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Norwood nominated for EFL League Two Player of the Season

26 March 2019

We are delighted to announce that after a prolific season so far, James Norwood has been nominated for EFL Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season as well as being named in the Football Manager Team of the Season.

After 28 goals in all competitions for Rovers this season, James has been picked as one of the best three players across the entire division. He has been nominated alongside Bury duo Danny Mayor and Jay O’shea.

Norwood said “I’m delighted to be up for the award. It’s a credit to the team and how good we’ve been so far this season.”

“They work so hard every week to create chances for me and I’m just grateful that I’m on the end of them.”

As well as this, James has been selected in the Football Manager Team of the Year which is voted for by opposition managers in the league. The full team is:

Goalkeeper

Joe Day

Newport County

Defender

Mal Benning

Mansfield Town

Defender

Jason Shackell

Lincoln City

Defender

Krystian Pearce

Mansfield Town

Defender

George Edmundson

Oldham Athletic

Midfielder

Jay O’Shea

Bury

Midfielder

Michael Bostwick

Lincoln City

Midfielder

Danny Mayor

Bury

Striker

James Norwood

Tranmere Rovers

Striker

Tyler Walker

Mansfield Town

Striker

Chris Hamilton

Mansfield Town

Manager

Ryan Lowe

Bury

 

The 2019 EFL Awards will take place on Sunday 7th April at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London.

Everyone at TRFC has their fingers crossed for James that he picks up an award to merit his unbelievable season so far, not only for himself, but for the whole squad and staff.


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