PFA Footballer of the Year Awards

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The PFA Footballer of the Year Awards (or the Professional Football Association Footballer of the Year Awards) is an annual award ceremony created to formally recognise the most outstanding Australian soccer players playing abroad or in the A-League, as well as foreign players playing in the A-League. The inaugural ceremony took place on 11 June 2009 in Sydney.

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Alex Tobin OAM Medal

The Alex Tobin OAM Medal is selected by the PFA Executive to a current or former player who demonstrates four outstanding attributes: leadership, achievement as a player, commitment to one's fellow professionals, and service and dedication to the game. [1] The medal is named after the PFA's longest-serving president, Alex Tobin. [2]

YearPlayerRef
2008 Joe Marston & Johnny Warren [3]
2009 Craig Johnston [4]
2011 Mark Viduka [5]
2012 Frank Farina [6]
2014 Mark Schwarzer [7]
2016 Harry Kewell [8]
2017 Cheryl Salisbury [9]
2018 Paul Okon [10]

Men's Footballer of the Year Award

The Men's Footballer of the Year Award is awarded to Australia's best professional player playing overseas or in the A-League. Performances for national teams are also taken into account. The votes are cast monthly by all current male players who are PFA members. A final group of nominees is announced at the end of the season, the player with the highest number of votes becoming the eventual winner.

YearPlayerClubRef
2009 Tim Cahill Flag of England.svg Everton [11]
2010 Mark Schwarzer Flag of England.svg Fulham [12]
2011 Matt McKay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brisbane Roar
Flag of Scotland.svg Rangers
[13]
2012 Brett Holman Flag of the Netherlands.svg AZ [14]
2013 Robbie Kruse Flag of Germany.svg Fortuna Düsseldorf [15]
2014 Mile Jedinak Flag of England.svg Crystal Palace [16]
2015 Mathew Ryan Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Club Brugge [17]
2016 Aaron Mooy Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
Flag of England.svg Manchester City
Flag of England.svg Huddersfield Town
[18]
2017 Aaron Mooy Flag of England.svg Huddersfield Town [19]
2018 Aaron Mooy Flag of England.svg Huddersfield Town [10]
2019 Mathew Ryan Flag of England.svg Brighton & Hove Albion [20]

Women's Footballer of the Year Award

The PFA Women's Footballer of the Year is voted for by all current women's players who are PFA members, on a 3-2-1 basis.

YearPlayerClubRef
2010 Servet Uzunlar Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC [21]
2011 Elise Kellond-Knight Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brisbane Roar
Flag of Denmark.svg Fortuna Hjørring
[21]
2012 Lydia Williams Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United [21]
2013 Sam Kerr Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC
Flag of the United States.svg Western New York Flash
[21]
2014 Katrina Gorry Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brisbane Roar
Flag of the United States.svg FC Kansas City
[21]
2015 Elise Kellond-Knight Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brisbane Roar
Flag of Germany.svg Turbine Potsdam
[22]
2016 Lydia Williams Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United
Flag of the United States.svg Houston Dash
[18]
2017 Sam Kerr Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory
Flag of the United States.svg Sky Blue FC
[19]
2018 Sam Kerr Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory
Flag of the United States.svg Sky Blue FC
Flag of the United States.svg Chicago Red Stars
[10]
2019 Sam Kerr Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory
Flag of the United States.svg Chicago Red Stars
[23]
2020 Steph Catley Flag of England.svg Arsenal
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
[24]
2021 Ellie Carpenter Flag of France.svg Olympique Lyonnais [25]

Harry Kewell Medal

The Harry Kewell Medal is awarded to Australia's best male professional Under-23 player playing overseas or player of any nationality playing in the A-League. Performances for national teams are also taken into account. The votes are cast monthly by all current male players who are PFA members. A final group of nominees is announced at the end of the season, the player with the highest number of votes becoming the eventual winner. The medal is named after one of Australia's most famous and successful players, Harry Kewell. [21]

YearPlayerClubRef
2009 Nikita Rukavytsya Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory [11]
2010 Mitch Langerak Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory [12]
2011 Robbie Kruse Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory [13]
2012 Mathew Ryan Flag of Australia (converted).svg Central Coast Mariners [16]
2013 Marco Rojas Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Victory [15]
2014 Mathew Ryan Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Club Brugge [16]
2015 Mathew Ryan Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Club Brugge [17]
2016 Jamie Maclaren Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brisbane Roar [18]
2017 Alex Gersbach Flag of Norway.svg Rosenborg [19]
2018 Daniel Arzani Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City [10]
2019 Chris Ikonomidis Flag of Australia (converted).svg Perth Glory [20]

