Football: Skrtel wins award for fourth time

Liverpool central defender Martin Skrtel was named Slovakian player of 2012 for the fourth time on Monday.

The 28-year-old - who has had a patchy season for his English Premier League club this season - edged out Serie A side Napoli's playmaker Marek Hamsik and Marek Sapara, who plays for Turkish outfit Trabzonspor.