Freddie Woodman wins the Sky Bet Championship Golden Glove award

Swansea City goalkeeper Freddie Woodman has gained the Sky Bet Championship Golden Glove award for the 2020/21 season.

The 24-year-old, who has spent the last two seasons on loan from Newcastle United, finished the season with 20 clear sheets, three forward of a trio of rivals.

The award, which takes under consideration all league video games, and doesn’t embrace Play-Off fixtures, was offered to Woodman after Swansea’s 2-0 defeat against Watford.

Woodman played all however one of many Swans’ Sky Bet Championship fixtures this season, as Steve Cooper’s males secured a spot within the Play-Offs for the second season in a row.

Woodman said: “I really feel responsible for accepting it as a result of many individuals have a look at clear sheets as right down to the goalkeeper, however I understand how hard the team has labored for clear sheets.

“Each clear sheet we’ve had this season, after the sport it’s at all times been a collective congratulations to everybody.

“Whereas my title is on the award, it’s the team that has really gained the award. Each player has played their half and ought to really feel. 

“It’s a massive team effort, and it’s an incredible achievement to maintain 20 clear sheets within the Championship.

“Holding clear sheets offers the team an enormous alternative to win matches, and it’s put us in a great place within the league.

“Hopefully we will take this into the Play-Offs.”

 

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