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2010 Soccerlens Awards


The Soccerlens Awards celebrate the best in football. Every year, Soccerlens selects the best football writers and the best football websites of all niches (blogs, forums, podcats, communities, fansites, and more) and gives football fans the chance to vote for their favourites.

Since their launch the Awards have been regularly referenced by mainstream media and football advertising and PR agencies as a key resource. The Awards have been featured in BBC, Guardian, The Times, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, CNN and Yardbarker, as well as referenced by key football advertisers such as Castrol, Coke and Sony to identify the best football sites and bloggers online.

The Soccerlens Awards were started by Ahmed Bilal, chief editor of Soccerlens.com, in 2007 to recognise the efforts of independent football bloggers in creating valuable resources for football fans around the world. The Awards are supported by World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012 sponsors Castrol, who have identified the key role that Soccerlens plays in selecting and sharing the best in online football media.

This year, Castrol will be offering the award winners opportunities to become Castrol media partners, offering exclusive opportunities to attend Castrol events and interview Castrol’s football ambassadors throughout the next year as they build up towards UEFA Euro 2012.

Castrol are the pioneers of a unique football ranking system, the Castrol Rankings. Using objective analysis and highly advanced technology to measure every single touch, pass and tackle from over 2000 players from the world’s top five leagues, Castrol are able to rank their performances over a rolling 12 month period to give you the most accurate view of which players are really out performing others. For more information on how the Castrol Rankings are calculated visit: www.castrolfootball.com/rankings/about.

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