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VAUGHAN ‘PLAYER OF THE YEAR’

5 May 2013

Town’s top scorer scoops major accolade

James Vaughan was added to a prestigious list of Town favourites including Mally Brown, Mark Lillis, Tom Cowan and Iwan Roberts by winning the Hargreaves Memorial Trophy as the Player of the Year at the 2013 Annual Awards this evening.

The popular striker received over 50% of the votes from Town supporters and lifted the trophy at the packed ceremony at Cedar Court Hotel in Huddersfield tonight – becoming only the second ever loanee to do so in the process behind Leon Knight.

Vaughan also won the Golden Boot award on the evening, which was sponsored by Robertson Baxter, whereas winger Danny Ward won the ‘Most Assists’ accolade. 

Other winners on the night included ‘keeper Alex Smithies, who was voted by the Town players as their ‘Player of the Year’, whilst defender Murray Wallace capped his debut season by winning the Players’ ‘Young Player of the Year’ – the award for players aged under 21. 

Duane Holmes capped a great year with the Under-18s by winning the Antoni’s Memorial Trophy as Academy Player of the Year. 

Peter Clarke was voted by Town’s local media as their Player of the Year, while Alan Lee – the overwhelming favourite – won the jovial ‘Worst Haircut’ Award!

The full list of winners is below:

Antoni’s Memorial Academy Player of the Year
Donated by the Kaminski Family
DUANE HOLMES



Media Player of the Year
Sponsored by Perrys Jaguar and Rocar Moores
PETER CLARKE



Most Assists Award
DANNY WARD



Golden Boot Award
Sponsored by Robertson Baxter
JAMES VAUGHAN



Contribution to the Club Award
ALAN BOOTHROYD, JOHN ROBB AND JOAN PROUD



Worst Haircut Award
ALAN LEE



Champagne Moment Award
Sponsored by Expect Distribution
TOWN STAYING UP



Goal of the Season
Sponsored by Chadwick Lawrence
SEAN SCANNELL vs. WOLVES (A)


Players’ Young Player of the Year
Sponsored by Gordons Solicitors
MURRAY WALLACE



Players’ Player of the Year
Sponsored by Meridian Healthcare
ALEX SMITHIES



Hargreaves Memorial Trophy Player of the Year
Donated by the Hargreaves Family
JAMES VAUGHAN



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