Chesterfield midfielder wins club's Player of the Year award

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Tom Naylor has won Chesterfield's 2024 Player of the Year award.

The midfielder who also took home the Players’ Player of the Year award.

He has played an instrumental part in the Spireites winning the National League title and promotion to the Football League.

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The 32-year-old has scored 13 goals and got six assists, which statistically is his best-ever season, in 47 appearances in all competitions.

Tom Naylor has won Chesterfield's 2024 Player of the Year's award.Tom Naylor has won Chesterfield's 2024 Player of the Year's award.
Tom Naylor has won Chesterfield's 2024 Player of the Year's award.

As well as his goal contributions, he has led by example on and off the pitch and he became a fan favourite right from the beginning.

Naylor was a marquee signing last summer, joining from Wigan Athletic, who he had been playing for in the Championship.

As well as controlling games on the pitch, Naylor has impressed everyone with his attitude and professionalism off it.

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Naylor posted on social media: “Very grateful for receiving my two awards last night. Thank you to everyone who voted. A huge congratulations to everyone on their awards. It’s been an outstanding season for everyone.”

Meanwhile, Ollie Banks’ wonderful long-range strike against Bromley was voted the Goal of the Season.

Jamie Grimes was named the Community Trust Player of the Year and Ali Mohiuddin the Academy Player of the Year.

The awards were handed out on Thursday night at the SMH Group Stadium.

FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS:

  • Player of the Year – Tom Naylor
  • Players’ Player of the Year – Tom Naylor
  • 1866 Player of the Year – Ollie Banks
  • Goal of the Season – Ollie Banks v Bromley
  • Men’s Academy Player of the Year – Ali Mohiuddin
  • Women’s Academy Player of the Year – Lexie Butterworth
  • Community Trust Player of the Year – Jamie Grimes
  • Honorary Life Member – Karen Child
  • Women’s Player of the Year – Megan Nowak
  • Outstanding Achievement – Louise Marshall
  • Social Contribution – Sean O’Neill

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