Best U18 and U23 goals and saves of the season

31 Jul 2020
James Garner, Man Utd

Watch the standout Under-18 and Under-23 strikes and stops in 2019/20 as the nominees and winners are revealed

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Goals and saves fit to grace the 2019/20 Premier League were scored at Under-18 and Under-23 level in the season just gone, and the best have been revealed.

The shortlists were decided by the Premier League Football Development panel after club coaches nominated the best goals and saves by their players throughout the campaign. You can watch all of the goals and saves in the videos below.

Academy staff voted on the winners and you can watch them below.

Under-18 Goal of the Season

Four incredible goals made the shortlist and the winner was an audacious long-range hit by Watford's Ryan Maclean against Millwall.

Elliot Anderson (Newcastle United) v Derby County
Ethon Varian (Stoke City) v West Ham United
Lewis Bate (Chelsea) v Southampton
Ryan Maclean (Watford) v Millwall 

Under-18 Save of the Season

The competition was fierce among the Under-18 goalkeepers but Aston Villa's Akos Onodi took the award for quickly reacting to divert an effort on to the crossbar versus Arsenal.

Akos Onodi (Aston Villa) v Arsenal 
Krisztian Hegyi (West Ham United) v Fulham
Oliver Marshall (Newcastle United) v Chelsea
Ondrej Mastny (Manchester United) v West Bromwich Albion

Under-23 Goal of the Season

The panel whittled down a host of stunning strikes to a shortlist of four, with Manchester United's James Garner crowned the winner for his thunderous effort against West Bromwich Albion.

Augustus McGiff (Reading) v Charlton Athletic
Elliot Anderson (Newcastle United) v Scunthorpe United
James Garner (Manchester United) v West Brom
Patrick Jarrett (Stoke City) v Reading

Under-23 Save of the Season

There were four terrific saves to choose between but Henrich Ravas' fingertip save on to the bar for Derby County against Tottenham Hotspur was voted as the winner.

Henrich Ravas (Derby County) v Tottenham Hotspur
Jake Turner (Newcastle United) v Benfica
Matej Kovar (Manchester United) v Middlesbrough
Viljami Sinisalo (Aston Villa) v West Bromwich Albion

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Part 1: Jones named 2019/20 PL2 Player of the Season
Part 2: Rashford wins Academy Graduate award
Part 4: Loftus-Cheek: Chelsea Academy in safe hands with Bath

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