Ahead of the 2022 EFL Awards, the shortlists for the LFE Apprentice of the Season 2022 have been revealed.
Nine Apprentices are among those honoured at this year’s star-studded EFL Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 24th April at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.
This award recognises the outstanding young professionals at EFL Clubs who excel both on and off the pitch.
Sponsored by LFE, one apprentice will be chosen from each division:
LFE Apprentice of the Season – Championship
- Ryan Howley – Coventry City
- Jordan James – Birmingham City
- Jevon Mills – Hull City
LFE Apprentice of the Season – League One
- Freddie Draper – Lincoln City
- Ayodeji Elerewe – Charlton Athletic
- Michael Williams – Crewe Alexandra
LFE Apprentice of the Season – League Two
- Alex Aitken – Stevenage
- Junior Tchamadeu – Colchester United
- Ethan Brierley – Rochdale
Elsewhere, eight former apprentices are also shortlisted for awards, with all three players shortlisted the PFA Players in the Community accolade coming through the Apprenticeship Programme.
The list of awards involving past apprentices are as follows:
Sky Bet League One Player of the Season
- Scott Twine – Milton Keynes Dons
Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season
- Matty Stevens – Forest Green Rovers
- Dominic Telford – Newport County
Championship Young Player of the Season
- Brennan Johnson – Nottingham Forest
- Djed Spence – Nottingham Forest
PFA Players in the Community
- Championship – Billy Mitchell, Millwall
- League One – Ryan Inniss, Charlton Athletic
- League Two – Omar Beckles, Leyton Orient