The nominations for the 2017 PFAI Player of the Year award

DFC | McEleney nominated for PFAI Player of the Year award

Four Dundalk players in the PFAI Team of the Year

Dundalk star Patrick McEleney has been nominated for the PFAI Premier Division Player of the Year award.

The 25-year-old faces competition from Derry City midfielder Aaron McEneff and former Cork City striker Sean Maguire, who is now at Preston.

Former Lilywhite heroes, Daryl Horgan (2016) and Richie Towell (2015) are the previous winners of the award.

Four Dundalk players, McEleney, Sean Gannon, Niclas Vemmelund and David McMillan, have also been named in the PFAI Premier Division Team of the Year.

McEneff is also up for the Young Player of the Year award alongside Trevor Clarke of Shamrock Rovers and Ryan Delaney of Cork City.

The awards take place on Saturday, November 18th at the Marker Hotel in Dublin.

The 2017 PFAI Premier Division Team of the Year

EA SPORTS PFAI PREMIER DIVISION TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017

Ger Doherty (Derry City)
Sean Gannon (Dundalk)
Niclas Vemmelund (Dundalk)

Ryan Delaney (Cork City)
Trevor Clarke (Shamrock Rovers)
Aaron McEneff (Derry City)
Patrick McEleney (Dundalk)
Gearoid Morrissey (Cork City)
David McMillan (Dundalk)
Ronan Murray (Galway United)
Sean Maguire (Cork City)

REFEREE OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Paul Tuite
Paul McLaughlin
Graham Kelly

IRISH OVERSEAS PLAYER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion)
James McClean (West Bromwich Albion)
Robbie Brady (Burnley)

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Megan Campbell
Katie McCabe
Denise O’Sullivan

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