LFP award nominations released

The Spanish Football League has published the list of nominees for various awards for performance during the 2012-13 Primera and Segunda Division.

Barcelona have four nominations across the categories, with Victor Valdes, Jordi Alba, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi all making the final three shortlist in their respective positions.

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo also feature, as do Madrid’s new signings Isco and Asier Illarramendi, recognised for their performances last term for Malaga and Real Sociedad respectively.

Meanwhile, Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero have had their consistency between the sticks noted, whilst Inigo Martinez is another Real Sociedad representative on the list.

Sevilla’s now departed pair of Jesus Navas and Alvaro Negredo are also nominated.

The list of candidates for both the Primera Division and Segunda Division will be sent out to League Coaches who participated in 2012-13 for each to vote in their competition the winners for each position.

Players will vote for the Best Player and the Best Coach, with all awards presented at a gala to be held on December 2.

Primera Division 2012-13 nominations

Best Goalkeeper

Victor Valdes, Barcelona – Thibaut Courtois, Atletico Madrid – Willy Caballero, Malaga

Best Defender

Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid – Inigo Martinez, Real Sociedad – Jordi Alba, Barcelona

Best Central Midfielder

Benat Etxebarria, Real Betis – Asier Illarramendi, Real Sociedad – Javi Fuego, Rayo Vallecano

Best Attacking Midfielder

Isco, Malaga – Jesus Navas, Sevilla – Andres Iniesta, Barcelona

Best Striker

Lionel Messi, Barcelona – Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid – Alvaro Negredo, Sevilla

Best revelation

Alberto Moreno, Sevilla – Leo Baptistao, Rayo Vallecano – Asier Illarramendi, Real Sociedad

Segunda Division 2012-13 nominations

Best Goalkeeper

Esteban (Almería) – Herrera (Elche) – Javi Jiménez (Murcia / Levante)

Best Defender

Edu Albacar (Elche) – Lomban (Barcelona B / Elche) – Musacchio (Villarreal)

Best Central Midfielder

Bruno (Villarreal) – Rivera (Elche) – Corona (Almería)

Best Attacking Midfielder

Juanfran (R.M. Castilla / Betis) – Rafinha (Barcelona B / Celta) – Vitolo (Las Palmas / Sevilla)

Best Striker

Charles (Almería / Celta) – Coro (Elche) – Jesé (R.M. Castilla)

Best revelation

Chuli (Recreativo / Betis) – Jesé (R.M. Castilla) – Luis Alberto (Barcelona B / Liverpool)

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