17 Mar Tottenham’s Kane leads nominations however Chelsea, West Ham dominate LFA shortlists
Harry Kane leads the nominations for Premier League Participant of the Yr however Chelsea and West Ham United dominate the shortlists on the 2021 London Football Awards.
The 27-year-old has scored 26 targets throughout all competitions for Tottenham this season and is searching for to regain the crown he gained three years in the past.
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Kane is joined on the shortlist by his Spurs teammate Son Heung-Min, West Ham duo Declan Rice and Tomas Soucek and Chelsea’s Mason Mount forward of the ceremony, on account of happen nearly this 12 months on April 27.
Mount has additionally been nominated for Younger Participant of the Yr after excelling in a turbulent season at Stamford Bridge which noticed Thomas Tuchel exchange Frank Lampard as head coach in January.
The England worldwide is nominated alongside Reece James, Rice and Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.
West Ham boss David Moyes heads the Supervisor of Yr checklist after guiding West Ham to fifth place within the Premier League, simply three factors behind Chelsea in fourth who’re London’s highest-placed team.
Chelsea Girls’s supervisor Emma Hayes can be in rivalry together with Crystal Palace’s Roy Hodgson, Brentford’s Thomas Frank and Fulham’s Scott Parker.
Chelsea have 10 nominations throughout the 9 classes with West Ham boasting six. Three of Arsenal’s six nominations come within the Girls’s Tremendous League Participant of the Yr class with final 12 months’s winner Vivianne Miedema becoming a member of Jennifer Beattie and Leah Williamson along with Chelsea pair Fran Kirby and Pernille More durable.
Spurs winger Erik Lamela leads the race for Purpose of the Season after his beautiful strike in final Sunday’s north London derby in opposition to Arsenal.
The LFAs are the curtain-raiser to the football awards season in England and have change into a agency fixture within the sporting calendar whereas additionally elevating funds for organisers Willow, a charity based by former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson and his spouse Megs which arranges particular days for significantly in poor health younger adults between 16 and 40.
Former England supervisor Hodgson has already been confirmed because the winner of Excellent Contribution to London Football, an award beforehand gained by Les Ferdinand, Glenn Hoddle, Ian Wright, Frank Lampard and Arsene Wenger amongst others.
James Olley might be on the voting panel for the 2021 London Football Awards.