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'The proudest moment of my career'

28 April 2013

Captain Carl Baker wins Player of the Season, Players' Player of the Season and Top-scorer award..

Coventry City captain Carl Baker has completed a triple swoop at the End of Season awards ceremony for the 2012/13 season.

The influential skipper won the Player of the Year, Players' Player of the Year and the Top-scorer award for his fantastic season for the Sky Blues.

Baker has been ever-present in the City side this season, making 56 appearances in all competitions, scoring 15 goals. 

As well as netting 15 goals, he has also claimed 13 assists in all competitions making it an incredible season for the 29-year old.

Baker’s continued involvement in the club’s community schemes in his first season as Coventry City captain means he is one of the key figures in the City squad.

Baker gained 58% of the Player of the Season vote, voted for by the fans via www.ccfc.co.uk and social media, and he was delighted to end the season with three awards.

The City captain said: “It is the best feeling in the world to be honest. To go home to your family with three awards is just incredible.

"It just makes me feel really appreciated here. I wanted to play in as many games as possible this season and be part of everything which happened this season.

"I would swap all the awards I have got for promotion if I'm honest but hopefully that will come next year. To have the captain's armband as well was probably the proudest moment of my career.

"I would like to thank all the fans who voted for me and no player has ever been more grateful to receive these awards."


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