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All Stars Footballer of the Year

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Sponsored by  Vodafone
First awarded  1995
Country  Ireland
All Stars Footballer of the Year
Awarded for  Excellence in Gaelic football
Location  Convention Centre Dublin
Presented by  Gaelic Athletic Association/Gaelic Players Association

The Gaelic Athletic Association & Gaelic Player's Association All Stars Footballer of the Year—known for sponsorship reasons as the Vodafone Footballer of the Year—is a Gaelic football award that honours the achievements of a footballer of outstanding excellence. The incumbent is Lee Keegan of Mayo.

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History

Created in 1995, the award is part of the All Stars Awards, which selects a "fantasy team", comprising the best players from that year's All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Voting for the award is undertaken by a select group of journalists from television and the print media.

Prestige

The All Stars Footballer of the Year is one of the most prestigious accolades a Gaelic footballer may win in the course of his career.

Brothers

Two sets of brothers have been named All Stars Footballer of the Year. They are:

  • Brogan: Bernard and Alan of Dublin
  • Ó Sé: Tomás and Marc of Kerry
  • Colm Honan and Kevin Hoanan of Meath

    References

    All Stars Footballer of the Year Wikipedia


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