Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Neil Francis Lennon (born 25 June 1971) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic. During his playing career he represented English clubs Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra and Leicester City.
Lennon moved to Scottish club Celtic in 2000, where he made over 200 appearances and was appointed captain in 2005. Before retiring as a player, he returned to England and played for Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers. Lennon made 40 appearances for Northern Ireland in nine years, scoring two goals. Lennon was appointed manager of Celtic in March 2010, initially in a caretaker capacity after the departure of Tony Mowbray.
Steven Gerrard, St Johnstone's Callum Davidson, Scotland's Steve Clarke and David Martindale of Livingston make up the four-man shortlist for this season's award.
Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon earned it last year after his Hoops side clinched Nine In A Row in a curtailed campaign but there will be a new recipient this time around.Gerrard's stars ran away with the Premiership crown, ruthlessly unseating their rivals and tying up the top flight title with more than two months of the season to go while matching a superb run to the Europa League last 16.He'll face stern competition further down the league however.
Davidson stole hopes of a Double at Ibrox and made them his own as St Johnstone head to Hampden this weekend. They're targeting a.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk