England’s Lucy Bronze in final three for Uefa Women’s Player of the Year
• Bronze was key figure in England run to World Cup semi-finals
The England right-back Lucy Bronze has been named alongside her Lyon teammates Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry as nominees for the 2018-19 Uefa Women’s Player of the Year award.
Bronze, widely regarded as the best full-back in the world, is the first England player to have made the top three in its seven-year history. Having picked up her second consecutive Champions League winners’ medal in May following a move from Manchester City in 2017, the 27-year-old was a key part of Phil Neville’s Lionesses team and scored a wonderful rising volley from a Beth Mead set piece to cap off England’s most complete performance in the World Cup, a 3-0 victory over Norway in Le Havre, before their exit to eventual champions, the USA, at the semi-final stage.Continue reading...