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Arsenal duo Miedema and Zinsberger win season awards

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Vivianne Miedema has received the Barclays FA Women’s Super League purpose of the season for her strike in Arsenal’s 3-0 north London derby win over Tottenham Hotspur in March.

Miedema scored the second purpose on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium because the Gunners claimed all three factors. 

The Netherlands striker met a Katie McCabe nook to fireside dwelling a surprising volley past Rebecca Spencer and into the web to double Arsenal’s lead on the day. 

What made the purpose so spectacular was that Miedema was at a clumsy angle to get her shot away on purpose earlier than lobbing the ball over the Spurs keeper within the course of. 

Miedema beat teammate Katie McCabe to the award after the Republic of Ireland captain’s purpose in opposition to Aston Villa was shortlisted. 

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Miedema was voted the winner forward of not solely McCabe however Megan Connolly, Yana Daniels, Lee Geum-min, Lauren James, Caroline Weir, Claudia Walker, Mana Iwabuchi and Melanie Leupolz.

It was an Arsenal double as Manuela Zinsberger received the save of the season additionally going down in that 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur as she made a triple save. 

First of all she made a effective save to maintain out Kit Graham on a one and one scenario earlier than the ball got here out to Rachel Williams however her effort was crushed away earlier than Angela Addison’s effort on the back-post was saved out as soon as extra by the keeper as she held onto the hassle.

Zinsberger beat fellow Gunners keeper to the award after the Australians save in opposition to Chelsea was additionally nominated. 

Arsenal goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger


Arsenal goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger

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Zinsberger additionally noticed off competitors from Sophie Baggaley, Ann-Katrin Berger, Courtney Brosnan, Mary Earps, Hannah Hampton, Grace Moloney, Megan Walsh and Lisa Weiss.