Mary Earps in line for windfall after winning BBC Spotty

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Mary Earps in line for windfall after winning BBC Spotty – Gudstory

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Mary Earps is in line for a windfall after becoming the winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.

The 30-year-old beat Stuart Broad and Katrina Johnson-Thompson to follow in the footsteps of Beth Mead and Emma Raducanu, who have won the award in the last two years.

Earps gained recognition after starring for England at the Women’s World Cup in the summer.

And she has also impressed at club level for Manchester United, keeping 14 WSL clean sheets last season.

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Mary Earps won BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Tuesday night


Now, research conducted by may reveal that the Earps could earn a small fortune from sponsors in the wake of their win.

The England shot-stopper is now reportedly able to potentially earn up to £4,800 per sponsored post on the platform.

And her follower count has increased by more than 12,000 since she was crowned at the ceremony in Manchester on Tuesday night.

Although the Earps won the award, Rory McIlroy and Stuart Broad can earn more on the social media site.

It has been claimed that McIlroy, due to having the most followers compared to the other nominees, is able to earn £13,500 per sponsored Instagram post.

Broad is in second place. With over 819,000 fans on the social media platform, she is able to earn £5,200 per post.

Katrina Johnson-Thompson, who came third, can earn £2,200 for each sponsored upload.

And Frankie Dettori and Alfie Hewett, who were also nominated, could potentially earn £1,800 and £231 per post.

Commenting on the news, Tudor Turiceanu, Editor in Chief of CasinoAlpha, said: “It is great to see a range of British sporting talent again recognized with this prestigious award.

“All the nominees have shown outstanding sporting performance this year and all were deserving of the trophy.

“The Mary Earps’ victory was certainly earned because of her great accomplishments on and off the field this year.

“It is fantastic to see women and their sporting achievements being rewarded by SPOTY and it will be interesting to see if women’s football continues to grow in popularity and receive more media attention following the Earps’ win.

“Hopefully, there will be an increase in funding and participation for all recognized sports.”

The Earps weren’t the only one to win Tuesday night.

Pep Guardiola won Coach of the Year after leading his Manchester City team to a sensational treble last term.

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Stuart Broad could earn more on Instagram than the Mary Earps despite missing out on BBC Spotty award

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City won the Team of the Year award as a result of claiming the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League earlier this year.

Erling Haaland, who scored 52 goals in all competitions last season, was crowned World Sports Star.

Mia Brooks won the Young Sports Personality of the Year award, while Des Smith won the Unsung Hero award.

Fatima Whitbread was the recipient of the Helen Rollason Award, while Sir Kenny Dalgleish won the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dalglish reacted to his win, saying: “I’ll treasure it very much.

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Mary Earps didn’t join Rory McIlroy at the BBC Spotty Awards on Tuesday night


“What we did in football was try to please people and the best way to please them was to get results.

“Fortunately we were able to do that a few times and if they enjoyed our wins it was only a fraction of the joy they got from the support they gave us.”

Dalglish said: “Going from the dressing room to the manager’s office, I wasn’t always the most comfortable, but I had fantastic support from the senior people at Liverpool.

“The most comfortable place for me as a player was the dressing room.

“I missed the dressing room, but you have to move on with your life and that’s what destiny was telling me, move on.”


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