It's been a throwback season in many ways for Liverpool--top of the table for long stretches, playing some free-flowing, attacking football, and possessing one or two of the league's best players in their respective positions. Luis Suarez has led the charge, scoring goals for fun since returning from his ban in late September, and after earning recognition as the PFA Player of the Year last week, the Uruguayan has now been named the FWA Player of the Year as well.
Richly deserved for his body of work on the pitch, where he's scored an astonishing 30 goals in 31 games. That's nearly a third of Liverpool's total haul and ten more than Daniel Sturridge, who's been terrific in his own right. With two matches left, Suarez has a chance to tie or surpass the Premier League record for a 38-match season, an achievement shared by Alan Shearer and Cristiano Ronaldo.
There's also the small matter of this:
LFC players who won PFA & FWA awards same season 1980 Terry McDermott 1983 Kenny Dalglish 1984 Ian Rush 1988 John Barnes 2014 Luis Suarez— LFChistory.net (@LFChistory) May 5, 2014
Re: last RT. Each of the four previous LFC players to win both FWA and PFA awards also won the league that season.— oh you beauty (@natefc) May 5, 2014
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