Player of the Match
Wigan Athletic, Ashton Athletic, Skelmersdale United, Runcorn Linnets, Barnton
Mike Burke signed for the club at the start of the 2016/17 season and went on to be an important part of the Hallmark Security League First Division title-winning side.
'Burkey' is a strong, no-nonsense central defender who began his career at Wigan Athletic having represented the club at youth and reserve team level.
He moved into non-league in 2010, signing for Skelmersdale United before moving on to Runcorn Linnets in November 2012.
Burkey proved to be a popular figure at the Millbank Linnets Stadium, going on to win the North West Counties League Challenge Cup in May 2013, before being a crucial part of the Linnets side's that were pipped for the title by Norton United and Glossop North End in back-to-back seasons.
He moved to Barnton in 2015, winning the North West Counties First Division Trophy and promotion through the play-offs in a double-winning season.