Even though they didn’t hit the Four Times goal, Liverpool enjoyed a successful season after finishing the 2021-22 season as runners-up in both the Premier League and Champions League, while also winning two domestic cups.
Liverpool’s collective efforts are fully recognized at Professional Footballers Association (PFA) Awards on Thursday Night like before Mohamed Salah was awarded the PFA Player of the Year award for the second time in his career.
Having previously won the top-flight title in 2018, Salah became only the seventh player in history to be awarded the PFA Player of the Year award for the second time as he made the shortlist. City of Manchester midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (self a multiple winner) in the 2022 poll.
Liverpool also enjoyed more success in the PFA Team of the Year as six of their players were named in the XI. Alisson Becker, Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane all took their place alongside Salah to secure the majority for Jurgen Klopp’s side. Meanwhile, the Premier League champion, Man City, has only 3 players.
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So with Salah winning the Player of the Year award and more than half of the respective Team of the Year coming from Liverpool, we wonder if any club has ever dominated when it comes to PFA awards in the Premier League. Premier League era it?
8. Manchester City, 2018-19 (6 x players included in PFA Team of the Year)
City completed the domestic Treble by winning the Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup, which saw them finish a well-deserved number one in the Team of the Year as the Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Raheem Sterling and top scorer Sergio Aguero All received nods.
However, PFA Player of the Year Award have come to Liverpool’s footing after Van Dijk’s incredible performances for the Reds.
7. Blackburn Rovers, 1994-95 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 6 x players included in the PFA Team of the Year)
After owner Jack Walker’s millions of dollars were pumped into the club, Blackburn was a shock 1994-95 Premier League winner and players (Tim Flowers, Colin Hendry, Graeme Le Saux, Tim Sherwood, Chris Sutton and Alan Shearer) fill out the PFA Team of the Year.
Scoring 34 goals in a single season (an overall record that has yet to improve), Shearer was also awarded the PFA Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Year awards.
6. Manchester United2000-01 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 6 x player included in PFA Team of the Year)
Manchester United won the title for the third consecutive season as Teddy Sheringham ended the campaign as the club’s top goalscorer.
The veteran forward was awarded the PFA Player of the Year after scoring 21 times in all competitions and is also one of six United players to find their way into the PFA Team of the Year alongside goalkeeper Fabien Barthez. , Jaap Stam, Wes Brown, Roy Keane and Ryan Giggs.
5. Arsenal2003-04 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 6 x player included in PFA Team of the Year)
Marching to the Premier League title without suffering a single defeat, it’s no surprise that Arsenal’s “Invincibles” performed well at the 2003-04 PFA Awards.
First, cleverness Thierry Henry Voted PFA Player of the Year as well as collect the titles of Writers’ Association Player of the Year, PFA Fan Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Year.
Henry then took a spot on the PFA Team of the Year alongside Lauren, Sol Campbell, Ashley Cole, Patrick Vieira and Robert Pires.
4. Manchester United, 2008-09 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 6 x player included in PFA Team of the Year)
Manchester United have become the first team in English football history to win three consecutive titles on two separate occasions, equaling Liverpool’s record of 18 titles in the process.
Giggs has seen his key role rewarded with the PFA Player of the Year award, while he and five other United players have found their way into the Team of the Year including goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, the defensive trio of Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Patrice Evraand Cristiano Ronaldowho departed for Real Madrid after that.
3. Chelsea2014-15 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 6 x player included in PFA Team of the Year)
Chelsea win Premier League and League Cup double as goals of Diego Costa helped propel the Blues to glory on two fronts during a difficult transitional year for the club following the departure of key midfielder Frank Lampard.
Costa and Player Eden Hazard have received a slack, with the Belgian in particular enjoying a stellar campaign en route to winning the PFA Player of the Year, FWA Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Year titles. League.
Chelsea have six players named in the PFA Team of the Year with Costa and Hazard taking their place along with colleagues Branislav IvanovicJohn Terry, Gary Cahill and Nemanja Matic.
2. Man City, 2020-21 (1 x PFA Player of the Year award, 6 x PFA Team of the Year players)
Last year, Pep Guardiola’s side matched Liverpool’s impressive record in their 2020-21 title campaign after witnessing De Bruyne named PFA Player of the Year and then six players were included in the respective PFA Team of the Year.
1. Manchester United, 2006-07 (1 x PFA Player of the Year winner, 8 x players included in the PFA Team of the Year)
The most dominant display by a single Premier League club in the history of the PFA awards came in 2006-07 when newly crowned champions United nearly won a clean sheet all evening.
After scoring 23 goals in 53 games in all competitions while winning his first Premier League title, Cristiano Ronaldo won the PFA Player of the Year award and was included in the PFA Team of the Year by Van der Sar, Gary Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Paul Scholes and Giggs.