Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon wins FIVE gongs at EFL awards including Championship Player of the Year

Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon cleaned up at the EFL awards, winning an unprecedented five gongs including Championship Player of the year.

The 17-year-old beat teammate Tom Cairney and Wolves’ Ruben Neves to the award after a season which has seen him score 14 goals in 43 Championship appearances for the Cottagers.

He also scooped the Young Player of the Season, Championship Apprentice of the Year and named in the EFL Team of the Year as well as a special recongition award in the EFL Club Developed XI alongside names such as Joe Hart, Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling.

Sessegnon became the first Championship player to be nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award earlier this month and made his England Under-21s debut against Ukraine in March.

Sessegnon won five gongs
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Neves was included in the Team of the Year alongside Wolves teammates John Ruddy and Conor Coady.

Bradley Dack was also included and he added the League One Player of the Season award to that honour, while Accrington’s Billy Kee won the League Two gong.

Former Bristol Rovers and Southampton striker Rickie Lambert won the Tom Finney award for his exceptional career.

EFL award winners

Championship Player of the Season – Ryan Sessegnon – Fulham

League One Player of the Season – Bradley Dack – Blackburn Rovers

Dack was crowned League One Player of the Season
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League Two Player of the Season – Billy Kee – Accrington Stanley

Young Player of the Season – Ryan Sessegnon – Fulham

Championship Apprentice of the Year – Ryan Sessegnon – Fulham

League One Apprentice of the Year – Anthony Hartigan – AFC Wimbledon

League Two Apprentice of the Year – Ben Wilmot – Stevenage

Community Club of the Year – Derby County

Sir Tom Finney Award – Rickie Lambert

Rickie Lambert has won the Sir Tom Finney Award
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Contribution to League Football Award – John Motson

PFA Player in the Community – Joe Bryan – Bristol City

Family Club of the Year – Blackburn Rovers

Supporter of the Year – Mustafa El-Bayati – Northampton Town

EFL Team of the Year

John Ruddy (Wolves), Nathan Byrne (Wigan), Conor Coady (Wolves), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn), Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham), James Maddison (Norwich), Ruben Neves (Wolves), Bradley Dack (Blackburn), Bobby Reid (Bristol City), Billy Kee (Accrington), Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe).

Manager: John Coleman (Accrington Stanley)

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