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Nominees for the first annual “Ligue 1 Talk Awards”.

Well, everyone else seems to have their own awards, so why not have ours. Therefore, I am happy to announce the 1st Annual Ligue 1 Talk Award nominees for the 2010-11 season. Here are your nominees and the awards that we will be “awarding”.

Enjoy! There will be disagreements, of course, but that is the way it is. Also note, this includes all play during the season on all levels, including Cup and league play.

Player of the Year: Kevin Gameiro (Lorient), Eden Hazard (Lille), Moussa Sow (Lille), Marvin Martin (Sochaux).

Young Player of the Year: Marvin Martin (Sochaux), Jordan Ayew (Marseille), Yann Mvila (Rennes), Andre Ayew (Marseille).

Rookie of the Year:  Youssef El-Arabi (Caen), Dejan Lovren (Lyon), Raphael Varane (Lens).

Most Valuable Player to Their Team Award: Eden Hazard (Lille), Lossemy Karaboue (Sedan), Aissa Yahia-Bey (Chambery), Marvin Martin (Sochaux).

Most Disappointing Player of the Season:  Anthony Le Tallec (Auxerre), Toifilou Maoulida (Lens), Hasan Kabze (Montpellier). Yoann Gourcuff (Lyon).

Most Underrated Player: Gregory Pujol (Valenciennes), Gael Danic (Valenciennes), Morgan Amalfitano (Lorient),Youssef El-Arabi (Caen) .

Most Overrated Player: Rod Fanni (Marseille), Aly Cissokho (Lyon), Guillaume Hoarau (PSG), Andre-Pierre Gignac (Marseille).

Keeper of the Year: Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Nicolas Douchez (Rennes), Mickael Landreau (Lille).

Defender of the Year: Taye Taiwo (Marseille), Mathieu Debuchy (Lille), Romain Danze (Rennes), Mamadou Sakho (PSG)

Midfielder of the Year: Eden Hazard (Lille), Nene (PSG), Marvin Martin (Sochaux), Jaraoslav Plasil (Bordeaux).

Attacker of the Year: Moussa Sow (Lille), Kevin Gameiro (Lorient), Lisandro Lopez (Lyon), Gregory Pujol (Valenciennes)

Coach of the Year: Rudi Garcia (Lille), David Guion (Chambery), Francis Gillot (Sochaux), Frédéric Hantz (Bastia).

Announcements will be made on May 30th.


5 Responses

  1. Player of the Year: Hazard

    Young Player of the Year: Martin

    Rookie of the Year: Youssef El-Arabi

    Most Valuable Player to Their Team Award: Eden Hazard

    Most Disappointing Player of the Season: None of these guys, Gourcuff offcourse! If I have to say one of them: Le Tallec, even though he struggled with injuries.

    Most Underrated Player: Morgan Amalfitano

    Most Overrated Player: Aly Cissokho

    Keeper of the Year: Steve Mandanda

    Defender of the Year: Sakho, no doubt about it. From your nominees, Debuchy.

    Midfielder of the Year: Martin

    Attacker of the Year: Sow

    Coach of the Year: Gillot

  2. Also, I thought I had this as “save draft” but I must have pressed published! I did it early in the morning and was half awake! DAMN! Ok. Should be updated now with the list I actually have on paper lol.

  3. Player of the year: Hazard
    Young Player of the Year: Martin
    Rookie: El-Arabi
    Most Valuable to Team: Martin
    Most Disappointing: Gourcuff
    Underrated: Pujol
    Overrated: APG
    Keeper: Douchez
    Defender: Sakho
    Midfielder: Nene
    Attacker: Sow
    Coach: Gillot

    No Gervinho, Maiga, Payet recognition?

  4. Couldn’t fit the first two into any category. I wanted to put Gervinho in Player and Striker, but the list is too big. As for Payet, he just seemed to phase out a little. In addition, his “off the field” attitude didn’t do him justice either.

  5. who agrees with us that daiwara best cb last 3 seasons in ligue1 when trying 100%, bdx OM 2 titles , 3rd not over till its over…

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