Albion quartet named in PFA Championship team of the year

Anthony Knockaert is one of four Brighton players to be named in the PFA Championship team of the season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Anthony Knockaert is one of four Brighton players to be named in the PFA Championship team of the season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

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Accolades are continuing to come Brighton's way, with four players named in the PFA Championship team of the year.

PFA members from 100 clubs (Premier League, Football League and WSL) voted in the awards and Albion goalkeeper David Stockdale, right-back Bruno, central defender Lewis Dunk and winger Anthony Knockaert are all named in the Championship team.

The rest of the side is Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle), Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham), Tom Cairney (Fulham), Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield), Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle), Dwight Gayle (Newcastle) and Chris Wood (Leeds).

The Seagulls, who clinched promotion to the Premier League on Monday, also had four players - Stockdale, Dunk, Knockaert and Glenn Murray - in the EFL Championship team of the season. Knockaert, the EFL Championship player of the season, and Stockdale were both also named in the EFL team of the year.

The PFA Awards will be held at Grosvenor House in London on Sunday.

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