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READ | Millers scoop prizes at The Star's end of season awards

2 May 2018

Rotherham United had a prosperous evening at the Sheffield Star’s end of season awards on Monday night, as Paul Warne scooped the Manager of the Year award for clubs in the region, while club Chairman Tony Stewart picked up the newspaper’s Special Award.

The event, held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Sheffield, was attended by the Millers Chairman, first team manager, Will Vaulks and a number of directors and representatives, as they joined similar parties from the local area that receive coverage from the Sheffield Star.

Warne fended off competition from Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder to collect the coveted Manager of the Year trophy following an excellent season for his side, which has earned them a place in the Sky Bet League One Play-offs.

Meanwhile, Millers Chairman Tony Stewart, who is celebrating 10 years at the helm of the club, scooped The Star’s ‘Special Award’, which is handed to an individual, group or club in recognition of an incredible contribution to football in this area.

The journalist covering each club also selected a respective Player of the Year and Paul Davis’ seal of approval saw midfielder Will Vaulks add another trophy to his end of season collection, as he collected the prize for the Millers.

Sheffield United were crowned Team of the Year, Chesterfield’s Kristian Dennis claimed the Golden Boot and David Hirst was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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