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James McClean Named Stoke City's Player Of The Year

James McClean Named Stoke City's Player Of The Year

James McClean has been named Stoke City's Player of the Season for the 2019/20 campaign.

In a poll of the club's supporters, with more than 6,000 votes cast, the Derry man received 49 per cent of the tally.

In 36 Championship games this season, he scored seven goals and provided seven assists as the club finished 15th. That is an increase of four goals from the previous season, his first at the club and one in which he played six more games.

โ€œI just want to say firstly how proud I am to pick up the clubโ€™s Player of the Year award," said McClean.

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"I would like to thank the fans for their support throughout the whole season and their votes. I will work extremely hard to try to emulate and better myself next season."

The 31-year-old finished ahead of Sam Clucas and Nick Powell in the voting.

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