Premier League Playmaker of the Season
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Awarded forThe most assists in a given Premier League season
Sponsored byCadbury
Presented byPremier League
First awarded2018
Last awarded2019
Playmaker of the SeasonEden Hazard
Most awardsKevin De Bruyne (1)
Eden Hazard (1)

The Premier League Playmaker of the Season is an annual English football award, presented to the player who has made the most assists (the last pass made before a goal scored) in the Premier League. For sponsorship purposes, it is known as the Cadbury Playmaker of the Season since its inception during the 2017–18 season.[1]

The Premier League was founded in 1992, when the clubs of the First Division left the Football League and established a new commercially independent league that negotiated its own broadcast and sponsorship agreements.[2] In 2018, the Premier League Playmaker of the Season was first awarded, with Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City its inaugural recipient.[3]


Player (X) Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)
multiple award winners in the same season Indicates multiple award winners in the same season
Club were Premier League champions Denotes the club were Premier League champions in the same season
Premier League Playmaker of the Season winners
Season Player Nationality Club Assists Ref(s)
2017–18 Kevin De Bruyne  Belgium Manchester CityClub were Premier League champions 16 [3]
2018–19 Eden Hazard  Belgium Chelsea 15 [4]

Awards won by nationality

Country Total
 Belgium 2

Awards won by club

Club Total
Chelsea 1
Manchester City 1

See also


  1. ^ "New Premier League player award announced". Premier League. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "History of the Premier League". Premier League. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b "De Bruyne edges Playmaker award". Premier League. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Hazard wraps up 2018/19 Playmaker Award". Premier League. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.