Lucy Bronze nominated for Uefa Player of the Year award alongside Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry

The full-back becomes England's first player to make the final shortlist of three for the award

Tom Kershaw
Thursday 15 August 2019 15:31
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England's World Cup talisman Lucy Bronze has been nominated for the 2018/19 Uefa Women’s Player of the Year award.

Bronze has been selected alongside Olympique Lyonnais teammates Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry.

The 27-year-old full-back becomes England’s first representative to make the final shortlist of three.

All three players featured in the 4-1 Champions League win over Barcelona where Ballon D’Or winner Hegerberg - who won the Uefa award in 2016 – scored a hat-trick.

Previous winners of the award are Nadine Angerer (2013), Nadine Kessler (2014), Célia Šašić (2015), Hegerberg (2016), Lieke Martens (2017) and Pernille Harder (2018).

The rest of the top ten:

4 Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal & Netherlands) – 31 points

5 Ellen White (Birmingham City, now Manchester City & England) – 22 points

6 Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg & Denmark) – 21 points

7 Dzsenifer Marozsán (Lyon & Germany) – 12 points

8 Caroline Graham Hansen (Wolfsburg, now Barcelona & Norway) – 10 points

9= Lieke Martens (Barcelona & Netherlands) – 9 points

9= Wendie Renard (Lyon & France) – 9 points

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