21 Apr 2023

This season's Team of the Year selections have been made across the three divisions as part of the 2023 NI Football Awards.

The All-Star team was selected by NIFWA members and NI Football League clubs, ahead of Saturday night's NI Football Awards at Belfast City Hall.

League winners Rohan Ferguson, Cian Bolger and Leroy Millar are joined by Linfield fullbacks Daniel Finlayson and Matthew Clarke, plus Glentoran pair Aidan Wilson and Conor McMenamin in the starting line-up.

There's also places for Cliftonville's teen sensation Sean Moore, Crusaders midfield maestro Philip Lowry, Coleraine goalscorer Matthew Shevlin and Glenavon sharpshooter Matthew Fitzpatrick in the Premiership selection.

Champions Loughgall and promotion hopefuls Warrenpoint Town have three players each in the Championship Team of the Year.

The Villagers trio of Berat Turker, Ben Murdock and Pablo Andrade are joined by Warrenpoint's Luke Walsh, Steven Ball and Kealan Dillon.

The forward line consists of the division's two top goalscorers; Ards striker Adam Salley and Harland and Wolff Welders star Matthew Ferguson.

Ballyclare Comrades right-back Caomhan McGuinness, Ballinamallard United midfielder Richard Clarke and Annagh United winger Craig Taylor also make the all-star team.

The PIL Team of the Year features five players from champions Bangor.

James Taylor, Seanna Foster, John Boyle, Reece Neale and Ben Arthurs are joined in the starting line-up by Ballymacash Rangers duo Jordan Morrison and Dylan Davidson.

The select team also includes Moyola Park's Ian Parkhill, Tobermore United's Daniel McIlhatton, Queen's University's Ben Mulgrew and Limavady United's Alex Pomeroy.

Uhlsport Team of the Year 2023
Championship Team of the Year
PIL Team of the Year