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Shrewsbury's Joe Jacobson is the fans' choice at supporters end-of-season awards

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Shrewsbury Town players Ryan Woods, Connor Goldson and Joe Jacobson were the big winners at the supporters end-of-season awards evening last night.

Official Supporters Club chairman Simon Moore, right, hands over the player of the year award to Shrewsbury defender Joe Jacobson at the annual awards night. Picture: Peter Shah

Jacobson received the Official Supporters Club player of the year and OSC Away Travel player of the year awards as well as the Super Blues clubman of the year award for his hard work in the community.

Event organiser Chris Smith said the left-back was known as 'Never say no, Joe,' because of his willingness to carry out such work.

Smith said: "He never turns people down and it is very much appreciated what he does for the club in the community."

The Away Travel Club player of the season was defender Connor Goldson who also won the OSC young player of the year award and the Super Blues player of the year award.

Midfielder Ryan Woods scooped gongs for the away travel club's young player of the year as well as the family stand player of the season award.

He also took the Wayne Hooper Memorial Award for player of the season, which is decided by supporters living in the Oswestry area of the county.

The event was attended by the entire playing squad as well as manager Mike Jackson and Smith said that supporters had been grateful for the gesture after a difficult season which has seen Town relegated back to League Two.

As well as awards for the club's players, a number of dedicated supporters were also rewarded.

Rosie Sabin received the away travel club supporter of the year award after attending every one of Town's matches. John Bailey received the Violet and Mervyn Cox Memorial Award for his dedication, having attended all of Town's games this season as well as assisting the travel club during year

The supporters club chairman's award went to Mike Empson for his fine attendance record and his work helping to run coaches for away games.

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