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Amy Woollard nominated for FiB Young Player of the Year award

Amy Woollard nominated for FiB Young Player of the Year award

It’s been quite a season for Ascot United Ladies from potentially dropping down a level to promotion contenders in the Southern Region Women’s League Division 1.

United top the table by four points at the time of writing and could well win the title depending on results from promotion rivals New Milton Town’s final two games.

A huge part in the Yellawomen’s rise from finishing second bottom at the end of 2015/16 has been the emergence of young forward Amy Woollard who has scored 17 league goals in 17 appearances – only five fewer than the whole United side in 15/16.

The 2016/17 Bracknell Football Awards are now open for nominations.

The 2016/17 Bracknell Football Awards are now open for nominations.

Alongside strike partner Lucy Holzman-Clark (herself scoring 16 league goals), Woollard has given herself a shot at the golden boot – currently leading the standings by two goals from Milton’s Olivia Jones who still has two matches to play.

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All this despite it only being her first season in adult football.

The nominations

Amy has been nominated for the FiB Bracknell Football Awards ‘Young Player of the Year’ by three people who have made submissions to us, here’s what they had to say:

Submission 1: Amazing season in the SRWFL and scoring the most goals within the Season. A hardworking team player.

Submission 2: Amy is 16 years old this is her first season playing for Ascot Ladies she is currently top scorer in the division and won players player and she has stepped up to challenge taken it by the scruff of the neck and run with it.

Submission 3: Still only 16 Amy has played her first season at Senior football. Playing in the SRWFL she has finished Ascot United Ladies top scorer with 18 goals and is currently the Leagues leading scorer. Amy has improved her game as the season progressed working hard in training and also hired a coach for 1 to 1 training to work on fitness and her game in her own time. For someone so young and quiet within the group Amy has helped the team to at least a top 2 finish in the league and won the respect of her team by picking up the players player of the season.

You can still nominate Amy for the Young Player of the Year award in the form below, or if you feel there is someone else deserving a mention then get in touch!

Can’t see the form? Click to have it open up externally here.

Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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  1. […] Regardless though of whether the Yellawomen finish top or runners up, it has been a superb season for the side and Evans has done it while unearthing some talent within the club that includes young striker Amy Woollard – herself up for Young Player of the Season. […]


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