STUART Beavon has been voted Burton Albion’s Player of the Season for the second year in a row.The striker just pipped goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin for the top prize at the Players’ Awards night after a close vote amongst the club’s supporters.
Beavon has been a key player for the Brewers this season with his tireless front-running.
As well as taking the runners-up trophy in the Player of the Year vote, McLaughlin was named Players’ Player of the Season.
The Top Goalscorer prize was picked up by Lucas Akins. His recent run of scoring form has taken his tally to 12 this season.
The Goal of the Season went to Mark Duffy for his curling effort at home to Fleetwood.
The Player in the Community award went to Damien McCrory for his work as the club’s Prostate Cancer UK ambassador this season. The defender also took the PFA Award for his community role.
The Most Improved Young Player prize went to Marcus Harness with Ben Fox, who has earned a pro contract with Nigel Clough’s squad next season, being named Scholar of the Year.
With team work being key to the Brewers success this year, the Individual Performance of the Season went to all the Brewers first team for the 4-0 away victory at Port Vale.
Away travel organiser Cheryl Smith was honoured for her volunteer work for the club with the Service and Support to Burton Albion Award, whilst Gary Lote, the club’s police liaison officer for nearly two decades was given a special award in recognition of 20 years of service.
Charlotte Worth was named the Burton Albion Ladies Players’ Player of the Season.
Player of the Season (sponsored by Bidvest Foodservice) – Stuart Beavon
Runner Up (sponsored by Knott Group) – Jon McLaughlin
Players’ Player of the Season (sponsored by Raygar) - Jon McLaughlin
Community Player of the Year (sponsored by Ashfield Healthcare) – Damien McCrory
PFA Community Player of the Year - Damien McCroy
Top Goal Scorer (sponsored by Baytree Cars) – Lucas Akins
Goal of the Season (sponsored by Molson Coors) – Mark Duffy
Team Performance of the Season (sponsored by Smith Partnership) – Port Vale away
Most Improved Young Player (sponsored by TAG Leisure) - Marcus Harness
Scholar of the Year (sponsored by Prestec) – Ben Fox
Burton Albion Ladies Players’ Player of the Season (sponsored by ADS Accountancy) – Charlotte Worth
Service and Support to Burton Albion (sponsored by Needwood Foods) – Cheryl Smith
Recognition for Exceptional Service to Burton Albion – Gary Lote