Here’s the shortlist for the WPL Player of the Season award. The Connah’s Quay forward Michael Bakare is joined by TNS’ Aeron Edwards, Greg Draper and Jamie Mullan on the four-man short list.
Greg Draper – The New Saints
27 WPL goals in 10 (+19) appearances for the New Saints this Championship winning season.
Jamie Mullan –The New Saints
Last season’s player of the season is back on the short list after another consistent season.
Mullan tops the assists chart with 16 assists and 10 WPL goals to his name.
Michael Bakare – Connah’s Quay
Bakare has been involved in 24 WPL goals this season – scoring 14 and creating 10 – as The Nomads finish 2nd, their highest ever WPL position.
Aeron Edwards – The New Saints
Another consistent season for the TNS man leading to the Wales C captaincy.
Edwards’ now has nine WPL titles – joint most with TNS team mates, Paul Harrison, Chris Marriott and Chris Seargeant.
2017/18 – Jamie Mullan (The New Saints)
2016/17 – Jason Oswell (Newtown)
2015/16 – Marc Williams (Llandudno)
2014/15 – Chris Venables (Aberystwyth)
2013/14 – Chris Venables (Aberystwyth)
2012/13 – Michael Wilde (The New Saints)
2011/12 – Mark Jones (Bala Town)
2010/11 – Rhys Griffiths (Llanelli)
The winner will be announced on the 1st of June.
On this day in 1923 one of the best players to have worn the red shirt of Wales was born – Trevor Ford.