Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp has been named as the Sky Bet League One Player of the Season at the 2017 EFL Awards.The Blades celebrated promotion to the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday, with Sharp playing a crucial role in their success, scoring 26 goals so far this season.
Team-mate John Fleck and Scunthorpe United’s Josh Morris were the other two players shortlisted for the award.
After collecting the prize, Sharp said: “I am a very happy man. We did the hardest part yesterday winning promotion and that was our aim at the start of the season.
“To win the Player of the Season Award is very nice. You cannot win these types of awards without your team-mates. The manager and the team have shown a lot of belief in me this season."
EFL Awards: Click here to see a full list of award winners