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Jack and BCLFC duo up for England awards

Posted: Mon 31 Dec 2012

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Blues goalkeeper Jack Butland has been nominated for the England Under-21s Player of the Year award.

The Blues stopper has made three appearances for Stuart Pearce's Young Lions during 2012 and kept clean sheets in all of them.

It has been a year to remember for the 19-year-old. As well as cementing his place as Blues' first choice keeper, he also represented Team GB at the London Olympics and won his first England senior cap. 

Butland is one of ten players nominated for the prestigious accolade and is joined on the list by Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Steven Caulker (Tottenham), Tom Ince (Blackpool), Danny Rose (Sunderland),Connor Wickham (Sunderland), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace), Craig Dawson (West Brom), Marvin Sordell (Bolton) and Martin Kelly (Liverpool).

Meanwhile there is further recognition for two of the Blues Ladies team. Rachel Williams and Karen Carney have been nominated for the England Women’s Player of the Year.

To cast your vote in both categories, simply click here to visit the Football Association's website.

The winners will be crowned at the first ever FA England Awards at St. George's Park on Sunday 3 February, 2013.