Callum McGregor, Tom Rogic, Craig Gordon and Regan Charles-Cook shortlisted for PFA Scotland Player of the Year award | Soccer News

Celtic captain Callum McGregor and fellow midfielder Tom Rogic have been nominated for the PFA Scotland Scottish Premiership Player of the Year award.

The Parkhead duo are shortlisted alongside Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordon and Ross County star Regan Charles-Cook.

Mc Gregor made 29 league appearances for the Scottish Premiership leaders, scoring twice, in his first season as Celtic skipper but faces competition from another Hoops midfielder Rogic.

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Tom Rogic scored six goals, including this fine solo effort against Dundee United

The Aussie thrived under Ange Postecoglou and was instrumental in 12 league goals – including a goal of the season against Dundee United.

However, no player has scored more Scottish Premiership goals than Ross County. Charles Cook.

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Regan Charles-Cook scored twice as Ross County beat St Johnstone

The Granada international has been key in the Staggies’ run to the top six, scoring 13 times, and hopes to cap off a dream season with the award voted for by fellow players.

Like Charles Cook, Gordon hopes to become the first player outside the Old Firm to win the award since 2012/13 after arguably one of his best seasons yet.

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Hearts keeper Craig Gordon made some incredible saves, including this double save at Ross County

The 40-year-old kept 13 clean sheets and made some exceptional saves to help Hearts secure third place and European football after promotion to the top flight.

Who could win the Young Player of the Year award?

Josh Doig, Calvin Ramsay, Liel Abada and Connor Barron are on the list of young players
Josh Doig, Calvin Ramsay, Liel Abada and Connor Barron are on the list of young players

Aberdeen Defender Calvin Ramsey hopes to add to his Scottish Football Writers’ Association (SFWA) Young Player of the Year award by picking up the PFA award.

After a standout season at Pittodrie, several clubs including Leeds United, Liverpool and Bologna are reportedly following the right-back who has made 23 league appearances this season and won his first Scotland Under-21 caps.

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Highlights as Calvin Ramsey scored in Aberdeen’s draw at Dundee

Teammate Donations Connor Baron is also in contention for the award after returning to Pittodrie in January from a loan spell at League Two winners Kelty Hearts.

The 19-year-old Aberdeen academy graduate has wowed fans with his runs from midfield, his ability to create chances and his composure on the ball – attributes which have seen the club link the young to a new contract in January.

Like Aberdeen, Hibernian struggled for consistency but it didn’t stop Josh Doig to attract attention with another impressive season at Easter Road.

The 19-year-old – who missed out on the award last year – has made 30 league appearances this season and is also attracting real interest from several clubs.

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Highlights as Liel Abada (left) scored one and netted two as Celtic beat Motherwell

David Turnbull won the award last season and his Celtic teammate Liel Abada hopes to bring the trophy back to Parkhead after making the shortlist.

The Israel international has scored 10 goals and registered seven assists in the league following his £3million summer move to Glasgow and will be hoping to cap off a first season with the award.

Double rewarded Chinchilla and Galabadaarachchi

Priscila Chinchilla, Charlie Wellings, Lizzy Arnot and Jacynta Galabadaarachchi are nominated for SWPL Player of the Year

PFA Scotland have also unveiled the first shortlist of Women’s Player and Young Player of the Year awards, with Glasgow City’s Priscilla Chinchilla and Celtic Jacynta Galabadaarachchi nominated for both awards.

rangers Lizzy Arnot and Charlie Wellings of Celtic are also in the running for the POTY award while Bayley Hutchison (Aberdeen) and Maria McAneny (Hearts) make up the shortlist of young players.

Rangers are currently five points clear of Glasgow City at the top of Scottish Women’s Premier League 1 with three games remaining.

Glasgow City have won 14 consecutive top-flight titles, but the Ibrox side are close to ending that historic run and claiming their first title after turning professional.

VOTE: Scottish Premiership Goal of the Season

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There have been some incredible goals scored in the Scottish Premiership so far this season, but which of those 12 do you think is the best? Click below to vote!

As the 2021/22 season draws to a close, we’re giving you the opportunity to vote for your goal of the Scottish Premiership season so far.

View the candidates and vote by clicking here. The winner will be announced at the PFA Scotland Awards on Sunday 1st May! Closing of votes on Friday April 29 at 5 p.m.

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