Ross Redman named NIFWA Danske Bank Premiership Player of the Month

Ballymena United left-back Ross Redman is the NIFWA Danske Bank Premiership Player of the Month for December.

Sunday, 10th January 2021, 6:03 am
Ross Redman is the NIFWA Danske Bank Premiership Player of the Month

The former Portadown and Glentoran full-back rolled back the years in December to produce a string of exceptional performances for in form Ballymena.

The 31-year-old last won the award in December 2012, during his time at Shamrock Park.

Redman said: “I’d like to thank the Football Writers’ and their sponsors Danske Bank for this award, it means a lot to me coming eight full years after my last one.

“If you had said to me in the summer when I was out of contract that come January I’d be playing wing-back at Ballymena, sitting fourth in the league and with a Player of the Month trophy on the shelf, I’d have laughed at you. But that’s the way it has turned out.

“I’d like to thank David Jeffrey for giving me the chance to play for Ballymena. I’m delighted that I have been able to contribute to the season.”

In December, Ross produced impressive performances as Ballymena defeated Carrick Rangers and Dungannon Swifts, as well as drawing with Glentoran and Portadown.

Linfield’s Jimmy Callacher was second in the monthly award, with Larne’s Fuad Sule in third.



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