Alex Kaye is the MJSL Player of the Year

Alex Kaye receives the Tony Waltzer Player of the Year trophy

Alex Kaye receives the Tony Waltzer Player of the Year trophy

Oakhill Lions midfielder Alex Kaye is the MJSL Player of the Year.

Kaye, 21, received the Tony Waltzer Trophy after a season in which he scored twice in the Feldman Trophy final, including an extra-time winner.

In his final year reading history and sociology at the University of Manchester, Kaye has scored 13 goals, playing predominantly in central midfield as well as a brief spell at centre back.

Kaye said: "Winning the MJSL Player of the Year award is something I am very proud of. It's always nice to see your name engraved on a trophy.

"The last couple of seasons have been very frustrating for me due to injuries and I was barely able to play any football at all. So to finally get a full season of football was a big plus, and winning the award just makes it even better.

"Having said that, football is a team game and the most important thing for me was to win trophies with Oakhill, and I'm very pleased that we managed to do that. It was a great season for the team and the personal accolade is really just a bonus."

Arsenal fan Kaye is from Edgware and will be returning to London next year.

The top-scorer award went to Leeds J-Uni's Oli Grant. He netted 23 goals.

Alan Jacobs received the Ken Glancy Memorial Trophy for MJSL Referee of the Year.

Sporting JLGB will receive a new kit for the team after winning the Sportsmanship Award with just one caution all season. Both awards were presented by Malcolm Collins, vice chairman of Maccabi GB.

    Last updated: 3:08pm, October 19 2010