PFA Awards 2016: Nominees

The 22 nominees have been announced ahead of the 43rd PFA Awards to be held in the Grosvenor House in London on Sunday April 24 2016.

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

  • Dimitri Payet
  • Harry Kane
  • Jamie Vardy
  • Mesut Ozil
  • N'Golo Kante
  • Riyad Mahrez

Men's PFA Young Player of the Year

  • Dele Alli
  • Harry Kane
  • Jack Butland
  • Philippe Coutinho
  • Romelu Lukaku
  • Ross Barkley

Women's PFA Players' Player of the Year

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  • Beth Mead
  • Gemma Davison
  • Hedvig Lindahl
  • Izzy Christiansen
  • Ji So-Yun

Women's PFA Young Player of the Year

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  • Beth Mead
  • Danielle Carter
  • Hannah Blundell
  • Keira Walsh
  • Nikita Parris

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.

Previous winners of the prestigious PFA Players’ Player of the Year award have included Luis Suarez, Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs. The current holders are Eden Hazard and Ji So-Yun.

PFA Chief Executive, Gordon Taylor OBE: “The PFA Awards is always a special occasion and one of the biggest nights in football’s social calendar.

“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.”