U.S. midfielder Clint Dempsey finished fourth in the FWA Football of the Year voting.
Clint Dempsey of Fulham was voted fourth in the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year award.
Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie won the honor, followed by Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes in second and third place, and Dempsey.
The 29-year-old Dempsey currently sits at 16 goals in 34 games this Premier League season and he is one tally away from 50 career Premier League goals in a six-season stretch. His 22 goals across all competitions is a single-season record for an American playing in one of Europe’s top-flight leagues.