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Butland Lands Top Honour

Jack Butland

JACK BUTLAND has been named Stoke City’s Official Player of the Year for 2018/19 after topping a poll of supporters.

It’s the second time that Butland has landed the honour – he carried it off at the end of the 2015/16 season – and it caps a memorable few weeks for the 25-year-old as he recently became a father for the first time.

Other past winners of the prestigious award include current skipper Ryan Shawcross, Asmir Begovic, Peter Crouch, Robert Huth and Lee Grant.

Butland will be presented with his award ahead of today’s Championship finale against Sheffield United at the bet365 Stadium.

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