Source: Edited from Telegraph
Terry Butcher Award for bravery in the line of fire
Paul Melvin, head of communications of ESPN. After FC United's last-minute win against Rochdale in the FA Cup, fans stormed the pitch and besieged ESPN's makeshift touchline studio - in which the famous trophy itself happened to be on display. Selflessly protecting the cup with his life, Melvin held off hundreds of whooping Mancunians until security could regain control of the situation.