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Jordan Nobbs: Arsenal midfielder wins England player of the year award

Jordan Nobbs

Jordan Nobbs is the England women vice captain

Jordan Nobbs has been named England player of the year at the Football Association Women’s Football Awards.

The Arsenal midfielder, 23, helped the Lionesses qualify for Euro 2017.

Chelsea’s Millie Bright, who made her senior international debut in a 2-0 win against Belgium in September, was voted England young player of the year.

Manchester City boss Nick Cushing was awarded Women’s Super League manager of the year after guiding the Blues to a league and cup double.

City also took the club of the year award, while their defender Lucy Bronze was crowned Women’s Super League 1 player of the year.

Former England women boss Hope Powell was also recognised at the event as the 49-year-old took the outstanding contribution to women’s football award.