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Women's PFA Player's Player and Young Player of the Year 2021/22 nominees announced

Ali Rampling
Kerr and Greenwood have both been nominated for the PFA Players' Player of the Year award
Kerr and Greenwood have both been nominated for the PFA Players' Player of the Year award / Visionhaus/GettyImages
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The nominees for the Women's PFA Player's Player and Young Player of the Year for the 2021/22 WSL season have been announced.

The shortlists are dominated by the WSL's top three, with Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City each boasting three players nominated across the two award categories.

Manchester United, Brighton and Tottenham each have a singe player nominated for the Young Player of the Year Award.

Sam Kerr could complete a clean sweep of individual accolades, having already scooped the FWA Footballer of the Year, the PFA Fans' Player of the Year and the WSL Player of the Year.

She is joined on the PFA Player's Player of the Year shortlist by Chelsea teammate Pernille Harder, Arsenal duo Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema and Manchester City and England pair Alex Greenwood and Lauren Hemp.

Hemp is the only player to be nominated for both the PFA Players' Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year Award. The 21-year-old is vying to win the Young Player of the Year award for a third successive season, and the fourth time in her career.

She will face competition from Chelsea forward Lauren James, Arsenal midfielder Frida Maanum, Tottenham winger Jessica Naz, Manchester United midfielder Ella Toone and Brighton defender Maya Le Tissier.


Women's PFA Players' Player of the Year 2021/22 shortlist

  • Alex Greenwood (Manchester City)
  • Pernille Harder (Chelsea)
  • Lauren Hemp (Manchester City)
  • Sam Kerr (Chelsea)
  • Kim Little (Arsenal)
  • Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal)

Women's PFA Young Player of the Year 2021/22 shortlist

  • Lauren Hemp (Manchester City)
  • Lauren James (Chelsea)
  • Frida Maanum (Arsenal)
  • Jessica Naz (Tottenham)
  • Ella Toone (Manchester United)
  • Maya Le Tissier (Brighton & Hove Albion)

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