Arsenal’s Beth Mead was voted The Football Supporter’s Federation Fan’s Player of the Year on Monday night.

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More than 366,000 votes were cast what is described as the ‘largest supporter-led awards in the UK’ and Mead came out on top despite facing competition from Fran Kirby (Chelsea, runner-up), Remi Allen (Reading), Lucy Staniforth (Sunderland), Keira Walsh (Manchester City) and Ellen White (Birmingham).

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Speaking about the award, Jen O’Neill, editor of She Kicks magazine, said, “Since signing for Arsenal, Beth has established herself as a firm favourite amongst the Gunners’ faithful – terrorising opposition full-backs with her pace and tenacity and turning goal-provider as well as goalscorer.”

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