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After joining the Cherries from Hartlepool United as a teenager in 1992, Fletcher went on to play 728 times for the south coast club in a career that included 121 goals and three promotions. He finished his playing days on a high, winning promotion to the Sky Bet Championship in 2013 and continues to serve the club as head of recruitment.
The first recipient of the Sir Tom Finney Award is AFC Bournemouth centre forward Steve Fletcher, who retired at the end of last season aged 40 after a professional career spanning 24 years and more than 800 senior appearances.
We now turn to presentation of The Sir Tom Finney Award by Preston North End manager Simon Grayson.
Following the return of manager Steve McClaren to the club, Derby employed a strategy to encourage fans to back the new management team entitled ‘Return of the Mac’, which was delivered through various different channels. The club increased the number of unique visitors per month to dcfc.co.uk to more than 200,000.
And the winner is… Derby County.
The winner is a club that has demonstrated how exciting and engaging content can grow online audience - using social media, search engine optimization, video, emails, analytics and innovative partnerships to help achieve this.
Next up is the Perform Best Digital Content and Audience Growth award.
Back in 1979 Phil formed a Leeds United Supporters Club branch and has organised travel for Leeds fans to every corner of the UK, as well as trips to Europe for competitive and friendly matches.
Phil has followed Leeds United since the 1950s and has travelled all over Europe following the Yorkshire club. Undoubtedly one of the most dedicated fans in the country, Phil is on course to attend his 2,000th consecutive Leeds match this April.
And the overall winner is… Phil Beeton.
The three fans on this year’s short list after winning their divisional awards are Phil Beeton of Leeds United, Brett Price of Sheffield United and John Chapman of Dagenham and Redbridge.
Next up is Capital One Supporter of the Year - recognising the dedication and support of those committed individuals who make our game what it is.
Derby striker Mason Bennett made his first-team debut for the Rams aged just 15 years and has gone on to represent England at youth level. He has been highly praised not only for his performances on the pitch but also for his contribution in the community.
And the winner from the Championship is… Mason Bennett of Derby County.
Able to play in the centre of midfield and in defence, Brendon joined the Dons aged 11 and has been praised by his club as an outstanding role model for other youngsters at the club.
And the winner from League One is… Brendon Galloway of Milton Keynes Dons.
Central midfielder Bradley Walker joined the North East club when he was 13 years old and has progressed through the academy to become a first-team player. His rise through the ranks at Hartlepool has not gone unnoticed, and Bradley has been called up to train with the England U18 squad.
And the winner from League Two is… Bradley Walker of Hartlepool United.
Judges looked at the record of the player in all competitions since he became an apprentice alongside his education attainment, disciplinary record and any other outstanding achievements.
Next up are the awards for the League Football Education Apprentice of the Year for each of Sky Bet League Two, Sky Bet League One and the Sky Bet Championship.
And the other divisional winners for Family Club of the Year are… Wolverhampton Wanderers and Plymouth Argyle.
Championship club Middlesbrough proudly unveiled their ‘Generation Red’ family zone at the beginning of the 2013/14 season. The 3,000-capacity dedicated family space is packed with innovative activities and family-focused supporter care at every home game.
And the overall winner of Football League Family Club of the Year is… Middlesbrough.
Our next award is for the Family Club of the Year. This award honours a club from each division that is leading the way in providing the very best experience for families across The Football League. One of these divisional winners will then be crowned overall winner.