St Albans City’s Sam Merson has award-filled Saturday

Sam Merson is presented with the supporters player of the year by Lawrence Levy. Picture: LEIGH PAGE

Sam Merson is presented with the supporters player of the year by Lawrence Levy. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Sam Merson had a successful day off the pitch on Saturday – claiming not only the St Albans City player of the month award for April but also the supporters’ player of the year crown.

Solomon Sambou picking up the award for young player of the year from manager Ian Allinson. Picture:

Solomon Sambou picking up the award for young player of the year from manager Ian Allinson. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

He received his monthly award on the pitch prior to the game with Hampton & Richmond Borough from Gavin Rumble and Ian Oakley on behalf of the Saints City Trust, the April 2018 sponsors.

Zac Hill on behalf of the Young Saints club presents Tom Bender with the Young Saints player of the

Zac Hill on behalf of the Young Saints club presents Tom Bender with the Young Saints player of the year. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

And he was handed the player of the year gong at the end of season awards night held at Verulam Golf Club.

Club president Malcolm MacMillan presents Dean Snedker with the players' player of the season award.

Club president Malcolm MacMillan presents Dean Snedker with the players' player of the season award. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Solomon Sambou was the young player of the year while the Young Saints voted Tom Bender their star man.

Thumbs up to Percy Kiangebeni who picked up the goal of the season award from Keith Churchhouse. Pic

Thumbs up to Percy Kiangebeni who picked up the goal of the season award from Keith Churchhouse. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant

Dean Snedker took the players’ player award while Percy Kiangebeni’s strike against East Thurrock United took the John Wangford Memorial Trophy for goal of the season.

Lee Wood presents Keith Churchhouse with the Wagstaff Simmons award for his father Clive Churchhouse

Lee Wood presents Keith Churchhouse with the Wagstaff Simmons award for his father Clive Churchhouse who supporters felt had done the most for the club either on or off the field during the year. Picture: LEIGH PAGE - Credit: Archant


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The Wagstaff Simmons Award for clubman of the season went posthumously to Clive Churchhouse.

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