Last night the Scottish FA Grassroots Awards presented by McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail were held at Hampden Park for the 15th consecutive year. 

There were 10 winners on the night with Jane Lavery winning the People’s Choice Award.

Jane Lavery runs the under-9s and under-11s girls teams at Pollok United Soccer Academy in addition to assisting with the disability group. She regularly sacrifices her own time to travel considerable distances to facilitate coaching sessions and has created a legacy for future young girls to have a pathway into football.

Kenny Dalglish and Shelley Kerr were in attendance to present the awards.

The award winners were as follows:

Football Restaurant of the Year: Dunfermline

Football Mum of the Year: Shona Crawford

Best Volunteer in Adult Football: Jimmy Smith

Best Community Football Club: Drumchapel United

Best Volunteer in Girls’/Women’s Football: Michael Windrum

Best Professional Club in the Community: Montrose

Best Volunteer in Youth Football: Phil Purves

Best Community Football For All Project: Coo Park

Best Disability Football Project: Glenrothes Strollers

People’s Choice Award: Jane Lavery

This year's runners-up for the People's Choice Award were Phil Hope, Chairman of Carnoustie Panmure FC in the East Region, and Kevin O'Neil, Head of Academy in the South West Region with approximately 400 registered players.