Here’s a look back at the previous winners
Larissa Crummer (Melbourne City) 2015/16 Season
A standout winner following a prolific W-League season for champions City, where she scored 11 goals.
Jamie Maclaren (Brisbane Roar) 2015/16 Season
A breakout season for Maclaren where he scored 20 goals, the most ever by an Australian in a Hyundai A-League campaign.
James Jeggo (Adelaide United) 2014/15 Season
Went to a new level under coach Josep Gombau as the Reds fell just one game short of the Grand Final.
Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets) 2013/14 Season
Won the Hyundai A-League’s golden boot that season with 16 goals as well as NAB Young Footballer.
Marco Rojas (Melbourne Victory) 2012/13 Season
Capped a remarkable season – which included 15 goals – by not only winning the NAB Young Footballer of the Year but also the Johnny Warren Medal.
Mat Ryan (Central Coast Mariners) 2011/12 Season
And the gloveman backed it up again 12 months later as the Mariners secured the Premiers’ Plate.
Mat Ryan (Central Coast Mariners) 2010/11 Season
In his first season in the Hyundai A-League, Ryan kept 11 clean sheets to help the Mariners make the grand final. And the rest is history for the current Caltex Socceroos no. 1.
Tommy Oar (Brisbane Roar) 2009/10 Season
After a sensational season for the 18-year-old as he mesmerised defences with his exploits down the left win, he was recognised with the award.