Natasha Rasmussen up for Berkshire Football Award

Natasha Rasmussen. Photo: Neil Graham.
Natasha Rasmussen. Photo: Neil Graham.
Natasha Rasmussen nominated for a Berkshire Football Award in the category of Young Player of the Season (Female). Nominations are open until Monday 27th May 2024

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Natasha Rasmussen is up for a Berkshire Football Award in the category of Young Player of the Season (Female).

Rasmussen is Reading FC Women u23 captain but has also been dual registered with Maidenhead United this season.

One nomination for the award said: “Tash has been a phenomenal part of the Maidenhead United squad this season. Whilst dual signed for Reading U23s she has made an incredible impression on the team. Her talents in centre midfield are a tremendous asset to the team and for a player so young, still has so much potential. Tash regularly hits one of the top GPS distances in games, which demonstrates the hard work she puts in as a box-to-box midfielder. She has a really impressive attitude, always asking questions and wanting to grow herself as a player.

“Her attitude at training is always spot on, giving her absolute maximum effort whilst encouraging those around her, despite being one of the youngest players in the squad. One particular highlight for Tash this season was lifting the Berks and Bucks County Cup as Captain of Reading U23s where she lead the team very well. Tash performs consistently well week in, week out, which is why I feel she is worthy of this award.”

Another added: “When first joining Maidenhead, Tash burst onto the scene, in only her second game for the club she managed three assists and played a pivotal role in the team’s success. As the season has progressed she has shone even more, her work rate both on and off the ball has been outstanding and one at which coach Ed Jackson-Norris has praised immensely.”

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Agree that Natasha Rasmussen should be up for the Young Player of the Season (Female) award? Or do you have someone else in mind? Let us know in the nomination form below:

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Scroll down to the bottom of this article for the nomination form. Before you do that though, here’s what the judging panel are looking for when choosing the shortlist.

What’s the story? Tell us exactly why the person or place should be considered. We hate to get all ‘X Factor journey’ on you but the more detail you can include, the better we can argue for your nominee for the short list.

The sort of details we love to see include things like player awards, goals, clean sheets and any other significant contributions to the footballing community – obviously within the 2023/24 season.

We’ll publish all the nominees for the Berkshire Football Awards as we receive them.

You can view all the 2024 nominees so far here.

Want to know who’s previously won what at the Berkshire Football Awards? There’s a big long page with all the previous winners here.

Nominations will be open until midday on Monday 27th May 2024.

The Long List will be published on Wednesday 29th May and the Short List on Friday 31st May.

Once nomination window has closed, the nominations in each category will be put before a panel of judges for a decision, the top four announced online and the winners at the awards night on Wednesday 19th June.

We will accept nominations for people out of area, the only prerequisite is that the reason for nomination is that it must be because of an affiliation with a club we cover on Football in Berkshire (a full list is at the bottom of this page). We will present certificates and a trophy to the winners.

  • You can nominate as many people as you like for each award
  • Please try and avoid nominating your own family members.
  • Due to difficulties in obtaining permissions under child protection laws we won’t consider any player under the age of 16 for nomination in any of the categories

Nomination Form

Nominations for the 2024 Berkshire Football Awards are now closed!

What’s next? Look out for the Long List of all the nominations which will be published here and across all our channels by midday on Monday 27th May 2024.

The Short List for each category will then be published at midday on Wednesday 29th May 2024. At that point, tickets will be made available to attend the awards night at Double-Barrelled Brewery in Reading on the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2024. If you’d like notification of when tickets are available, sign up to our newsletter here.

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