Cassie is Stoke City Ladies players’ player of the year

CASSIE Hyde has been voted Stoke City Ladies players’ player of the year by her team mates.

“To be chosen by your team mates as players’ player of the year is always an amazing feeling,” said Cassie, who is the daughter of Leek CSOB FC vice-chairman John Hyde.

Central defender Cassie, 28, pictured, comes from a footballing family. Her brothers, Dan and Andy, were at one time the management team at Leek CSOB.

She gained her first taste of competitive football with Port Vale.

Stoke City Ladies are members of the FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division and finished the 2017/18 season fourth in the table.

Cassie was brought up in Leek and is a former Westwood College student.