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Picture special: MCWFC End of Season Awards

Manchester City Women celebrated another historic year with supporters at an End of Season Awards night.

Presented by Pioneer Group and hosted in the Chairman's Lounge of the Etihad Stadium, the event paid tribute to a campaign in which the Blues secured their highest-ever league finish and qualified for the 2016/17 Champions League.

Fans were invited to commemorate the achievement with their City heroes - five of which had also made history with England in the World Cup, clinching a bronze medal in Canada in the country's best performance since the men won the tournament in 1966.

After guests enjoyed a drinks reception and buffer dinner, the awards ceremony was introduced by the evening's host, CityTV's Nicola McCarthy.

Categories included: the Timeline Rising Star, Pioneer Community, Vitality Fitness, Nissan Goal of the Season and Etihad Airways Player of the Season Awards.

Find out who won - and check out the best of our exclusive, behind-the-scenes snaps from the night in our gallery...

MCWFC players at the End of Season Awards Night

Chelsea Nightingale, Karen Bardsley, Demi Stokes and Steph Houghton pose for a group shot.

Lucy Bronze and Natasha Harding

Cheers! Lucy Bronze and Natasha Harding enjoy a celebratory glass of bubbly.

Fans

The fans were also greeted with drinks upon arrival.

Nick Cushing

A supporter shares her thoughts on the successful season with manager Nick Cushing.

MCWFC players at the End of Season Awards Night

Georgia Brougham, Alex Brooks, Keira Walsh, Georgia Stanway, Emma Lipman and Nikita Parris grab a snap together.

Toni Duggan, Daphne Corboz and Izzy Christiansen

As do Toni Duggan, Daphne Corboz and Izzy Christiansen.

Nick Cushing

All smiles from the boss.

String quartet

A string quartet from the Royal Northern College of Music serenades guests during the drinks reception and buffet.

Food

Delicious!

Georgia Stanway

Georgia Stanway collects the first award of the night - the Timeline Rising Star Award.

Emma Lipman

Emma Lipman receives the Pioneer Community Award for her outstanding voluntary work.

Izzy Christiansen

Izzy Christianen scoops the Vitality Fitness Award, having completed the most minutes on the pitch throughout the season.

Izzy Christiansen

Nice job, Izzy!

Jorja

Club legend and Ambassador Mike Summerbee takes to the stage to present the Nissan Goal of the Season Award - but there's an intruder! The next Toni Duggan...?

Toni Duggan GOTS

The City and England striker won the award for her stunning strike against Arsenal Ladies.

Toni Duggan GOTS

Impressed by her celebratory dances, Mike asks Toni to partner him on Strictly Come Dancing!

Toni Duggan and Mike Summerbee

From one City superstar to another...

Izzy Christiansen POTS

The Etihad Airways Player of the Season, Izzy Christiansen.

Izzy Christiansen and Nick Cushing

The midfielder poses for a snap with her proud manager.

Izzy Christiansen

Izzy also receives the surprise award of the Supporters Club's Player of the Season - and is handed a little drum as reward!

Steph Houghton

The skipper leads the way as the squad make their way on stage...

Team shot

MCWFC 2015!

Coming off stage

After receiving rapturous applause, the team head over to the fans for more mingling!

CityTV

Nicola grabs Izzy for an interview with CityTV.

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