2012 Three FAI International Award Winners Announced

2012 Three FAI International Award Winners Announced

THREE.IE                                                       FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND                                             Three FAI International Football Award winners announcedSunday, February 26 2012Ireland's top international football stars were today (Sunday) honoured at the 22nd Three FAI International Football Awards which took place at RTÉ studios, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.Aston Villa defender, Richard Dunne scooped the Senior International Player of the Year Award, while Darron Gibson’s goal against Wales in the Carling Nations Cup was voted the Three International Goal of the Year.Leeds Utd’s Darren O’Dea captured the Young International Player of the Year, Robbie Brady was crowned the U21 Player of the Year while Pat Sullivan was voted the Airtricity League Player of the year.Shamrock Rovers were awarded the Special Merit Award for their ground-breaking achievements in Europe last year, as they became the first Irish team to qualify for the group stages of a UEFA competition.Former Republic of Ireland midfielder, Ray Houghton was inducted into the FAI Hall of Fame, while former Czech midfielder Pavel Nedved was awarded the  International Personality of the Year award.The Three FAI International Football Award winners areSenior International Player of the Year                         Richard Dunne3 International Goal of the Year                                   Darron GibsonYoung International Player of the Year                         Darren O'DeaAirtricity League Player of the Year                              Pat SullivanHall of Fame                                                              Ray HoughtonInternational Personality                                             Pavel NedvedSpecial Merit Award                                                    Shamrock Rovers teamUnder 21 International Player of the Year                     Robbie BradyUnder 19 International Player of the Year                     John EganUnder 17 International Player of the Year                     Sean KavanaghUnder 16 International Player of the Year                     Kyle McFaddenSenior Women's International Player of the Year           Niamh FaheyUnder 19 Women's International Player of the Year       Grace MoloneyUnder 17 Women's International Player of the Year       Chloe MustakiJunior International Player of the Year                          James WalshIntermediate Player of the Year                                   Brendan O'ConnellFootball for All International Player of the Year             Adrian ClarkeFAI School's International Player of the Year                Hugh Douglas
26th Feb 2012