Albion fans are being asked to nominate an extraordinary supporter for a prestigious award.
The Football League and credit card company, Capital One, have teamed up to launch a nationwide search to find supporters that have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to their club.
BBC 5 Live’s 606 show will be supporting the award this year, helping to increase the visibility of this category to supporters across the country. The three divisional winners will be interviewed live on the show the Saturday night before the Awards.
To nominate someone for the award, please click here. Entries will only be submitted once you press the 'SUBMIT' button at the bottom of the entry form. These must include the nominee's name, supported club, and details of what makes them a great fan of their club, including why you think they should win the award.
The winner will be announced at the annual Football League Awards 2016 on Sunday 17th April 2016 at Manchester Central, where they will receive the Capital One Supporter of the Year trophy.
Nominations are invited for fans of any current Football League club. A winner for each division will be decided, with the overall Capital One Supporter of the Year announced at the star-studded evening in April, which recognises and celebrates excellence both on and off the field.
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Brighton & Hove Albion fan Sarah Watts was named the Capital One Supporter of the Year at The Football League Awards 2015.
Sarah was well known for her relentless campaigning against homophobia with the Brighton & Hove Supporters’ Club and the Gay Football Supporters’ Network. She also played a vital role in ensuring the club’s new stadium was built due to her work on the Falmer For All campaign.
Sarah beat competition for the overall award from two other divisional winners – Crawley Town’s Tracey Cole (League One) and Exeter City’s Greg Hill (League Two).
Nominations close at 12pm on Wednesday 9th March 2016.
For more information about the Football League Awards visit www.FLAwards.com.