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04/05/2010 18:30 , Adam Bostock
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Live Blog: Player of the Year 2010

contenders down to three - Owen vs City, Rooney vs Arsenal and Nani vs Bayern...

22:32 And now for the first-team awards, starting with Goal of the Season, as voted for on This one will be presented by a smiling, fit-again Owen Hargreaves - "I'm hopefully getting ready to attack next season" - and legendary goalkeeper Alex Stepney.

22:28 Sir Alex has been talking to Mandy on a range of topics - look out for more quotes on tomorrow. For example, on the title race, the boss says he no longer tortures himself by looking back at games that got away during the course of the season, like Burnley away (0-1). On signings, he reminds us that he's already spent around £20million on three young players who could have a big future at the club - namely Smalling, Hernandez and Diouf.

22:23 Sorry to keep you in suspense, Richard NO1 but the answer is NO. The Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award has never been won by a goalkeeper since its inception in 1988. Not even the great Dane, Mr Peter Schmeichel, won it.

22:17 I haven't forgotten you folks on the message board, like Richard NO1: "I'm watching the awards from my home in Manchester on TV, thought I would check out this blog as well. I want Edwin to win the Payer of the Year award. Has a goalkeeper ever won it?"

22:15 David Gill has been speaking to David Stowell. I'm paraphrasing again, but the chief exec said, "A big part of Manchester United is doing the unexpected. Let's see if we can do it again this weekend."

22:09 The sofa's getting some hammer tonight. Mandy's now got two first-teamers with her, Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand. The conversation centres around the skipper's new contract and Rio's reaction... "Oh great, we'll be hearing his voice around the training ground every morning for another year!" Or words to that jovial effect.

21:59 Mandy Henry has just been speaking to the two young award winners on the MUTV sofa. Again, Ritchie and Will seem well grounded young men and both are hungry to

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