Brentford striker Ivan Toney has gained the Sky Bet Championship Golden Boot award for the 2020/21 season.
Toney confronted stiff competition all through the season from the 2019 Golden Boot winner Teemu Pukki, and Blackburn’s Adam Armstrong, however the Bees striker’s 31 goals, scored in 3,900 minutes on the field, meant that Toney not solely secured the award, but additionally set a new Championship document for goals scored in a season.
It’s a powerful double for 25-year-old Toney, who additionally gained the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One Golden Boot, proving himself to be one of many best marksmen within the English recreation.
The award, which takes into consideration all league video games, and doesn’t embody Play-Off fixtures, was introduced to Toney at full time of the final recreation of the season – a 3-1 victory over Bristol City – the place Brentford confirmed a Play-Off semi-final against Bournemouth.
Toney said: “It means lots to win this award once more. I set out to win it on the start of the season; it hasn’t been gained back-to-back for some time in order that was one thing I wished to do.
“It’s a big achievement however one I clearly couldn’t have carried out with out the help of my teammates as well as Thomas Frank and the teaching workers.”
The Sky Bet Championship Golden Glove was gained by Swansea City’s Freddie Woodman, who stored 20 clear sheets.
Ivan Toney – 31
Adam Armstrong – 28
Teemu Pukki – 26
Kieffer Moore – 20
Lucas Joao – 19
Andre Ayew – 16