Photos: Celtic players celebrate at awards ceremony, including Denayer and Griffiths

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Celtic's Player of the Year awards ceremony took place on Sunday night.

Celtic's fine season is coming towards its end, and on Sunday night they held their annual awards ceremony for the campaign.

The Bhoys defeated Dundee United 3-0 at Tannadice on Sunday, and just hours later they were in party mood as the awards were handed out for the players efforts this season.

Manager Ronny Deila has enjoyed a superb first season in charge of the Bhoys, with the Norwegian not only winning the Scottish League Cup, but also closing in on the Premiership title.

The image above shows all the award winners, including Player of the Year Stefan Johansen, but here is a breakdown of some of the awards won on Sunday night.

Playmaker Kris Commons landed the Goal of the Season award for the second year in a row, winning it this time for his goal against Old Firm rivals Rangers in the Scottish League Cup in February. The midfielder smashed the ball home from 25 yards into the top corner of the net to hand Celtic a 2-0 win, and most fans will agree that it was a worthy winner.

The top goalscorer award was handed to striker Leigh Griffiths, who took his tally for the season to 18 with a hat-trick against Dundee United on Sunday. With 14 goals in the second half of the season, the 24-year-old has been prolific under Ronny Deila, and shows no sign of slowing down in front of goal.

Teenage defender Jason Denayer is on a season-long loan from Manchester City, but looks to be heading back to the Etihad Stadium this summer after a superb season. The Belgian was handed the Young Player of the Year award for his displays alongside Virgil van Dijk in the heart of the Celtic defence, in what has been an impressive season for Denayer.

Finally, Irish defender Eoghan O'Connell won the club's Academy Player of the Year award, with the 19-year-old having made four appearances in the first team this season - and Bhoys fans will be hoping that he has a bright future at the club.

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