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Story posted: Monday, 21st May 1990

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Gresley defender Gil Land is the club’s players’ player-of-the-year.
The former Burton Albion defender picked up the club’s top trophy at a dinner held at Bass Sports Club on Friday.

Skipper Richard Denby won the supporters’ player-of-the-year trophy with treasurer Peter Jenkinson picking up clubman-of-the-year award.

Bass area sales manager Robert Leatherland told guests that the company would continue it’s support for the club.

“It’s a pleasure to be associated with the Manchester United of non-league football,” he said. “As long as you want us to be we’ll be associated with you.”

Full list of awards:

Reserve team sportsman-of-the-year: Simon Harrison
Reserve team player-of-the-year: Simon Harrison
Special service award: Gordon Ford
First team sportsman-of-the-year: Steve Astley
Clubman-of-the-year: Peter Jenkinson
Supporters’ player-of-the-year: Richard Denby
Players’ player-of-the-year: Gil Land

Manager Frank Northwood was presented with a watch by the players.
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11 South Normanton Athletic 26 0 37
12 Worcester City 26 11 36
13 AFC Wulfunians 31 -6 36
14 Coventry Sphinx 25 -19 34
15 Tividale 23 -4 27
16 Haughmond 29 -29 26
17 Racing Club Warwick 24 -29 24
18 Lye Town 28 -31 18
19 Gresley 26 -22 16
20 Selston 25 -38 13

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