Liverpools Torres named `Player of the YearNovember 18th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Liverpool’’s Fernando Torres has been named Barclays Premier League player of the year at the Northwest Football Awards.
Torres scored 33 goals in his first season at Anfield before helping Spain to European Championship glory, reports the Daily Express.
Ryan Giggs was named footballer of the year while his manager Sir Alex Ferguson won an outstanding achievement award following Manchester United’’s league and Champions League double.
Everton boss David Moyes received the manager of the year award while Sir Tom Finney was presented with the lifetime achievement award. (ANI)
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