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Brighton star Knockaert lands Championship award

Brighton & Hove Albion's Anthony Knockaert has won the SkyBet Championship Player of the Season award for the 2016/17 season.

The French winger has scored 13 goals and provided eight assists for Chris Hughton's Championship table-toppers this season.

Other players in the shortlist included Leeds United striker Chris Wood and Newcastle United attacker Dwight Gayle.

Sheffield United's Billy Sharp was named League One Player of the Season while Doncaster Rovers striker John Marquis won the award for League Two.

The award ceremony took place at the Hilton Park Lane in London on Sunday night.

Vyom Chaudhary
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