SCOTT SINCLAIR was last night named Celtic’s Player of the Year by both supporters and players. The 28-year-old Englishman picked up the two main awards at the club’s annual event.
Sinclair picked up the Player of the Year award and voted for by the fans, while he was also named the Players’ Player of the Year, the award.
There was also a double delight for Moussa Dembele, who was named Top Goalscorer of the Year while he also picked up the award for Goal of the Season for his strike in a 5-2 win against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park, his finish the culmination of a brilliant team move of 24 passes involving every player.
And just like last year, Kieran Tierney was named Young Player of the Year while the Academy Player of the Year was the hugely talented Jack Aitchison.
Midfielder Kerry Montgomery was named Celtic Women’s Player of the Year, while John Clark accepted the Special Recognition Award on behalf of his fellow Lisbon Lions in celebration of the 50th anniversary of their historic European triumph.
And there was also a special award to Celtic historian, Pat Woods, in recognition of his work over many years and devotion to recording and telling the Celtic story in a number of books.
The event, hosted by Des Clarke and Gerry McCulloch, also featured a special question & answer session with Brendan Rodgers, while the musical entertainment was provided Celtic fan, Stevie McCrorie.
Rodgers was asked which former player he would like in his Celtic squad at the moment and delighted the audience by naming Paul McStay.