Chelsea clean up at annual awards
Jose Mourinho has been named Premier League Manager of the Season. The Chelsea boss took the Blues to the Premier League title and also won the Champions League, on his second season back at Stamford Bridge.
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The Portuguese tactician took the award ahead of Evrton's Roberto Martinez and Brendan Rodgers of Liverpool
"It is, as you like to say in England, the icing on the cake, but the cake is more important than the icing," he told Sky Sports.
"The cake is the Premier League, the cake is the objective of the manager, of the technical staff, of the squad, of the club, of the millions of supporters, and I work for the cake, I don't work for this.
"If, at the top of the cake, I am the manager of the season, obviously I am very happy with that."
Mourinho won the Manager of the Month award 5 times during the 2014-15 campaign, with his side leading the Premier League from the very first day, Nonetheless, now the former Real Madrid and Inter Milan manager is already turning his attentions to next season
"The problem in football is that you are eating one cake and you are still thinking about the next one. This is permanent," he continued. "So I enjoy this cake very, very much,
Chelsea's Eden Hazard wins PFA Player of the Year
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has won the 2014-15 PFA Player of the Year award.
Hazard, 24, was the favourite to take home the prize after scoring 21 goals and adding twelve assists for the champions this season. The Belgian star has been a revelation at Stamford Bridge since arriving for a fee of �32 million in 2012 and finished top of the six-man shortlist which is voted for by players in the Premier League.
Eden Hazard has capped off an amazing season by claiming player of the year
Liverpool striker Balotelli, who is the joint-top scorer in the Premier League this season with 29 goals and 39 in all competitions, missed out on the main prize, finishing second.
Hazard said of his award success: "I'm very happy. One day I want to be the best and what I did this season is play very well, Chelsea played very well.
"I don't know if I deserve to win but it is good for me. "It is good, it is better to be voted by the players -- they know everything about football. This is good. I'm very happy."
He took the Young Player of the Year prize 12 months ago, and has rapidly progressed to the top award.
"We are champions, maybe this is the key," said Hazard.
"I continue like I did last season -- I try to be the same. I try to score more goals than last season. Personally I have played a great season, I have been there in the big games and I scored a lot of important goals, this is why I'm better this season."