PFA Awards 2015: Nominees

The 24 nominees have been announced ahead of the 42nd PFA Awards to be held in the Grosvenor House in London on Sunday April 26 2015.

PFA Members from 100 clubs (Premier League, Football League and WSL) have been voting and the shortlists for the nominees are as follows.

Men's PFA Players' Player of the Year

  • Diego Costa, Chelsea FC
  • David de Gea, Manchester United FC
  • Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool FC
  • Eden Hazard, Chelsea FC
  • Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal FC

Men's PFA Young Player of the Year

  • Thibaut Courtois, Chelsea FC
  • Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool FC
  • David de Gea, Manchester United FC
  • Eden Hazard, Chelsea FC
  • Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur FC
  • Raheem Sterling, Liverpool FC

Women's PFA Players' Player of the Year

  • Eniola Aluko, Chelsea LFC
  • Lucy Bronze, Manchester City WFC
  • Jess Clarke, Notts County LFC
  • Karen Carney, Birmingham City LFC
  • Kelly Smith, Arsenal LFC
  • Ji So-Yun, Chelsea LFC

PFA Women's Young Player of the Year

  • Freda Ayisi, Birmingham City LFC
  • Hannah Blundell, Chelsea LFC
  • Aoife Mannion, Birmingham City LFC
  • Nikita Parris, Manchester City WFC
  • Amy Turner, Notts County LFC
  • Leah Williamson, Arsenal LFC

The PFA Awards celebrates the best of English football in an evening attended by hundreds of current professional stars of the game, to recognise the outstanding performers in every division.

As the season draws towards its climax, the PFA Awards is a celebration of the achievement of all PFA members from the last 12 months.

In addition to the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year categories, the divisional Team of the Year are announced for all five divisions and we honour footballing achievement through the PFA’s Merit Award.

“For the winners who are honoured at the awards, there can be no greater personal accolade than that of being recognised by your peers; an honour to be cherished.” 

PFA Chief Executive, Gordon Taylor OBE.

Previous winners of the prestigious PFA Players’ Player of the Year award have included Kenny Dalglish, Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs and Kim Little. The current holders are Luis Suarez and Lucy Bronze.