Liverpool were the big winners of the Ladbrokes Northwest Football Awards (NWFA) 2019 held in Manchester on Monday night, reports www.fcbusiness.co.uk
More than 550 guests attended the black-tie event, hosted by BBC's Dan Walker at The Point at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.
Champions League winners, Liverpool walked away with three awards with manager Jurgen Klopp scooping Manager of the Season whilst Virgil Van Dijk landed Premier League Player of the Season, and Trent Alexander-Arnold named Rising Star of the season for the second year running, in unanimous voting and judging decisions.
The Lifetime Achievement accolade was awarded to Joe Royle for his achievements throughout his playing career for Everton, Manchester City and England as well as his managerial work with Everton, Oldham Athletic and Manchester City.
It was also a successful night for Manchester City's women's team with England Captain Steph Houghton, MBE being awarded the Women's Player of the Season and Georgia Stanway receiving the Women's Rising Star.