Tuesday, 17 April 2012

FPLH's Player of the Year Nominees

Following the publication of the PFA Players' Player of the Year nominations (as nominated/voted by the players); FPLH has decided to publish its own alternative list of nominees for:

a) The complete Premier League season.
b) First-half of the Premier League season.
c) Second-half of the Premier League season.

The three lists aspire to be broad and varied.  Nominees for all three categories are as follows:

Fantasy Premier League Hints' 
Alternative Premier League Player of the Year

List of Nominees:

Demba Ba (Newcastle) - Free Transfer Sensation.  Who'd have thought it?

Clint Dempsey (Fulham) - Captain America / West London's resident super hero.

Grant Holt (Norwich) - Second highest scoring Englishman in the league and yet is uncapped.

Tim Krul (Newcastle) - The Coming of Age of an aspirant Dutchman?

Antonio Valencia (Man Utd) - Provided much needed creativity in a transitional team.

Michel Vorm (Swansea) - Has been instrumental in his team's Premier League survival.

Fantasy Premier League Hints'
Premier League Player of the Mid-Season (1st Half) - GWs 1-19

List of Nominees:

Emmanuel Adebayor (Tottenham) - Key to Spurs' new look attack.

Gareth Bale (Tottenham) - Electric pace as and when required.

Vincent Kompany (Man City) - The captain and rock of the team.

Luis Nani (Man Utd) - Proves that United can move on without Cristiano Ronaldo.

David Silva (Man City) - Man City's talismanic playmaker.

Robin Van Persie (Arsenal) - The jigsaw to preserving Arsenal's credibility.

Fantasy Premier League Hints'
Premier League Player of 2012 (2nd Half of the Season) - GWs 20-38

List of Nominees:

Hatem Ben Arfa (Newcastle) - France's under-rated answer to Messi, Maradona and the like?

Papiss Cisse (Newcastle) - A goal poacher that looks befitting in the iconic "Number 9" shirt.

Patrice Evra (Man Utd) - Mr Consistent and an outstanding vice-captain.

James McClean (Sunderland) - A diamond geezer that only O'Neill could invigorate.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea) - On the cusp of being Iceland's all-time best player.

Theo Walcott (Arsenal) - Shoots of maturity at last? or Shoots of the same old?

Thoughts and feedback will be most welcome from now to the penultimate week of the season.  We will declare our winner for each category after consulting with members of our readership.  Get involved and have your say now!