Nominations for the Opel Gaelic Team of the Year and Opel Gaelic Player of the Year for Football announced by the Gaelic Players Association
Thursday 21st October, 2010: The nominees for the 2010 Opel GPA Football Team of the Year have been announced today by the Gaelic Players Association. A total of 45 players have been shortlisted for the Team of the Year, while three players also received nominations for the prestigious Opel GPA Footballer of the Year Award.
The shortlist for the Opel GPA Football Team of the Year includes three players for each position reflecting the dominant role played by each individual player during the 2010 season. The list contains players from 13 counties including: Dublin, Down, Cork, Sligo, Roscommon, Kildare, Tyrone, Louth, Kerry, Limerick, Monaghan, Meath and Armagh.
The Opel Football Team of the Year shortlist reflects the most successful counties in this year’s championship with All-Ireland champions Cork receiving a total of 9 nominations while runners-up Down received 5. Semi-finalists Dublin and Kildare received 5 and 6 nominations respectively.
The three nominees for the Opel Football Player of the year as chosen by the Football Selection Committee are: Bernard Brogan (Dublin); Benny Coulter (Down); and John Doyle (Kildare).