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England and Arsenal's Jodie taylor named Player of the Year


Jodie Taylor (pic) was named England's player of the year at the Football Association's Women's Football Awards on Friday. (Sept 8th)

Taylor, 31, was Euro 2017 golden boot winner with five goals.

Her England and Arsenal team-mate Jordan Nobbs, 24, took the Women's Super League Players' Player of the Year at the ceremony at London's Grosvenor House hotel.

Clubs, players, staff and grassroots organisers were also recognised.

"It has been a landmark year for women's football in England," said Baroness Sue Campbell, the FA's head of women's football.

"We've seen the Lionesses capture the imagination of the nation, a record crowd at the Women's FA Cup final, the excitement of a final day decider in the FA WSL Spring Series and growing participation numbers."

England reached the semi-finals of the Euros losing out to Holland.

◾See the full list of winners on the FA's website here


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