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UEFA Club Defender of the Year

Published: Sunday 1 May 2011, 15.45CET
The UEFA Club Defender of the Year prize honoured the likes of Fernando Hierro, Paolo Maldini, Jaap Stam, Roberto Carlos and three-time winner John Terry.
UEFA Club Defender of the Year
Maicon with the UEFA Club Defender of the Year award ©Sportsfile

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Published: Sunday 1 May 2011, 15.45CET

UEFA Club Defender of the Year

The UEFA Club Defender of the Year prize honoured the likes of Fernando Hierro, Paolo Maldini, Jaap Stam, Roberto Carlos and three-time winner John Terry.

Part of the UEFA Club Football Awards held each August from 1998 until 2010, the UEFA Club Defender of the Year prize honoured the likes of Fernando Hierro, Paolo Maldini, Jaap Stam, Roberto Carlos and the sole three-time winner John Terry. FC Internazionale Milano's Maicon took the final accolade in 2010.

UEFA Club Defender of the Year winners
2010: Maicon (FC Internazionale Milano)
2009: John Terry (Chelsea FC)
2008: John Terry (Chelsea FC)
2007: Paolo Maldini (AC Milan)
2006: Carles Puyol (FC Barcelona)
2005: John Terry (Chelsea FC)
2004: Ricardo Carvalho (FC Porto)
2003: Roberto Carlos (Real Madrid CF)
2002: Roberto Carlos (Real Madrid CF)
2001: Roberto Ayala (Valencia CF)
2000: Jaap Stam (Manchester United FC)
1999: Jaap Stam (Manchester United FC)
1998: Fernando Hierro (Real Madrid CF)

Last updated: 22/05/17 18.55CET

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