Keane, Dunne and Andrews vie for top FAI prize at live TV awards
Published 22/02/2012 | 14:44
THE FAI has announced the nominations for their International Football Awards, which will take place on Sunday.
They will be broadcast live on RTE 2 at 8pm.
Among the nominees are:
Senior International Player of the Year Award: Robbie Keane, Richard Dunne and Keith Andrews.
Young Player of the Year Award:
Simon Cox, Darren O'Dea and Seamus Coleman.
Airtricity League Player of the Year Award:
Eamon Zayed and James McClean and Pat Sullivan.
International Goal of the Year:
Robbie Keane (against Scotland in the Carling Nations Cup); Darron Gibson (against Wales last February), while Keith Andrews is (against Estonia in the first leg of the Euro 2012 play-off last November) .
Among the other awards is a former Ireland great who will be inducted into the FAI's Hall of Fame.
There will also be a Special Merit Award, and an International Personality of the Year Award, all of which will be announced at the event.
The nominations, which were chosen by a panel from the Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland, are divided into 18 categories.