The UEFA Awards Ceremony will hold in Istanbul, Turkey today alongside the UEFA Champions League draws. The men and women’s player of the year, the men and women’s coach of the year and several positional awards will be presented at the ceremony. The UEFA President’s Award will also be presented. Below are the nominees for each award category.

The nominees for Men’s Player of the Year are:

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City and Belgium), 

Jorginho (Chelsea and Italy), 

N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea and France).

The rest of the top ten

4 Lionel Messi (Barcelona, now at Paris & Argentina) – 148 points

5 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern & Poland) – 140 points

6 Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan, now at Paris & Italy) – 49 points

7 Kylian Mbappé (Paris & France) – 31 points

8 Raheem Sterling (Man. City & England) – 18 points

9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus & Portugal) – 16 points

10 Erling Haaland (Dortmund & Norway) – 15 points

Women’s Player of the Year

Lieke Martens (Barcelona and The Netherlands)

Jenni Hermoso (Barcelona and Spain)

Alexia Putellas (Barcelona and Spain)


The rest of the top ten

4 Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal/Netherlands) – 32 points

5 Aitana Bonmatí (Barcelona/Spain) – 29 points

6 Caroline Graham Hansen (Barcelona/Norway) – 28 points

7 Sam Kerr (Chelsea/Australia) – 18 points

= Fran Kirby (Chelsea/England/Great Britain) – 18 points

9 Pernille Harder (Chelsea/Denmark) – 17 points

10 Irene Paredes (Paris Saint-German/France, now Barcelona) – 11 points

Men’s Coach of the Year:

Josep Guardiola (Manchester City)

Roberto Mancini (Italy)

Thomas Tuchel (Paris & Chelsea)


The rest of the top ten

4 Unai Emery (Villarreal) – 64 points

5 Diego Simeone (Atlético de Madrid) – 29 points

6 Antonio Conte (Internazionale, now free agent) – 19 points

7 Gareth Southgate (England) – 18 points

8 Christophe Galtier (LOSC Lille, now at Nice) – 16 points

9 Ole Gunnar Solskjær (Manchester United) – 14 points

10 Kasper Hjulmand (Denmark) – 11 points

Women’s Coach of the Year

Lluís Cortés (Barcelona, now unattached)

Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden)

Emma Hayes (Chelsea)


The rest of the top ten

4 Olivier Echouafni (Paris Saint-Germain, now unattached) – 24 points

5 Jens Scheuer (Bayern München) – 17 points

6 Rita Guarino (Juventus, now Internazionale Milano) – 10 points

= Anna Signeul (Finland) – 10 points

8 Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands, now England) – 7 points

9 Gareth Taylor (Manchester City) – 5 points

10 Jorge Vilda (Spain) – 3 points