Andrews, McCarthy and Brady scoop prizes at FAI awards night

The annual ceremony was held at RTE earlier tonight.

Keith Andrews with his award. Credit: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

KEITH ANDREWS WAS named Senior International Player of the Year tonight at the FAI International Football Awards night.

The 31-year-old midfielder, currently playing his club football with Bolton Wanderers, played in all three of Ireland’s Euro 2012 games and picks up the award for the first time.

Young Player of the Year went to Wigan Athletic’s James McCarthy and Robbie Brady of Hully City was named U21 Player of the Year. Goalkeeper Emma Byrne won Senior Women’s International Player of the Year while Sligo Rovers defender Jason McGuinness is Airtricity League Player of the Year.

Meanwhile, Goal of the Year was scored by Kevin Doyle in the 2-1 World Cup qualifier win over Kazakhstan.

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