Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Football writers honor Steven Gerrard's 2008-09 brilliance with Player of the Year Award

I wasn't going to add anything about this because it's been covered so extensively elsewhere, but the Guardian has a nice photo essay of Gerrard's bright spots this season in honor of the football writers naming him the Player of the Year. Sentimentality for the neutral is fine and all, but at least somebody stood up and said, "Excuse me, but Ryan Giggs – he of the 14 League starts – has not been a better performer than Steven Gerrard this season."

On a day where United look likely to essentially clinch the title at Wigan (scroll down for more), it's nice to reflect on the fine performances from Gerrard and Liverpool. Plus, we'll always have this:

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