, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10|
|Wales||1983–84, 1988–89, 1990–91, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13|
|France||1993–94, 1998–99, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2016–17|
|Netherlands||1997–98, 2001–02, 2011–12, 2018–19|
|Scotland||1976–77, 1980–81, 1982–83|
|Republic of Ireland||1978–79, 1992–93, 1999–2000|
PFA Player of The Year Award – winner by team
Team with most PFA Players’ Player of the Year wins? Here is the list of winners of the PFA Players’ Player of the Year by club:
|Club||Number of wins||Winning years|
|Manchester United||1988–89, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1993–94, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10|
|Liverpool||1979–80, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1987–88, 2005–06, 2013–14, 2017–18, 2018–19|
|Tottenham Hotspur||1975–76, 1986–87, 1998–99, 2010–11, 2012–13|
|Arsenal||1978–79, 1997–98, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2011–12|
|Chelsea||2004–05, 2014–15, 2016–17|
|Aston Villa||1976–77, 1989–90, 1992–93|
|Newcastle United||1995–96, 1996–97|
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