Young Women's Footballer of the Year Award

YearPlayerClubRef
2017 Alex Chidiac Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adelaide United [19]
2018 Alex Chidiac Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adelaide United [10]
2019 Karly Roestbakken Flag of Australia (converted).svg Canberra United [23]
2020 Ellie Carpenter Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne City
Flag of the United States.svg Portland Thorns
[25]
2021 Ellie Carpenter Flag of France.svg Olympique Lyonnais [25]

PFA Community Medal

YearPlayerClubRef
2017 Robert Cornthwaite Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western Sydney Wanderers [19] [26]
2018 Nigel Boogaard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Newcastle Jets [27] [26]
2020 Luke Brattan Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney FC [26]

A-League Men Team of the Season

The A-League Men Team of the Season is awarded to the league's best players selected in a 4-3-3 formation with the best coach also selected. The team is selected by the PFA Awards Committee, a group of former Socceroos, football analysts and journalists.

2008–09

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tarek Elrich Newcastle Jets
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Craig Moore Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sasa Ognenovski Adelaide United
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Jamieson Adelaide United
DM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mile Jedinak Central Coast Mariners
AM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Travis Dodd Adelaide United
AM Flag of Scotland.svg Charlie Miller Brisbane Roar
RW Flag of New Zealand.svg Shane Smeltz Wellington Phoenix
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Eugene Dadi Perth Glory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Theoklitos Melbourne Victory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kevin Muscat Melbourne Victory
DM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Reid Adelaide United
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Billy Celeski Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nikita Rukavytsya Perth Glory

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Aurelio Vidmar, Adelaide United

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

2009–10

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matthew Kemp Melbourne Victory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Simon Colosimo Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kevin Muscat Melbourne Victory
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Dean Heffernan Central Coast Mariners
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Culina Gold Coast United
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt Thompson Newcastle Jets
AM Flag of Costa Rica.svg Carlos Hernández Melbourne Victory
RW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Brosque Sydney FC
FW Flag of New Zealand.svg Shane Smeltz Gold Coast United

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Danny Vukovic Central Coast Mariners
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nikolai Topor-Stanley Newcastle Jets
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tommy Oar Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steve Corica Sydney FC
RW Flag of Barbados.svg Paul Ifill Wellington Phoenix

Manager: Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Vitezslav Lavicka, Sydney FC

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

2010–11

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Theoklitos Brisbane Roar
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ivan Franjic Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt Smith Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke DeVere Brisbane Roar
LB Flag of Brazil.svg Cássio Adelaide United
AM Flag of Argentina.svg Marcos Flores Adelaide United
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt McKay (captain) Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Germany.svg Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
RW Flag of New Zealand.svg Kosta Barbarouses Brisbane Roar
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Robbie Kruse Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Indonesia.svg Sergio van Dijk Adelaide United

Substitutes:

GK Flag of New Zealand.svg Glen Moss Gold Coast United
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Rose Central Coast Mariners
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kasey Wehrman Newcastle Jets
AM Flag of Costa Rica.svg Carlos Hernández Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Costa Rica.svg Jean Carlos Solórzano Brisbane Roar

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ange Postecoglou, Brisbane Roar

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Gerard Parsons

2011–12

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mathew Ryan Central Coast Mariners
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Marrone Melbourne Heart
CB Flag of the Netherlands.svg Patrick Zwaanswijk Central Coast Mariners
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Rose Central Coast Mariners
CM Flag of Brazil.svg Fred Melbourne Heart
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mitch Nichols Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Germany.svg Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Aziz Behich Melbourne Heart
RW Flag of Barbados.svg Paul Ifill Wellington Phoenix
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Albania.svg Besart Berisha Brisbane Roar

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clint Bolton Melbourne Heart
CD Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Durante Wellington Phoenix
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicky Carle Sydney FC
AM Flag of Costa Rica.svg Carlos Hernández Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Harry Kewell Melbourne Victory

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Graham Arnold, Central Coast Mariners

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

2012–13

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ante Covic Western Sydney Wanderers
RB Flag of Germany.svg Jérome Polenz Western Sydney Wanderers
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Trent Sainsbury Central Coast Mariners
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nikolai Topor-Stanley Western Sydney Wanderers
LB Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Adama Traore Melbourne Victory
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Milligan Melbourne Victory
AM Flag of Japan.svg Shinji Ono Western Sydney Wanderers
AM Flag of New Zealand.svg Michael McGlinchey Central Coast Mariners
RW Flag of New Zealand.svg Jeremy Brockie Wellington Phoenix
LW Flag of New Zealand.svg Marco Rojas Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Italy.svg Alessandro Del Piero Sydney FC

