ECA

ECA Awards

The ECA Awards were first introduced in 2010 with the aim of rewarding outstanding club performances, encouraging best practice and highlighting successful club management. The winners of the ECA Awards are announced every year at the occasion of the September ECA General Assembly.

ECA created four different award categories:

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European Club of the Year 2016: Real Madrid CF


  

European Club of the Year Award
EUROPEAN CLUB OF THE YEAR

The European Club of the Year Award is awarded to a member club, which has achieved outstanding results during a given season on European level but also in domestic competitions.

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2016: Real Madrid CF (ESP)



2015: FC Barcelona (ESP)

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2014: Real Madrid CF (ESP)



2013: FC Bayern München (GER)



2012: Chelsea FC (ENG)



2011: FC Barcelona (ESP)



2010: FC Internazionale Milano (ITA)



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Best Sporting Progress 2016: Molde FK


 

Best Sporting Progress Award

BEST SPORTING PROGRESS

The Best Progress Award is awarded to a member club, which has shown great progress in European Club Competition in a given season compared to its performance in the previous season.

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2016: Molde FK (NOR)

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2015: FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)

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2014: FC Red Bull Salzburg (AUT)



2013: Borussia Dortmund (GER)

CYP-APOEL-NICOSIA

2012: APOEL FC (CYP)



2011: SC Braga (POR)



2010: FC Unirea Urziceni (ROM)



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Best Achievement (non-sporting) 2016: ACF Fiorentina


  

Best Achievement Award

BEST ACHIEVEMENT (NON-SPORTING)

The Best Achievement Award is awarded to a member club
realising a major non-sporting achievement, which...

... has been carried out by the club management;
... relates to an issue/matter of actuality;
... has an impact on the club legacy.

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2016: ACF Fiorentina (ITA)
Women's Football: Fiorentina Women's Football Club

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2015: FC Levadia Tallinn (EST)
Stadium Accessibility Project "Together We Move"

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2014: Celtic FC (SCO)
Marketing Project "CelticLIVE"



2013: Juventus (ITA)
Youth Development Project "J College"



2012: U.C. Sampdoria (ITA)
Fan Relations Project "Fair Play Village"



2011: FK Baku (AZE)
Development of a new Youth Academy



2010: FC Porto (POR)
Eco-friendly stadium "Estádio do Dragăo"



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Best CSR Programme 2016: PSV Eindhoven


  

Best CSR Programme AwardBEST COMMUNITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMME

The Best CSR Programme Award is awarded to a member club with a club-driven CSR project, which...

... aims at supporting/helping the local community by facing/tackling specific regional problems/issues;
... is clearly more a project than an event, showing continuity and sustainability;
... shows positive results benefiting the local community where the club has its roots;
... can serve as best practice for all ECA Member Clubs (regardless of club size and CSR budget).

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2016: PSV Eindhoven (NED)
CSR Programme "PSV United"

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2015: Arsenal FC (ENG)
CSR Programme "Arsenal Employability Programme"

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2014: Real Madrid CF (ESP)
CSR Programme "Socio-Sport School in the Gallinero Slum"



2013: 
KRC Genk (BEL)
CSR Programme "FRZA! Welfare Cup"

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2012: 
FC Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
CSR Programme "Say No to Orphanism"



2011: 
Celtic FC (SCO)
CSR Programme "Ability Counts"



2010: 
Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC (ISR)
CSR Programme Education & Social Project "Mifalot"


 

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