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Jack Pitt


Posted Monday, April 16th 2018

Lauren Hemp shortlisted for PFA Young Player of the Year

The City Women striker is having a stellar season so far.

Lauren Hemp has been shortlisted for the PFA Young Player of the Year ahead of the 2018 PFA Awards.

Having already won the Vauxhall England Young Player of the Year in September, Hemp was also nominated for the SportsAid One-to-Watch award in November.

The 2018 PFA Awards will be held at the Grosvenor House, London on Sunday, April 22nd, where the City Women striker will go up against five other players in the category.
PFA Young Player of the Year nominees:
Ellie Roebuck
Erin Cuthbert
Gabby George
Georgia Stanway
Lauren Hemp
Keira Walsh


About the PFA Awards…

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 N'Golo Kanté and Lucy Bronze. 

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."

Everyone at the club would like to congratulate Lauren on this fantastic achievement.

Tickets for City Women's remaining games are here.