MIDDLESEX FA RECEIVES 101 NOMINATIONS FOR 2020 GRASSROOTS AWARDS
Nominations for The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards have drawn to a close with 101 submitted to Middlesex FA in 2020.
For over 10 years, the awards have recognised and celebrated leagues, clubs, coaches, players, match officials and volunteers that go over and above when it comes to football in their local community.
County FAs across the country have received 4,761 nominations in 2020, which is a record number and represents a 14% increase from the total in 2019, and are now in the process of selecting regional winners in the following 10 categories:
- Grassroots Coach of the Year (Adult Team);
- Grassroots Coach of the Year (Youth Team);
- Project of the Year;
- Rising Star of the Year;
- Grassroots Volunteer of the Year;
- Grassroots Match Official of the Year;
- Grassroots League of the Year;
- Grassroots Club of the Year;
- Grounds Team of the Year;
- We Only Do Positive Respect Award.
Regional winners will be announced by their respective County FA from 23 June 2020 and go on to be considered for both a national version of their award and the prestigious Bobby Moore award by a bespoke panel on 2 July 2020.
Leigh O’Connor, Middlesex FA Chief Executive, said: "Thank you to everyone within the Middlesex football community who took the time to submit a nomination. This year, more than ever it is paramount that we spend some time reflecting on the fantastic work that goes on week in week out within the County.
This year’s nominations were stronger than ever, and we can’t wait to celebrate the effort put into football by our volunteers, coaches, referees, parents and players."