PFA Player of the Year Award Nominees Announced: Top Sides Dominate Again

By on April 16, 2012

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The PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year Award nominations have been announced by football.co.uk today, and as usual it’s the top sides that dominate.

Player of the Year Nominations 

The Player of the Year nominations are in and Manchester City lead the way with three players on the list, while fellow top-four sides Man Utd, Arsenal and Tottenham all have one nomination:

  • RVP (Arsenal)
  • Rooney (Man Utd)
  • Aguero (Man City)
  • Silva (Man City)
  • Hart (Man City)
  • Parker (Tottenham)

Sergio Aguero and David Silva are rewarded for their fine seasons, while goalkeeper Joe Hart is also in the running after an impressive campaign between the sticks.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is also in the mix along with Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker, but the red hot favourite is Arsenal striker Robin van Persie. The Dutchman has netted an incredible 34 goals this season, 27 of which have come in the league.

Young Player Nominations

The Young Player of the Year nominations are also in and it bodes well for England, with four of those on the list pushing for a place in the England squad. The nominations are:

  • Aguero (Man City)
  • Bale (Tottenham)
  • Walker (Tottenham)
  • Ox-Chamberlain (Arsenal)
  • Sturridge (Chelsea)
  • Welbeck (Man Utd)

Arsenal youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chelsea’s Daniel Sturridge, Man Utd’s Danny Welbeck and Tottenham’s Kyle Walker are all hoping to make the England squad for this summers European championships. They will battle Man City’s Sergio Aguero and Tottenham’s Gareth Bale for the young player of the year prize.

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14 Comments

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  2. Pkay99

    April 16, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    No Wojciech Szczesny not even for young player, What a joke.

    • Sir Cecil

      April 17, 2012 at 8:51 am

      Which of the 8 goals he let in against United were you thinking of?

  3. andy

    April 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm

    should be van persie and bale

    • Sir Cecil

      April 17, 2012 at 8:56 am

      Bale are you kidding? That guy flatters to deceive.

      As for Van Persie no one in their right mind would vote for him.

      • Dizzy

        April 21, 2012 at 2:12 am

        Mate, either you’re seriously deluded or no nothing about football. Nobody in their right mind would not vote RVP.

  4. Peter

    April 16, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Van Persie and Aguero. No contest.

    • Sir Cecil

      April 17, 2012 at 8:53 am

      I don’t rate Van Persie. He has been lucky this season. Not a top class player.

      • chrs

        April 22, 2012 at 7:42 pm

        lucky my arse he been amazing just look at his goals Vs everton in Decembef volleyed it on the run, magical goal

  5. onyeabor gabriel

    April 16, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    RVP should be voted, he is player in arsenal squad. If he had been with man.city, sky could have been his limit.

    • Sir Cecil

      April 17, 2012 at 8:55 am

      I am sorry mate but Van Persie gets the number of goals he does because no one else in the Arsenal side is capable of scoring goals regularly.

      Shouldn’t there be a special category for best diver? At least it would ensure that Ashley Young wins something this season.

      • chrs

        April 22, 2012 at 7:43 pm

        RVP gets the goals he gets cause he is quality

  6. Sir Cecil

    April 17, 2012 at 8:58 am

    I am going for Rooney with best hair transplant and Welbeck because no one has ever heard of him.

    • Tanmay

      April 22, 2012 at 9:52 pm

      Dude, really, nobody cares what you think. Going by your earlier posts, you are obviously a Manchester United fan with a morbid sense of humour. If you can’t respect players from your rival teams, the least you can do is avoid posting shit on a public forum. You’ll only end up making an ass of yourself.

      As for your jibe against Robin van Persie, I think you might want to take off your ManU-tinted glasses, and look around. He’s been the most consistent player in the league this season. The statistics speak for themselves.

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