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Thwaite Perth Glory
AM Flag of Argentina.svg Marcelo Carrusca Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Daniel McBreen Central Coast Mariners

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Popovic, Western Sydney Wanderers

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

2013–14

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ivan Franjic Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt Smith Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matthew Spiranovic Western Sydney Wanderers
LB Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Adama Traoré Melbourne Victory
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Brattan Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Germany.svg Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
AM Flag of Argentina.svg Marcelo Carrusca Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adam Taggart Newcastle Jets
FW Flag of Albania.svg Besart Berisha Brisbane Roar
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg David Williams Melbourne Heart

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Danny Vukovic Perth Glory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Osama Malik Adelaide United
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Milligan Melbourne Victory
AM Flag of Costa Rica.svg Carlos Hernández Wellington Phoenix
FW Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Stein Huysegems Wellington Phoenix

Manager: Flag of England.svg Mike Mulvey, Brisbane Roar

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

2014–15

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tarek Elrich Adelaide United
CB Flag of France.svg Matthieu Delpierre Melbourne Victory
CB Flag of New Zealand.svg Andrew Durante Wellington Phoenix
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Jamieson Perth Glory
CM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Milligan Melbourne Victory
AM Flag of Australia (converted).svg Aaron Mooy Melbourne City
AM Flag of Argentina.svg Marcelo Carrusca Adelaide United
FW Flag of Tunisia.svg Fahid Ben Khalfallah Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Austria.svg Marc Janko Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nathan Burns Wellington Phoenix

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Danny Vukovic Perth Glory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nigel Boogaard Adelaide United
CM Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Dimitrijević Sydney FC
FW Flag of Albania.svg Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory
AM Flag of Brazil.svg Guilherme Finkler Melbourne Victory

2015–16

Only one player from the two finalists (Adelaide United and Western Sydney Wanderers) were picked for the starting XI. [28]

GK Flag of Denmark.svg Thomas Sørensen Melbourne City
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Josh Risdon Perth Glory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jade North Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of France.svg Matthieu Delpierre Melbourne Victory
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Jamieson Western Sydney Wanderers
MF Flag of Spain.svg Corona Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Aaron Mooy Melbourne City
MF Flag of Spain.svg Diego Castro Perth Glory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jamie Maclaren Brisbane Roar
FW Flag of Uruguay.svg Bruno Fornaroli Melbourne City
FW Flag of the Front National de Liberation de la Martinique.svg Harry Novillo Melbourne City

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Birighitti Newcastle Jets
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nikolai Topor-Stanley Western Sydney Wanderers
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mitch Nichols Western Sydney Wanderers
MF Flag of the Netherlands.svg Roly Bonevacia Wellington Phoenix
FW Flag of New Zealand.svg Kosta Barbarouses Melbourne Victory

Manager: Flag of Spain.svg Guillermo Amor, Adelaide United

Referee: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Strebre Delovski

Venue of the season: Etihad Stadium

2016–17

[29]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Danny Vukovic (c) Sydney FC
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhyan Grant Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Wilkinson Sydney FC
CB Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jakobsen Melbourne City
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Zullo Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brandon O'Neill Sydney FC
MF Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg James Troisi Melbourne Victory
RW Flag of New Zealand.svg Marco Rojas Melbourne Victory
LW Flag of Spain.svg Diego Castro Perth Glory
FW Flag of Kosovo.svg Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Liam Reddy Perth Glory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jade North Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Brillante Sydney FC
FW Flag of Uruguay.svg Bruno Fornaroli Melbourne City
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Brosque (c) Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ruon Tongyik (U20) Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Riley McGree (U20) Adelaide United

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Graham Arnold, Sydney FC

2017–18

[30]

GK Flag of England.svg Jamie Young Brisbane Roar
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Wilkshire Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Wilkinson Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhys Williams Melbourne Victory
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Zullo Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Brillante Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Brattan Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Dimitri Petratos Newcastle Jets
RW Flag of Poland.svg Adrian Mierzejewski Sydney FC
LW Flag of the Netherlands.svg Leroy George Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Brazil.svg Bobô Sydney FC

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Redmayne Sydney FC
CB Flag of the Netherlands.svg Bart Schenkeveld Melbourne City
MF Flag of Spain.svg Isaías Adelaide United
MF Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Nabbout Newcastle Jets
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Thomas Deng (U23) Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Daniel Arzani (U23) Melbourne City

