Manchester United 2014/15: Season Review (The Awards)

As we have covered in the 3 previous parts of this review, there have been many ups and downs. Lets see who were the big highs and lows of the 2014/15 season at Manchester United as we hand out our Old Trafford Faithful, end of season awards.

Player of the Season: DAVID DE GEA

Another outstanding campaign crucial saves and stunning saves were commonplace. Highlights included tipping Balotellis effort onto the bar at Old Trafford, a crucial late and instinctive save away at Crystal Palace, and a flying save from an Oviedo strike against Everton.

Goal of the Season: JUAN MATA v Liverpool

After already opening the scoring in one of the biggest games of the season, Mata doubled his tally with a stunning overhead kick past Simon Mignolet. A huge goal at a huge moment in a huge game.

Save of the Season: DAVID DE GEA v Everton

As mentioned above, Everton pressed for a late late equaliser when there was a block in the box. The ball fell to Oviedo who rifled it towards the top corner. De Gea scrambled from the floor to tip it over and protect the 3 points at the death.

Game of the Season: Liverpool 1-2 UNITED

After hammering Spurs 3-0, United put Liverpool to the sword. A fine display where 2 goals from Juan Mata capped a fine team performance. A 2-1 scoreline flattered Liverpool as United battered their bitter rivals in their own back yard.

Most improved player: ASHLEY YOUNG

Looked set to leave Old Trafford after a disappointing few season. Started the season as an make shift Left Back, and finished it as our most dangerous player on the field. Some great deliveries, a few goals and some excellent displays kept £60m man Angel di Maria on the bench

Best new signing: ANDER HERRERA

A standout choice for this award. Excellent in possession, a fine passer of the ball, weighing in with 6 goals too. A goalscoring central midfielder is something we have sorely missed

Biggest Disappointment: ANGEL DI MARIA

So much excitement, so much money, and a superb start to the season left many scratching their heads when di Marias sparkle seemed to fade. A burglary at his home, and an injury and a petty red card in the FA Cup seemed to sum up his season, despite bagging 4 goals and 10 assists (the 2nd highest number of assists in the league).

Shock of the Season: Leicester 5-3 UNITED

An exciting game of football full of goals and drama. United got into a 3-1 lead. A fine goal from Angel di Maria as he sublimely lobbed the hapless goalkeeper. But as the referee gave Leicester a penalty against Rafael when it was clearly a foul by Jamie Vardy, United capitulated and lost 5-3. Topped off by a red card to youngster Tyler Blackett.

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