Schwarzer wins top Australian awards
Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer was awarded Australian
football’s two top awards at a lavish ceremony on Thursday.
The 38-year-old veteran was named Football Federation
Australia’s Player of the Year for the second straight year and was
voted Player of the Year by fellow players.
He received 392 votes to narrowly beat Everton’s Tim Cahill to
the players’ award. Cahill, who was the players’ elect last year,
was voted Player of the Year by members of Australia’s Football
Schwarzer made 10 appearances for Australia in the 2009-2010
season, playing every minute of its matches at the World Cup in