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Graham Arnold, Sydney FC

2018–19

[31]

GK Flag of Poland.svg Filip Kurto Wellington Phoenix
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhyan Grant Sydney FC
CB Flag of the Netherlands.svg Bart Schenkeveld Melbourne City
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Shane Lowry Perth Glory
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Davidson Perth Glory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Neil Kilkenny Perth Glory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brandon O'Neill Sydney FC
MF Flag of Spain.svg Diego Castro (c) Perth Glory
RW Flag of Fiji.svg Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chris Ikonomidis Perth Glory
FW Flag of Sweden.svg Ola Toivonen Melbourne Victory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Liam Reddy Perth Glory
CB Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jakobsen Adelaide United
MF Flag of Spain.svg Isaías Adelaide United
MF Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
FW Flag of England.svg Adam Le Fondre Sydney FC

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Popovic, Perth Glory

2019–20

[32]

GK Flag of England.svg Jamie Young Brisbane Roar
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhyan Grant Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Wilkinson Sydney FC
CB Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jakobsen Adelaide United
LB Flag of New Zealand.svg Liberato Cacace Wellington Phoenix
MF Flag of Mexico.svg Ulises Dávila Wellington Phoenix
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Brattan Sydney FC
MF Flag of Italy.svg Alessandro Diamanti Western United
RW Flag of Kosovo.svg Besart Berisha Western United
LW Flag of England.svg Adam Le Fondre Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jamie Maclaren (c) Melbourne City

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Izzo Adelaide United
CB Flag of England.svg Steven Taylor Wellington Phoenix
MF Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Riley McGree Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mitchell Duke Western Sydney Wanderers

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ufuk Talay, Wellington Phoenix

2020–21

[33]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adam Federici Macarthur FC
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhyan Grant Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ruon Tongyik Central Coast Mariners
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Curtis Good Melbourne City
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Jamieson Melbourne City
MF Flag of Mexico.svg Ulises Dávila Wellington Phoenix
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Oliver Bozanic Central Coast Mariners
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Connor Metcalfe Melbourne City
RW Flag of England.svg Matt Derbyshire Macarthur FC
LW Flag of England.svg Craig Noone Melbourne City
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jamie Maclaren (c) Melbourne City

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Birighitti Central Coast Mariners
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ryan McGowan Sydney FC
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ryan Strain Adelaide United
MF Flag of Serbia.svg Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
MF Flag of Ireland.svg Jay O'Shea Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Brattan Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt Simon Central Coast Mariners

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Patrick Kisnorbo, Melbourne City

2021–22

[34]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Birighitti Central Coast Mariners
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Geria Melbourne Victory
CB Flag of Switzerland.svg Léo Lacroix Western United
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Curtis Good Melbourne City
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Davidson Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of France.svg Florin Berenguer Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Brillante (c) Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jake Brimmer Melbourne Victory
RW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nick D'Agostino Melbourne Victory
LW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Craig Goodwin Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City

Substitutes:

GK Flag of England.svg Jamie Young Western United
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ben Garuccio Western United
RB Flag of Spain.svg Javi López Adelaide United
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Connor Metcalfe Melbourne City
MF Flag of Mexico.svg Ulises Dávila Macarthur FC
MF Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Penha Newcastle Jets
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Neil Kilkenny Western United

Manager: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Popovic, Melbourne Victory

A-League Women Team of the Season

2016–17

[35]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lydia Williams Melbourne City
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steph Catley Melbourne City
DF Flag of Japan.svg Yukari Kinga Canberra United
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alanna Kennedy Sydney FC
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Polkinghorne Brisbane Roar
DF Flag of the United States.svg Megan Oyster Newcastle Jets
MF Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Jess Fishlock Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Katrina Gorry Brisbane Roar
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sam Kerr (captain) Perth Glory
FW Flag of England.svg Natasha Dowie Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ashleigh Sykes Canberra United

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jada Whyman Western Sydney Wanderers
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kim Carroll Perth Glory
MF Flag of the United States.svg Christine Nairn Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adriana Jones Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Chidiac Adelaide United

Referee: Kate Jacewicz

2017–18

[36]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mackenzie Arnold Brisbane Roar
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steph Catley Melbourne City
DF Flag of the United States.svg Lauren Barnes Melbourne City
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Polkinghorne (captain) Brisbane Roar
DF Flag of the United States.svg Carson Pickett Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Katrina Gorry Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Jess Fishlock Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Emily van Egmond Newcastle Jets
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Caitlin Foord Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sam Kerr Perth Glory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Hayley Raso Brisbane Roar

