UEFA Women’s Awards shortlists revealed

Alexia Putellas again up for UEFA women's player of the year
Alexia Putellas was UEFA women’s player of the year in 2020/21. (Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

The shortlists for the 2021/22 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards have been announced.

Beth Mead (Arsenal/England), Lena Oberdorf (Wolfsburg/Germany) and Alexia Putellas (Barcelona/Spain) are the three nominees for the 2021/22 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year award.

The winner will be named – along with the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year and UEFA Men’s and Women’s Coach of the Year – during the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League draw ceremony in Istanbul on Thursday 25 August.

The rest of the top 20
4 Alex Popp (Wolfsburg/Germany) – 35 points
5 Aitana Bonmatí (Barcelona/Spain) – 25 points
6 Keira Walsh (Manchester City/England) – 18 points
7 Leah Williamson (Arsenal/England) – 17 points
8= Ada Hegerberg (Lyon/Norway) – 12 points
8= Wendie Renard (Lyon/France) – 12 points
10 Lina Magull (Bayern München/Germany) – 10 points
11 Delphine Cascarino (Lyon/France) – 9 points
12= Amandine Henry (Lyon) – 8 points
12= Mapi León (Barcelona/Spain) – 8 points
14 Tabea Wassmuth (Wolfsburg/Germany) – 6 points
15= Mary Earps (Manchester United/England) – 5 points
15= Selma Bacha (Lyon/France) – 5 points
17= Sakina Karchaoui (Paris Saint-Germain/France) – 4 points
17= Marie-Antoinette Katoto (Paris Saint-Germain/France) – 4 points
19 Merle Frohms (Eintracht Frankfurt (now Wolfsburg)/Germany) – 2 points
20 Fridolina Rolfö (Barcelona/Sweden) – 1 point
21= Christiane Endler (Lyon/Chile)
21= Marina Hegering (Bayern München (now Wolfsburg)/Germany)

Lyon’s Sonia Bompastor, Germany’s Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and England’s Sarina Wiegman are the top three nominees for the 2021/22 UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year award.

The rest of the top five
4 Jonatan Giráldez (Barcelona) – 27 points
5 Tommy Stroot (Wolfsburg) – 22 points

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