This year’s nominees for the Young Player of the Year award are Will Hughes of Derby County, Liam Moore of Leicester City and Alex Pritchard of Swindon Town.
Currently a third of all players registered with Football League clubs are eligible to be considered for this award.
This award is presented to the best player in The Football League under the age of 21, or playing in the season in which he turns 21. It celebrates the emergence of youth throughout the League’s 72 clubs and has previously been won by the likes of Gareth Bale, Fabian Delph and Wilfried Zaha.
The next award of the evening is Young Player of the Year.
We are very shortly coming to the part of the night where we recognise the very best performers on the pitch as we honour the players of the year.
As well as an increase in participation, the Trust has expanded its key programmes by taking its mentoring project into two London boroughs, generating new schools provision and income, and increasing funding for the new estates inclusion project.
The Community Sports Trust has been a contributory factor in planning permission being granted for Brentford FC’s new community stadium. More than 14,000 people participate in the Trust’s projects, which use sport to inspire communities with a focus on participation, health, education and inclusion.
And the winner is… Brentford.
The award honours the community scheme that has best demonstrated success at engaging the local community in 2013.
They are Brentford, Derby County, Doncaster Rovers, Morecambe and Portsmouth.
Next up we recognise the Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year and this year’s winner will come from a short list containing five regional winners.
And the winner is… Franck Moussa!
The winner of this award has been chosen from strikes by Paddy McCourt for Barsnley, Jay Emmanuel-Thomas for Bristol City, Franck Moussa for Coventry City, James Poole for Hartlepool United and Troy Deeney for Watford.
This set up a 2-1 victory over Brentford at Wembley which secured Yeovil’s place in English football’s second tier for the first time in the club’s history.
Having returned to Yeovil Town in January 2012 for his second spell at Huish Park, Johnson started by leading his team to League One safety. In the following season, the Glovers manager oversaw a campaign that culminated in Yeovil reaching the play-offs where they beat Sheffield United in the semi-finals.
And the winner is… Gary Johnson.
This year three managers have been shortlisted for this award: Paul Cook (Chesterfield), Eddie Howe (AFC Bournemouth) and Gary Johnson (Yeovil Town). Previous winners of the award for managerial achievement include Phil Parkinson at Bradford City and Gus Poyet at Brighton & Hove Albion.
This award recognises the best managerial achievement from the past 12 months. From unexpected promotion, to giant killings and cup runs, this award acknowledges those leaders in the game who have orchestrated generation-defining moments for their club and its fans.
Now we turn to the Football Manager Outstanding Managerial Achievement award.
Speaking about his £5,000 gift to the local school, Reda said: "I try to help people in my home country of Benin when I go back there but I also want to help people here, in Sheffield, people need help everywhere in the world.”
Having made more than 100 community appearances during the last three seasons the Owls defender made a substantial donation to allow Norfolk Park School in Sheffield to purchase a computer system for the less physically able.
And the winner is… Reda Johnson of Sheffield Wednesday.
This award recognises a Football League first-team player who made a significant contribution in supporting their club’s community programme during the 2013. This could be either across a broad range of community programmes or in support of one particular activity.
Now we turn to the award for PFA Player in the Community.