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Ebanks-Blake scoops League honour

Wolves striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake
Ebanks-Blake leads the race for the Golden Boot once again with 24 goals

Wolves striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has been named Championship player of the year at the fourth Football League Awards in London.

The 23-year-old beat Reading's Kevin Doyle and his Wolves team-mate Michael Kightly to the top prize.

He also won the goal of the year award for his strike against Charlton in March last year.

Leicester's Matt Fryatt and Grant Holt of Shrewsbury won the League One and Two player awards.

Leeds midfielder Fabian Delph, 19, who missed out to Fryatt, gained some consolation when he was named as young player of the year.

Former Fulham star and broadcaster Jimmy Hill was also recognised for his achievements by taking an award for his contribution to league football.

Hill, 80, was given a standing ovation from the 800-plus guests at the ceremony.

Ebanks-Blake has scored 24 league goals in 39 games this season, a tally that has helped to propel Championship leaders Wolves towards promotion to the Premier League.


The full list of winners:

Championship Player of the Year- Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Wolves)

League One Player of the Year - Matt Fryatt (Leicester)

League Two Player of the Year - Grant Holt (Shrewsbury Town)

Young Player of the Year - Fabian Delph (Leeds United)

Championship Apprentice Award - Sean Scannell (Crystal Palace)

League One Apprentice Award - Tom Aldred (Carlisle United)

League Two Apprentice Award - Matthew Phillips (Wycombe Wanderers)

Goal of the Year - Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Wolves v Charlton)

Championship Community Club of the Year - Charlton

League One Community Club of the Year - Leyton Orient

League Two Community Club of the Year - Brentford

PFA Player in the Community - Graeme Murty (Reading)

Fan of the Year - Warner Duff (Ipswich)

Best Fan Marketing Campaign - Preston

Best Matchday Programme - Burnley

Best Digital Communication - MK Dons

Championship Family Club of the Year - Wolves

League One Family Club of the Year - Southend United

League Two Family Club of the Year - Shrewsbury Town

Outstanding Contribution to League Football - Jimmy Hill



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see also
Orient win community club award
30 Mar 09 |  Leyton Orient
Ebanks-Blake suffers calf injury
25 Mar 09 |  Wolves
Wolves 2-1 Charlton
14 Mar 09 |  Championship
Ebanks-Blake ties up Wolves move
11 Jan 08 |  Wolves
Fryatt enjoys best form for Foxes
13 Jan 09 |  Leicester
Promotion the priority says Holt
12 Feb 09 |  Shrewsbury
Phillips wins Championship award
03 Mar 08 |  Football


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