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EFL Awards 2024: Celebrating Excellence in Football

The prestigious EFL Awards 2024 unfolded with grandeur at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London, honouring outstanding achievements across clubs, players, managers, and fans alike.

Kieran McKenna, the mastermind behind Ipswich Town’s commendable performance, clinched the title of EFL Championship Manager of the Season, steering his team into a thrilling automatic promotion battle.

Meanwhile, Crysencio Summerville from Leeds United secured the coveted title of EFL Championship Player of the Season, amassing an impressive tally of 17 goals and eight assists throughout the campaign.

In League One, John Mousinho of Portsmouth was crowned the EFL League One Manager of the Season, guiding his team towards the brink of promotion to the Championship.

Harrison Burrows of Peterborough United emerged victorious as the EFL League One Player of the Season, showcasing exceptional prowess, notably with a match-winning brace in the Bristol Street Motors Trophy Final.

Nigel Clough, the strategic mind behind Mansfield Town’s success, claimed the title of EFL League Two Manager of the Season.

Jodi Jones from Notts County was hailed as the EFL League Two Player of the Season, setting a league record with an impressive 24 assists and counting.

Archie Gray (Leeds United), Ronnie Edwards (Peterborough United), and Rob Apter (Tranmere Rovers) shone bright as the EFL Young Players of the Season for their respective leagues.

Noteworthy accolades also went to former Ipswich Town defender Luke Chambers, honoured with the prestigious Sir Tom Finney Award for his remarkable career spanning 20 years and 871 appearances across all EFL divisions.

Other highlights of the evening included Sheffield Wednesday’s Will Vaulks receiving the EFL Player in the Community award, Charlton Athletic’s recognition as the EFL Community Club of the Season, and Bristol City’s ADD Mentor Project clinching the EFL Community Project of the Season.

Paul Stewart, a former Blackpool midfielder, was celebrated for his significant contributions to the game with the Contribution to League Football Award, acknowledging his dedicated service to the EFL’s safeguarding initiatives.

The event also showcased remarkable fan engagement initiatives and community projects, with accolades going to clubs like Blackburn Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Norwich City, and Rotherham United.

In essence, the EFL Awards 2024 underscored excellence both on and off the pitch, celebrating the collective efforts and achievements within the vibrant landscape of English football.