Monday night saw the annual EFL Awards ceremony take place to recognise the achievements of the best players in England’s top four divisions not only on the pitch, but off it too.
Sky Bet Championship Player of the Season for 2016/17
Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert was named the EFL’s Championship Player of the Year.
The Frenchman scored 13 goals in 40 games to help Brighton to the top of the table.
Leed’s Chris Wood and Newcastle’s Dwight Gayle, the top scorers in the division, were also shortlisted alongside Knockaert.
Sky Bet League One Player of the Season for 2016/17
Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp was named EFL’s League One Player of the Year.
United celebrated promotion to the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday, with Sharp playing a crucial role in their success throughout this season, scoring 26 goals so far.
Team-mate John Fleck and Scunthorpe United’s Josh Morris were the other two players shortlisted for the award.
Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season for 2016/17
Doncaster Rovers striker John Marquis was named Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season.
The 24-year-old striker scored 26 times for Doncaster this season, as they also sealed promotion last week back to Sky Bet League One.
Marquis was nominated along with team-mate James Coppinger and Luton Town’s Danny Hylton to pick up the prize.
EFL Young Player of the Season
Exeter City striker Ollie Watkins was named the EA Sports Young Player of the Season.
The youngster faced competition from Reading’s England Under-21 international John Swift and Oxford United’s Ryan Ledson.
Rest of Awards
Goal of the Year
Steve Sidwell – Brighton
Sir Tom Finney Award
Kevin O’Connor – Brentford
Contribution to League Football
PFA Player in the Community
Andy Butler – Doncaster Rovers
EFL Supporter of the Year
Paul Mayfield – Doncaster Rovers
Family Club of the Year
Overall winner – Millwall
Family Club of the Year – Championship
Family Club of the Year – League One
Family Club of the Year – League Two
Community Club of the Year
Apprentice of the Year – Championship
Ben Brereton – Nottingham Forest
Apprentice of the Year – League One
Lewis Butroid – Scunthorpe United
Apprentice of the Year – League Two
Myles Judd – Leyton Orient