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Ledson Shortlisted for EFL Young Player of the Year

27 March 2017

Club News

Ledson Shortlisted for EFL Young Player of the Year

27 March 2017

United midfielder in national top three

Oxford United midfielder Ryan Ledson has been shortlisted for the EFL Young Player of the Year Award

Ryan, currently away with the England under 20 squad, has had a fantastic season after joining from Everton and competes with John Swift (Reading) and Ollie Watkins (Exeter City) for the prestigious award: previous winners include Gareth Bale, Nathaniel Clyne and Dele Alli.  

Head Coach Michael Appleton said:

“It’s fantastic for Ryan and fully deserved. He is only 19 but plays with great maturity and  it is a great honour for the whole club to see his name shortlisted.”

The annual awards take place in London on Sunday 9 April.

The nominations are 

EFL Young Player of the Season 
John Swift – Reading
Ryan Ledson – Oxford United 
Ollie Watkins – Exeter City

Sky Bet Championship Player of the Season:
Chris Wood – Leeds United
Dwight Gayle – Newcastle United
Anthony Knockaert – Brighton & Hove Albion 

Sky Bet League One Player of the Season 
Billy Sharp – Sheffield United
Josh Morris – Scunthorpe United 
John Fleck – Sheffield United 

Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season 
John Marquis – Doncaster Rovers
James Coppinger – Doncaster Rovers
Danny Hylton – Luton Town 

PFA Player in the Community 
Liam Rosenior – Brighton & Hove Albion 
Andy Butler – Doncaster Rovers
Christian Burgess – Portsmouth 

EFL Supporter of the Year 
Pav Samra – Derby County
Zoe Edge – Chesterfield 
Paul Mayfield – Doncaster Rovers 

Nickelodeon Family Club of the Year
Blackburn Rovers 
Brighton & Hove Albion 

League One
MK Dons 

League Two 
Carlisle United 

Checkatrade Community Club of the Year 
North West – Wigan Athletic 
North East & Yorkshire – Rotherham United 
Midlands – Burton Albion 
London – Fulham 
South East – Brighton & Hove Albion 
South West & Wales – Portsmouth 

LFE Apprentice of the Year 
Ben Brereton – Nottingham Forest 
Lloyd Kelly – Bristol City
George Hirst – Sheffield Wednesday 

League One
Lewis Butroid – Scunthorpe United 
Matthew Gillam – Rochdale 
Callum Cockerill-Mollett – Walsall 

League Two 
Myles Judd – Leyton Orient 
Alex Fletcher – Plymouth Argyle 
Leon Davies – Cambridge United 

Mitre Goal of the Year 
The top 5 goals will be revealed on the night of the Awards with the audience voting for the overall winner. 
TOP 10
ADAM HAMMILL         Barnsley 29th May v Millwall
DARREN BENT Derby County 5th Nov v Wolves
WES HOOLAHAN         Norwich City 15th Oct v Rotherham United
LEE TOMLIN Bristol City 30th Apr v Huddersfield Town
FABIO DA SILVA Cardiff City 23rd Feb v Middlesbrough
STEVE SIDWELL Brighton & Hove Albion 5th Nov vs Bristol City
RICKY HOLMES Northampton Town 13th Feb v Leyton Orient
NATHAN THOMAS Hartlepool 1st Oct v Grimsby Town
MICHAEL DOYLE         Portsmouth 8th Mar v Accrington Stanley
STEPHEN O’DONNELL Luton Town 13th Aug vs Yeovil Town

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