Sheffield United scores hat-trick with three nominations in the EFL Awards

28 March 2019

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has secured a nomination for the 2019 EFL awards, alongside his players Billy Sharp and Ollie Norwood.

Captain Billy Sharp has also been nominated for Sky Bet’s Championship player of the year.

He’s competing against Birmingham City’s Che Adams and Norwich City’s Teemu Pukki.

Pukki, 28, is the Championship’s leading goal scorer this season with a total of 24 goals. Sharp isn’t far behind him, with a total of 22 league goals, including two hat-tricks.

Fans of Sheffield United were thrilled with Sharp’s nomination, many describing him as the ‘Greatest of All Time’.

Doncaster forward John Marquis is also in the running for League One’s player of the season.

The winners will be announced in London on 7th April.

Awards will be given out across 13 categories including players, managers and legends of the game.

Written by Kitty Whitaker

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