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The Football League Awards

Swindon Town failed to be shortlisted in the Football League Awards however, Why not see who has been nominated for this years awards?

- Shortlists announced for The Football League Awards-

The Football League have announced the nominees for seven industry award categories in the 2007 'Football League Awards incorporating FourFourTwo`s Top 50 Football League Players`. Brentford have been nominated for the Best Community Initiative award sponsored by The Football Foundation and the Best Club Sponsorship award sponsored by Carling.

Over 130 industry entries were received across all three divisions and twenty five clubs have been shortlisted for this year`s Awards. The winners will be announced at the second annual Football League Awards which will take place at London`s Grosvenor House on Sunday 4th March 2007.

Expert judging panels were assembled for each category and the process of evaluating each entry took place at The Football League`s headquarters on 18th and 19th January.

Stewart Thomson, Commercial Director of The Football League said:

'The Football League Awards incorporating FourFourTwo's Top 50 Players aim to champion achievements off the pitch as well as on it. The quality of the entries is testament to the innovative community, marketing and sponsorship programmes that clubs throughout The League are undertaking in order to maintain their places at the heart of the community.'

The award categories include:

Community Club of the Year - sponsored by Wickes

Brighton & Hove Albion
Colchester United
Millwall
Norwich City
Queens Park Rangers
West Bromwich Albion

Best Community Initiative - sponsored by The Football Foundation

Brentford
Brighton & Hove Albion
Norwich City
Plymouth Argyle
Scunthorpe United
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Best Club Sponsorship - sponsored by Carling

Brentford
Ipswich Town
Walsall

Best Club Marketing Campaign

Milton Keynes Dons
Norwich City
Nottingham Forest
Preston North End
Stoke City
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Best Matchday Programme - sponsored by PA Sport

Cardiff City
Colchester United
Crystal Palace
Hull City
Plymouth Argyle
Queens Park Rangers
Stockport County

Best Use of New Media - sponsored by Sega Football Manager

Cardiff City
Leicester City
Norwich City
Nottingham Forest
Preston North End
Sunderland

Best Kit Design

Burnley
Huddersfield Town
Hull City
Norwich City
Milton Keynes Dons
Mansfield Town

The Football League Awards will, once again, recognise footballing excellence, on and off the field, with clubs and players honoured alongside fans. There will be 18 award categories in total, including a range of football awards and industry specific honours.

To find out more about The Football League Awards, and for a full list of Award categories, please visit www.footballleagueawards.com


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Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Friday January 26 2007
Time: 6:13PM

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