Duo In PFA Team of the Year

Thursday 20 April 2017 09:00

Tom Cairney and Ryan Sessegnon have been named in the PFA Championship Team of the Year.

The Fulham pair have each contributed hugely to the team’s Play-Off push, with Cairney more often than not captaining the side, and Sessegnon playing with a maturity that belies his age.

Cairney – whose form was rewarded with a Scotland debut – has been directly involved in 21 of the Whites’ goals so far, scoring 10 himself and assisting a further 11 for teammates.

Sessegnon made his professional debut in the EFL Cup win at Leyton Orient, but now has 27 appearances under his belt, despite not turning 17 until May. In that time he has set up three and scored seven goals, the majority of which came from left-back, the position he’s been allocated in the Team of the Year.

Former Fulham favourite David Stockdale is in goal, one of four Brighton & Hove Albion players along with Bruno Salter, Lewis Dunk and Anthony Knockaert, while Newcastle United are also well represented by Jamaal Lascelles, Jonjo Shelvey and Dwight Gayle.

The final two spots are filled by Huddersfield Town’s Aaron Mooy, and Leeds United striker Chris Wood.