Substitutes:

GK Flag of the United States.svg Aubrey Bledsoe Sydney FC
DF Flag of the United States.svg Emily Sonnett Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chloe Logarzo Sydney FC
FW Flag of the United States.svg Rachel Hill Perth Glory
FW Flag of the United States.svg Katie Stengel Newcastle Jets

2018–19

[37]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eliza Campbell Perth Glory
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steph Catley Melbourne City
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alanna Kennedy Sydney FC
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Polkinghorne Brisbane Roar
DF Flag of the United States.svg Katie Naughton Perth Glory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Caitlin Foord Sydney FC
MF Flag of the United States.svg Nikki Stanton Perth Glory
MF Flag of the United States.svg Christine Nairn Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of the United States.svg Rachel Hill Perth Glory
FW Flag of Japan.svg Yuki Nagasato Brisbane Roar
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sam Kerr (captain) Perth Glory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sarah Willacy Adelaide United
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jenna McCormick Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of the United States.svg Danielle Colaprico Sydney FC
FW Flag of the United States.svg Veronica Latsko Adelaide United

Coach: Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Jeff Hopkins, Melbourne Victory

2019–20

[38]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Dumont Melbourne Victory
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ellie Carpenter (captain) Melbourne City
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Polkinghorne Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of New Zealand.svg Rebekah Stott Melbourne City
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steph Catley Melbourne City
MF Flag of the United States.svg Darian Jenkins Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Aivi Luik Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Emily van Egmond Melbourne City
MF Flag of the United States.svg Kristen Hamilton Western Sydney Wanderers
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kyah Simon Melbourne City
FW Flag of England.svg Natasha Dowie Melbourne Victory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sarah Willacy Adelaide United
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Angela Beard Melbourne Victory
MF Flag of the United States.svg Morgan Andrews Perth Glory
FW Flag of the United States.svg Mallory Weber Adelaide United
FW Flag of the United States.svg Lynn Williams Western Sydney Wanderers

Coach: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rado Vidosic, Melbourne City

2020–21

[39]

GK Flag of Argentina.svg Gaby Garton Melbourne Victory
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Angela Beard Melbourne Victory
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Polkinghorne Brisbane Roar
CB Flag of the United States.svg Kayla Morrison Melbourne Victory
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jamilla Rankin Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Teresa Polias Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tameka Yallop Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kyra Cooney-Cross (captain) Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Emily Gielnik Brisbane Roar
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michelle Heyman Canberra United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lisa De Vanna Melbourne Victory

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Teagan Micah Melbourne City
DF Flag of the United States.svg Kendall Fletcher Canberra United
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Cortnee Vine Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Wheeler Sydney FC
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melina Ayres Melbourne Victory

Coach: Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Jeff Hopkins, Melbourne Victory

2021–22

[40]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jada Whyman Sydney FC
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Cortnee Vine (captain) Sydney FC
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kaitlyn Torpey Melbourne City
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Winonah Heatley Sydney FC
LB Flag of New Zealand.svg Ally Green Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mackenzie Hawkesby Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Natalie Tobin Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rhianna Pollicina Melbourne City
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alex Chidiac Melbourne Victory
FW Flag of England.svg Fiona Worts Adelaide United
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Holly McNamara Melbourne City

Substitutes:

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melissa Barbieri Melbourne City
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clare Hunt Western Sydney Wanderers
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Katrina Gorry Brisbane Roar
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rachel Lowe Sydney FC
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Taylor Ray Sydney FC
FW Flag of New Zealand.svg Hannah Wilkinson Melbourne City

Coach: Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adrian Stenta, Adelaide United

A-League Team of the Decade

The Team of the Decade covers the first ten seasons of the A-League. i.e. 2005–06 to 2014–15. [41]

GK Flag of Australia (converted).svg Eugene Galeković
RB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ivan Franjić
CB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kevin Muscat
CB Flag of the Netherlands.svg Patrick Zwaanswijk
LB Flag of Australia (converted).svg Cássio
MF Flag of Germany.svg Thomas Broich
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matt McKay
MF Flag of Costa Rica.svg Carlos Hernández
FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Archie Thompson
FW Flag of Kosovo.svg Besart Berisha
FW Flag of New Zealand.svg Shane Smeltz
Substitutes
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DF Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Adama Traoré
DF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Milligan
MF Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steve Corica
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