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- Shortlists announced for the 2009 Football League Awards-
The Football League has announced the shortlists for five award categories in the 2009 Football League Awards incorporating FourFourTwo’s Top 50 Football League Players.
Nottingham Forest has been shortlisted for this year’s Perform Best Fan Marketing Campaign Award.
A total of 240 entries were received from clubs across all three divisions, a 22% increase on entries from the previous year. This year 32 clubs have been shortlisted for Awards, with eight clubs earning more than one entry in the shortlists.
The winners will be announced at the fourth annual Football League Awards which will take place at Grosvenor House on Park Lane on Sunday 29th March 2009.
Expert judging panels were assembled for each category with the process of evaluating each entry taking place at The Football League headquarters on 28th and 29th January.
The shortlists for the five award categories are:
Family Club of the Year – Championship
Family Club of the Year – League 1
Milton Keynes Dons
Family Club of the Year – League 2
Perform Best Fan Marketing Campaign
Derby County with “Fans First Initiative”
Huddersfield Town with “The £100 Season Ticket and the Centenary”
Leeds United with “THE GREATEST FANS THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN”
Nottingham Forest with “The Forest Super Sevens”
Preston North End with “Lilywhites Go Green”
Wycombe Wanderers with “Season Ticket Holders “Buddy” Scheme”
Sky Digital Media Best Digital Communication
Cardiff City with “Digital Media Platform – Enjoy the Match”
Milton Keynes Dons with “The Dons Show on the Road”
Preston North End with “Centre Stage”
Reading with “Digital Communication Platform”
Wycombe Wanderers with “Countdown to Kick-Off (C2K)”
Press Association Sport Best Matchday Programme
Burnley with “Claret and You”
Bristol City with “Well Red”
Preston North End with “Matchday Programme”
Leicester City with “City”
Watford with “The Official Matchday Magazine”
Community Club of the Year – Championship
Community Club of the Year – League 1
Brighton and Hove Albion
Community Club of the Year – League 2
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 20 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.