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National Game Awards 2017-18 in association with SCL – Who earns the vote as our Step 3&4 superstar?

Promotions are being confirmed by the week and the play-off picture is starting to get clearer – Steps 3 & 4 have been as gripping as ever.

The players have provided the entertainment on the pitch and now we need your help to recognise the stand-out star.

Brandon Hire is back again sponsoring this season’s Step 3/4 Player of the Year at our National Game Awards, in association with SCL Education.

The winner will be presented with their prize at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, May 16, as we celebrate another thrilling campaign.


There are a lot of players in contention, so here are just a few suggestions. Jake Robinson has scored an eye-watering 50 goals for Billericay as they aim to win the Bostik League title.

Their title rivals, Dulwich Hamlet, have very much enjoyed the performances of forward Reise Allassani this season.

The former Crystal Palace academy youngster was subject to plenty of interest during the January transfer and will no doubt have even more in the summer.

What about another hotshot striker in Brandon Goodship? He’s netted 33 league goals to spearhead Weymouth’s promotion hopes in the EVO-STIK South Premier.

In the EVO-STIK NPL South, Basford’s Liam Hearn has been banging in the goals on their way to the title while veteran Julio Arca, the former Sunderland star, continues to shine for South Shields in the North division.


Remember, this isn’t a final list but some suggestions to get you thinking. The only way your favourite will win is if you vote. So get your thinking cap on, tell your friends and let us know.

Last year’s winner, Dan Maguire, scored 30 times as Spartans won promotion from the EVO-STIK NPL Premier as well as the Northumberland Senior Cup.

The performances of the 25-year-old striker caught the eye of the-then Heed boss Neil Aspin – a long-time admirer of Maguire’s – but their offer wasn’t enough to entice Maguire away.

His goals were key for Blyth as they returned to Step 2 and that’s why he beat a number of great players to win the Brandon Hire Step 3&4 Player of the Year.

Got someone in mind? Get your votes in now!

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