American international claims second individual award in a week
Tim Ream has been named as the club’s official Player of the Year for the 2013/14 season.
It is the second individual award in a week for Ream, who was recently crowned as the Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association Player of the Year at their end of season social at the Reebok.
The American international claimed the annual award after winning 39 percent of fans’ votes in an online poll.
Lukas Jutkiewicz finished runner-up with 19 percent of the votes, whilst Neil Danns round off the top three with 13 percent.
Ream has made a total 44 appearances for Bolton this season, impressing in a number of different positions.
“It’s a really cool feeling to be recognised again by the club’s supporters,” Ream told bwfc.co.uk. “As I said before, it’s nice and humbling knowing that people think you’ve done a good job, but at the end of the day it’s about the squad.
“Personally, the past two years have definitely been a real eye opener. When I was involved last season I was a little unnerved purely by how different the style was to the other leagues I’ve played in.
“There are so many demands in this league and to begin with I probably wasn’t prepared for that, but it definitely gave me motivation coming into this season.
“I feel settled off the field, and that’s also a big factor whether people believe it or not. I feel happy and am working in a structure and programme that really helps us, as players.”
Previous years’ winners
2013/14: Tim Ream
2012/13: Jay Spearing
2011/12: Adam Bogdan
2010/11: Stuart Holden
2009/10: Chung-Yong Lee
2008/09: Kevin Davies
2007/08: Kevin Davies
2006/07: Jussi Jaaskelainen
2005/06: Ricardo Gardner
2004/05: Bruno N’Gotty
2003/04: Kevin Davies
2002/03: Jay Jay Okocha
2001/02: Simon Charlton
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