2006-07

The hugely popular local boy and home-grown star held off several worthy rivals to take the Player of the Year honours in a season that ended in depressingly familiar fashion……he was injured and missed the play-offs. Until then, he had missed only two of the 46 League matches for Mick McCarthy’s upwardly mobile side – and both of those were in the spring.

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