28 May 2009

OYB Awards 2009

Same format as last year, and like previous seasons, I will also have a separate post for Top 10 goals tomorrow.

Leave your own awards in the comments.

Player of the season:
1) Xabi Alonso
2) Steven Gerrard
3) Dirk Kuyt

Most pleasing result of the season:
1) Liverpool 4-1 United
2) Liverpool 4-0 Real Madrid
3) Liverpool 2-1 United

Most dominating performance:
1) 4-0 Real Madrid
2) 5-1 Newcastle
3) 5-0 Villa

Most entertaining game of the season:
1) 4-1 United
2) 4-4 Arsenal
3) 4-4 Chelsea

Most underrated player:
1) Pepe Reina (A late Keane goal away from four straight Golden Gloves! Is there any question he’s the best keeper in the league?)
2) Dirk Kuyt (Yes. Still. And he was #1 on this list until a few weeks ago, when his name started showing up in a decent amount of end-of-season stuff.)
3) Yossi Benayoun

Young player of the season (PFA does 23 or younger, I’m using 21):
1) Emiliano Insua
2) David Ngog
3) Jay Spearing

Best Signing:
1) Albert Riera
2) David Ngog
3) Andrea Dossena

Yeah, so it wasn’t the best summer’s worth of business. No one better dare mention He Who Must Not Be Named.

Best Goal:
1) Torres 1-0 Blackburn
2) Gerrard 1-1 Marseille
3) Aurelio 3-1 United

Worst performance of the season:
1) 0-2 Boro
2) 0-0 Stoke (a)
3) 0-0 Fulham

Stomach punch of the season:
1) 1-2 Spurs
2) 0-1 Everton aet (FA Cup)
3) 1-1 Wigan

Daylight Robbery:
1) 0-0 Stoke (h)
2) 1-1 Everton (h; league)
3) 1-1 City

6 comments:

Abhiram said...

Here is mine. Just small modifications. Nothing major.
Player of the season:
1) Xabi Alonso
2) Dirk Kuyt
3) Steven Gerrard

Most pleasing result of the season:
1) Liverpool 4-1 United
2) Liverpool 4-0 Real Madrid
3) Liverpool 2-1 United

Most dominating performance:
1) 4-0 Real Madrid
2) 5-1 Newcastle
3) 5-0 Villa

Most entertaining game of the season:
1) 4-0 Real Madrid
2) 4-4 Arsenal and Chelsea
3) 4-1 Mancs

Most underrated player:
1) Dirk Kuyt (There are still many Liverpool supporters who feel this guys is not good enough for Liverpool and they want a replacement for him. That was the confirmation i needed to make him the most underrated player in our team)
2) Pepe Reina
3) Yossi Benayoun (hope he stays on for the 09/10 season)

Young player of the season (PFA does 23 or younger, I’m using 21):
1) Emiliano Insua (He's heads and shoulders above the rest. So no 2 and 3)

Best Signing:
1) Albert Riera (here again. Riera was heads and shoulders above the rest. So 1, 2 and 3 spots go to him)

Best Goal:
1) Torres 1-0 Blackburn (Without a doubt)
2) Gerrard 1-1 Marseille
3) I liked the Riera's 35 yard ripper but don't know against which team

Worst performance of the season:
1) 0-2 Boro
2) 0-0 Stoke (a)
3) 1-1 Arsenal (a) (10 man arsenal. we should have won)

nate said...

You're right about Young Player and Best Signing, Abhiram, but I felt I had to do three for all categories.

And Riera's 35-yard ripper was against PSV. And it's definitely in my the top 10 list.

nate said...

oh, and good call on ten-man Arse too.

Genusfrog said...

Player of the season:
3) Dirk Kuyt

Most pleasing result of the season:
1) Liverpool 4-1 United

Most dominating performance:
1) 4-0 Real Madrid

Most entertaining game of the season:
2) 4-4 Arsenal

Most underrated player:
2) Dirk Kuyt (Yes. Still. And he was #1 on this list until a few weeks ago, when his name started showing up in a decent amount of end-of-season stuff.)

Young player of the season
1) Emiliano Insua

Best Signing:
1) Albert Riera

Worst performance of the season:
1) 0-2 Boro

Stomach punch of the season:
1) 1-2 Spurs

Daylight Robbery:
1) 0-0 Stoke (h)

Dalglishious said...

Player of the season:
Xabi Alonso

Most entertaining game of the season:
4-1 United

Most underrated player:
Fabio Aurelio

Best Goal:
Torres 1-0 Blackburn

Worst performance of the season:
1) 0-0 Standard Liege (a)
2) Charles Itandje, Hillsborough memorial service

Stomach punch of the season:
1-1 Everton (h)

Daylight Robbery:
0-0 Stoke (h)

Victim of the season:
1) Nemanja Vidic
2) Tony Adams
3) Rick Parry

McrRed said...

Player of the season:
1) Steven Gerrard
closely followed by Dirk Kuyt and Xabi Alonso.

Most pleasing result of the season:
1) Liverpool 4-1 United

Most dominating performance:
1) Liverpool 4-1 United
because they are still a good team and they got a hiding...
...and 4-0 Real Madrid
because they were the best in Europe - until we spanked 'em.

Most entertaining game of the season:
1) 4-1 United
2) 4-4 Arsenal/Chelsea
3) 5-1 Barcodes

Most underrated player:
1) Dirk Kuyt
2) Yossi Benayoun
3) Andrea Dossena (!!!) - he was bought as a wingback and once he lost some weight he showed he has game (that goal celebration against Utd still has me chuckling).

Young player of the season (PFA does 23 or younger, I’m using 21):
1) Emiliano Insua
2) David Ngog
3) Jay Spearing

Best Signing:
1) Albert Riera
2) David Ngog
3) Andrea Dossena

Best Goal:
1) Torres 1-0 Blackburn
2) Gerrard 1-1 Marseille
3) Aurelio 3-1 United and
4) Dossena 4-1 Utd

Worst performance of the season:
1) 0-2 Boro wheels really came off here.

Stomach punch of the season:
1) 1-2 Spurs
honourable mention to Chelsea...

(Daylight Robbery) Should've done better (and risked a loss to gain 2 extra points):
1) 0-0 Stoke (h)
2) 1-1 Everton (h; league)
3) 1-1 City

Cheers again, Nate, for all your work.
See you next season, mate!!!