As an association it is vital that we recognise and promote the work of our members in Professional Football. It is incumbent on us therefore to make sure that colleagues in the game recognise too that our members endeavours are synonymous with a teams success, and that they collectively make a significant contribution to the overall “team “effort that results in a club winning their respective league.
Premier League Team Award
Championship Team Award
Division 1 Team Award
Division 2 Team Award
National League Team Award
Scottish League Team Award
Members Medical & Performance Team Award
This award is designed to recognise the exceptional contribution of a medical and performance team within a Club. Where they have worked as a unit, pulled together as a team, achieved great results, worked under extenuating circumstances, been innovative or worked beyond the call of duty then they deserve recognition.
That this comes from fellow colleagues in the game makes this is a particularly rewarding accolade.
Members Premier League Team Award
Brighton & Hove Albion
Members Championship Team Award
Cardiff City FC
Sheffield United FC
Members Division 1 Team Award
Plymouth Argyle FC
Shrewsbury Town FC
Members Division 2 Team Award
Accrington Stanley FC
Crawley Town FC
Members Scottish League Team Award
Dundee United FC
Heart of Midlothian
Members Womens Game Team Award
Chelsea Women FC
Reading Ladies FC
Aston Villa Ladies FC
Last year’s winners pictured right.
Exceptional Achievement Award
On occasion a Club or Team will achieve outstanding success over and above what may be expected or anticipated. This award recognises that success and the role of the Medicine and Performance team in supporting and playing a part in that success.
Wales Senior Mens & Northern Ireland Senior Mens Medical & Science Team received the award last year (pictured right).
Longstanding Service Award
This award is given to a practitioner from the Medicine and Performance Team who has worked in professional Football for over 21 years and accordingly have dedicated their career to the game.
Steve Allen (pictured right) received the award last year
Outstanding Contribution to Football Medicine & Performance Award
This award is made to an individual whose overall contribution to football is recognised through a variety of mediums. Nominations would take into account an individuals career, their impact on Club and colleagues, their role within the game and within their discipline, their achievements and overall presence and influences – all of which go to make their contribution meaningful, appreciated and respected by Club and colleagues alike.
This award was presented to Mr David Muckle last year (pictured right)
Exceptional Service Award
This award aims to recognise the work of a practitioner who has undertaken work of an exceptional nature within their field of practice. They may have worked beyond the call of duty, excelled within a particular aspect of their practice or been called upon to push the boundaries of their discipline to the highest level. Given the precarious nature of our working environment such acts of exceptional service no doubt occurs every season. This should be acknowledged.
Mark Waller accepted the award last year on behalf of Hull City FC (pictured right)
21 Club Award
This award goes to any member of the Medicine and Performance team who has worked in a professional capacity in professional football for 21 years.