PFA Scotland has announced its chosen nominees for this season’s Player of the Year Award but not everyone agrees with their picks.
As we told you earlier today, Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths was given the nod alongside Aberdeen’s Jonny Hayes and Dundee duo Kane Hemmings and Greg Stewart.
Griffiths has 38 goals to his name in all competitions this season and remains the hot favourite to win the award for the first time.
Hemmings has an impressive 25 goals to his name, whilst Hayes has been an important part of Aberdeen’s title challenge.
It’s hard to argue with those three playersmaking the cut but some fans are a little perplexed by the choice of 26-year-old Stewart.
The former Cowdenbeath midfielder has scored 11 goals in total this season, including an absolute cracker in a Dundee derby.
But neither Stewart, nor his team-mate Hemmings, could prevent Dundee from finishing in the bottom six, and some supporters have questioned whether Stewart has shown enough consistency to be considered one of the best players in the country over the last 12 months:
Nae idea why Greg Stewart is a nominee though never kicked a bah until about 2 months ago
— Rory McQuillan (@razmcquillan) April 27, 2016
Greg Stewart nominated for PoTY pic.twitter.com/7HV4tOXbPC
— Robert Borthwick (@RFBorthwick) April 27, 2016
Greg Stewart has had a shite season shinnie should be in there
— Robert Bruce (@Tonkaaa10) April 27, 2016
@STV_Andy can't argue with Griffiths, Hemmings and Hayes but Greg Stewart? Really?
— Craig Hargrave (@craighargrave) April 27, 2016
Can't understand why Greg Stewart is in the PFA nominations again.
— Blair Kaylor (@BlairKaylor) April 27, 2016
Is it right that Greg Stewart has 9 goals this season? Would have Moult ahead of him for POTY
— Gavin Magill (@FFCGAV) April 27, 2016
What on earth is this ? Greg Stewart has done nothing all season so many other players deserve it more! https://t.co/wdeQfmN4ap
— Dunks (@DunksMaguire) April 27, 2016
What has Greg Stewart done all season
— Corey Muslek (@CoreyMuslek) April 27, 2016
How on earth has Greg Stewart been nominated for player of the year?
— Euan Taylor (@euangtaylor) April 27, 2016
What do you think of the criticism? Is it unfair?
Let us know in the comments section below…
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