02 Mar Premier League footballers Alli, Costa & Sanchez up for gongs at the prestigious football awards
Football heavyweights Dele Alli, Diego Costa, Mauricio Pochettino & Antonio Conte are amongst those who have scored a nomination at this year’s London Football Awards. The winners of the eight awards will be announced at the prestigious event, hosted by BBC presenter Gary Lineker OBE, at London’s Battersea Evolution on March 2, 2017.
In its third year, the London Football Awards raises funds for former Arsenal goalkeeper and TV presenter, Bob Wilson OBE and his wife, Megs’ charity, Willow – the only national charity working with seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40 to fulfil uplifting and unforgettable Special Days.
Leading nominations in tonight’s awards are Premier League footballers Dele Alli, Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea’s Diego Costa .
Speaking ahead of this evening’s awards Willow Life President Bob Wilson, said: “Once again this season, football in London – in the Premier League, the Football League and the Women’s game – has been dramatic and exciting. The London Football Awards is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the skills of our nominees, which we have seen on the pitches of the Capital over the last few months, as well as all the outstanding community work achieved by the clubs.
For more information about Willow visit www.willowfoundation.org.uk