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Everton Loanee McGeady Scoops Main Award

Everton Loanee McGeady Scoops Main Award

Aiden McGeady has been confirmed as Preston's Player of the Year, awarded to him on Sunday.

McGeady, scheduled to return to parent club Everton after Preston's season finale, collected over 50% of the voting to win the Sir Tom Finney Player of the Year trophy for 2016-17.

What does the future hold for the Republic of Ireland international though? He's told the Official Website he doesn't know this himself, he would like to return to Deepdale next season if possible, but knows this could be out of his hands.

He said: 'I get asked about my future a lot, but in all honesty, I don`t know what is going to happen in the summer, because I probably won`t have the final say. I`d like to come back because I have enjoyed it.'

Admitting his loan switch to Preston had been the 'best thing' to happen in his career in sometime.

'It has been the best thing that has happened to me in the last few years,' McGeady added. 'Before this I was forgotten about the last couple of years; I wasn`t playing at Everton, I didn`t play much at Sheffield Wednesday, but here I have played, I have enjoyed it, it has been great for me and I would like to come back, but it is out of my hands.'

Clear winner of the Player of the Year gong, McGeady was obviously delighted to claim the award but knows this wouldn't have been possible without his teammates' help.

McGeady said: 'It is a massive accolade to be recognised for your performances over the course of a season. Ultimately you cannot do it on your own, you need the help of you team-mates and I wouldn`t be taking home any prizes without the help of the team.'

Adding: 'I am very proud to win the award. It is nice to be appreciated and to be wanted and the fans have taken to me. I have said in interviews before that they are very vocal and chant your name and that is great for me as it means I am doing something right.'

The Irishman finished by once again saying how much he's enjoyed his spell with Preston and what an honour it was to pick up a trophy with such a legendary name associated to it, Sir Tom Finney.

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Date:Wednesday May 3 2017
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