Four deserving players are currently nominated for Westfield W-League Young Footballer of the Year 2019-20.
Kyra Cooney-Cross - Western Sydney Wanderers FC
The 2019-20 season was Cooney-Cross' third W-League season. Making the move from the Melbourne Victory to the Wanderers this past season paid off for the 18-year-old. Cooney-Cross featured in all Wanderers matches scoring four goals in thirteen games. She won the November W-League Young Player of the Month.
.@kyracooneyx nominated for @wleague Young Footballer Of The Year Award: https://t.co/Qna0pvQM2C #WSW pic.twitter.com/xjEnx1NCDR— WS Wanderers FC (@wswanderersfc) June 11, 2020
Ellie Carpenter - Melbourne City FC
The Westfield Matildas regular joined City on loan from her NWSL side the Portland Thorns FC. Her first year with the Melbourne side, having previously played two years with Canberra and two years with the Wanderers, Carpenter featured in all 14 games of City's Grand Final winning season. Carpenter won the January W-League Young Player of the Month.
🗣 "The standout player in the standout team"@CarpenterEllie sure had an outstanding season for Westfield #WLeague champions @MelbourneCity 💪â € pic.twitter.com/OsWCVdYUGh— Westfield W-League (@WLeague) May 24, 2020
Hollie Palmer - Brisbane Roar FC
The 2019-20 season was Palmer's third year with the Roar. The 19-year-old defender played in all 12 games for the club. The Young Matilda scored two goals for the Roar this past season. Palmer won the February W-League Young Player of the Month.
How @brisbaneroar took the lead. Sub Hollie Palmer with a cool head.#BRIvNEW #WLeague @FOXFOOTBALL pic.twitter.com/M5yNhclIL8— Westfield W-League (@WLeague) December 29, 2019
Indiah-Paige Riley - Brisbane Roar
Riley rejoined the Roar for her second season in the W-League. Featuring in ten of the club's 2019-20 games, she found the back of the net twice. She had a 75% pass accuracies in her first seven appearances. Riley won the December W-League Young Player of the Month.
One of our stars of the future Indiah-Paige Riley shares what Rebel Sport Female Football Week means to her! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/LiJPEtuqEY— FNX Network Sports (@FNXsports) March 11, 2020