Scotland’s Kim Little wins PFA’s first women’s award
Arsenal Ladies and Scotland midfielder Kim Little has been named the inaugural winner of the British Professional Footballers’ Association Women’s Player of the Year award.
Little, who was part of the Great Britain team that reached the quarter-finals of the London 2012 Olympics, was presented with the award on Sunday night at the PFA awards ceremony.
“To win the award with so many great footballers in the room was a great occasion,” she said.
“For years I have watched this event on television so to come here and win the first award is fantastic.”
The 22-year-old joined Arsenal Ladies from Hibernian in 2008 and has scored 58 goals for the club, as well as 29 for her country.
She said “This is my sixth season (at Arsenal) and, as I play attacking midfield, I like to get forward and score goals.”
Membership to the player’s union has now been opened…
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