Hornets defender Adrian Mariappa was the unanimous winner of this year’s Watford Observer Player of the Season Trophy.

Mariappa was presented with the trophy on the Vicarage Road pitch prior to today’s game with Middlesbrough.

The 25-year-old, who has been out of the side lately due to injury, won the trophy with 1,915 voting points.

John Eustace was second with 1,182, Troy Deeney third with 936, Jonathan Hogg finished fourth (728) and Nyron Nosworthy completed the top five (386).