The award winners were announced live on BT Sport 1 and streamed via Facebook on Tuesday night, as Tottenham forward Harry Kane emerged Young Player of the Year.
Sanchez received his award from fellow team-mate Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain. The striker, who scored 16 goals in 34 matches in his first season as a Gunner, thanked Facebook fans.
Kane became the first Tottenham player to score plus 30 goals (24 in the Premier League) in all competition in a single season since Garry Lineker (1991-92). The England international was presented with his award by Wales rugby union captain and Spurs fan, Sam Warburton.
“It’s been an unbelievable season. There have been so many highlights,” Kane said.
Alexis Sanchez and Arsene Wenger Win at Facebook Football Award. Image: Getty.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was named Manager of the Year and his team also claimed the Best Premier League Club of the Year, beating Manchester United and champions Chelsea to second and third respectively.
Arsenal prepare for the defense of their FA Cup trophy at Wembley against Aston Villa this weekend.
Gunners legend Ian Wright presented the award to The 65-
year-old Frenchman, who said: “Thank you very much. I’m
quite surprised but thank you very much.”
List of winners and runners up
Player of the Year: Alexis Sanchez
Eden Hazard was runner-up and David De Gea placed
Young Player of the Year: Harry Kane
Hector Bellerin was runner-up and Kurt Zouma took third
Manager of the Year: Arsene Wenger
Louis van Gaal was runner-up and Jose Mourinho took
Best Premier League Club of the Year: Arsenal FC
Manchester United came in second and Chelsea third.
2014-15 BT Sport Premier League First XI. Image:
GK – David de Gea (MUFC)
DF – John Terry (CFC), Branislav Ivanovic (CFC), Laurent
Koscielny, Gary Cahill (CFC)
MF – Eden Hazard (CFC), Cesc Fabregas (CFC), Santi
Cazorla (AFC), Nemanja Matic (CFC)
FW – Harry Kane (THFC), Diego Costa (CFC)
Mirror Football Fan of the Year: Fresno Gooners Jordan
and Chanelle Wiebe (Arsenal)
West Bromwich Albion fan Les James came second and
Tottenham fan Harper Jun was third.
Content of the Year: Arsenal – Sanchez Skills
In the video, Arsenal forward and Player of the Year Alexis
Sanchez shows some nifty skills in the pre-match warm-
Manchester United – Mata’s Surprise came in second. In
the video, Juan Mata surprises a long-serving staff
member at Manchester United – as he celebrated 15 years
at the club
Chelsea – Mourinho Ice Bucket Challenge came in third. In
the video, Jose Mourinho takes part in the Ice Bucket
Challenge – nominating his daughter, Bryan Adams and
Facebook Club Performance of the Year
Facebook Player Performance of the Year
David Silva, Manchester City