Rangers veteran Steven Davis named Player of the Year by the Scottish Football Writers’ Association

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Rangers veteran Steven Davis named Scottish Football Writers’ Association Player of the Year, beating clubmates Allan McGregor, Connor Goldson and James Tavernier to the award after their first league title in 10 years

  • Steven Davis is the Player of the Year of the Scottish Football Association
  • The Rangers midfielder played a key role in the Gers’ first league title in 10 years
  • Davis was part of an all-Rangers shortlist, including goalkeeper Alan McGregor
  • Connor Goldson and James Tavernier also had a shot at the prize

Rangers midfielder Steven Davis has won the Scottish Football Writers’ Association Player of the Year award.

The Northern Ireland international came out as the winner from an all-Rangers shortlist, which also included Allan McGregor, Connor Goldson and James Tavernier.

The award concludes an extraordinary season for the 36-year-old in which he became the most capped British player of all time after making his 126th international appearance and winning the Scottish Premier League title with his club.

Rangers midfielder Steven Davis is Scotland's Football Federation Player of the Year

Rangers midfielder Steven Davis is Scotland’s Football Federation Player of the Year

The 36-year-old (holding trophy) played a key role in Rangers' first league title in ten years

The 36-year-old (holding trophy) played a key role in Rangers' first league title in ten years

The 36-year-old (holding trophy) played a key role in Rangers’ first league title in ten years

“I’m absolutely thrilled because it wasn’t something I ever thought about,” Davis said. ‘At the start of the season you just want to try to make an impact and do your best.

‘It’s all about trying to be successful and the season has been so good for me. It’s great to be recognized in terms of your efforts. ‘

Davis felt that fellow veteran McGregor might just be the cream of the crop for the undefeated Premiership champions.

Midfielder Davis was part of an all Rangers shortlist with veteran Allan McGregor

Midfielder Davis was part of an all Rangers shortlist with veteran Allan McGregor

Midfielder Davis was part of an all Rangers shortlist with veteran Allan McGregor

“We have so many guys who could have won this award and I am very happy that you chose me,” he said. ‘I think Greegsy is excellent and I have a good relationship with him.

‘The problem is, it’s so hard to pick one because of the season we’ve enjoyed. There are a number of players, including players who have not even been nominated. ‘

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