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McGoldrick, Stevens, Whelan Nominated For FAI Player Of The Year

McGoldrick, Stevens, Whelan Nominated For FAI Player Of The Year

The FAI has announced the list of nominees for its 2019 International Awards.

David McGoldrick, Enda Stevens and Glenn Whelan have been nominated for Player of the Year while Katie McCabe, Denise O'Sullivan and Louise Quinn have been nominated for Women's Player Of The Year.

A ceremony was due to take place earlier this year but was postponed due to Covid-19. There will be no event this year due to the pandemic. The winners in each category will be announced next week.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Senior Men's International Player of the Year
David McGoldrick
Enda Stevens
Glenn Whelan

Senior Women's International Player of the Year
Katie McCabe
Denise O’Sullivan
Louise Quinn


3 September 2019; Katie McCabe celebrates after scoring her side's second goal with Republic of Ireland team-mates, from left, Louise Quinn, Rianna Jarrett and Denise O'Sullivan during the UEFA Women's 2021 European Championships Qualifier Group I match against Montenegro at Tallaght Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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Young International Player of the Year
Alan Browne
Josh Cullen
Callum Robinson

'Three' International Goal of the Year
Conor Hourihane v Georgia
Lee O’Connor v Sweden
Troy Parrott v Sweden

Under-21 International Player of the Year
Aaron Connolly
Lee O’Connor
Dara O’Shea

Under-19 Men's International Player of the Year
Jonathan Afolabi
Will Ferry
Lee O’Connor

Under-19 Women's International Player of the Year
Sadhbh Doyle
Megan Mackey
Roisin McGovern

Under-18 Men's International Player of the Year
Adam Idah
Jason Knight
Oisin McEntee

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19 November 2019; Adam Idah of Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifier match against Sweden at Tallaght Stadium. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Under-17 Men's International Player of the Year
James Furlong
Joe Hodge
Andrew Omobamidele

Under-17 Women's International Player of the Year
Shauna Brennan
Eabha O’Mahony
Jessica Ziu

Under-16 Men's International Player of the Year
Colin Conroy
Ben McCormack
Gavin O'Brien

Under-16 Women's International Player of the Year
Kerryanne Browne
Della Doherty
Aoife Horgan

Under-15 Men's International Player of the Year
Evan Ferguson
Glory Nzingo
John Ryan

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Under-15 Women's Schools International Player of the Year
Aoife Cronin (Scoil Pól, Kilfinane)
Ellen Molloy (Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny)
Jessie Stapleton (Palmerstown Community School)

SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year
Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers)
Sean Gannon (Dundalk)
Chris Shields (Dundalk)

Intermediate Player of the Year
Alan McGreal (Crumlin United)
Dave O’Leary (Avondale United)
Conor Tourish (Letterkenny Rovers)

Junior International Player of the Year
Jordan Buckley (Usher Celtic)
Sean Guerins (St Michaels)
Kieran McDaid (Buncrana Hearts)


8 September 2016; Dillon Sheridan of Ireland in action against Artem Krasylnykov of Ukraine during the Men's 7-a-side Football Preliminaries, Pool A, at Deodoro Stadium during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Colleges & Universities International Player of the Year
Dean Kelly (IT Carlow)
Maurice Nugent (NUI Galway)
Rob Slevin (University College Cork)

Schools International Player of the Year
Brandon Bermingham (St Mary’s Diocesan School, Drogheda)
Josh Honohan (St Francis College, Rochestown)
Niall O’Keefe (De La Salle College, Waterford)

Football For All International Player of the Year
Laurence Bryan (Street League)
Thomas Donogher (Powerchair)
Dillon Sheridan (Cerebral Palsy)

Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

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