A-League Honours Board

Since its inception in 2005, the A-League Premiers have been decided by the team in first place on the ladder at the end of the regular season, and the Champions decided by the winners of a one-off Grand Final. 

A-LEAGUE PREMIERS

Season:

Premiers:

Games played:

2005-06

Adelaide United

21

2006-07

Melbourne Victory

21

2007-08

Central Coast Mariners

21

2008-09

Melbourne Victory

21

2009-10

Sydney FC

27

2010-11

Brisbane Roar

30

2011-12

Central Coast Mariners

27

2012-13

Western Sydney Wanderers

27

2013-14

Brisbane Roar

27

2014-15

Melbourne Victory

27

2015-16

Adelaide United

27

2016-17

Sydney FC

27

2017-18

Sydney FC

27

2018-19

Perth Glory

27

2019-20

Sydney FC

26

2020-21

Melbourne City

26

 

Melbourne City FC claim A-League 2020/21 Premiership
Melbourne City FC - Premiers of the A-League 2020/21 Season

A-LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Season:

Champions:

Runners-up:

Score:

2005-06

Sydney FC

Central Coast Mariners

1-0

2006-07

Melbourne Victory

Adelaide United

6-0

2007-08

Newcastle Jets

Central Coast Mariners

1-0

2008-09

Melbourne Victory

Adelaide United

1-0

2009-10

Sydney FC

Melbourne Victory

1-1 (4-2 on penalties)

2010-11

Brisbane Roar

Central Coast Mariners

2-2 (4-2 on penalties)

2011-12

Brisbane Roar

Perth Glory

2-1

2012-13

Central Coast Mariners

Western Sydney Wanderers

2-0

2013-14

Brisbane Roar

Western Sydney Wanderers

2-1 a.e.t

2014-15

Melbourne Victory

Sydney FC

3-0

2015-16

Adelaide United

Western Sydney Wanderers

3-1

2016-17

Sydney FC

Melbourne Victory

1-1 (4-2 on penalties)

2017-18

Melbourne Victory

Newcastle Jets

1-0

2018-19

Sydney FC

Perth Glory

0-0 (4-1 on penalties)

2019-20

Sydney FC

Melbourne City

1-0 a.e.t

2020-21

Melbourne City FC

Sydney FC

3-1

Melbourne City 2021 Champions
Melbourne City lift the A-League 2020/21 Championship

JOE MARSTON MEDALIST (Best player in the Grand Final)

Grand Final:

Joe Marston Medallist:

Team:

2005-06

Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke

Sydney FC

2006-07

Australia Archie Thompson

Melbourne Victory

2007-08

Australia Andrew Durante

Newcastle Jets

2008-09

Australia Tom Pondeljak

Melbourne Victory

2009-10

Australia Simon Colosimo

Sydney FC

2010-11

Australia Mathew Ryan

Central Coast Mariners

2011-12

Australia Jacob Burns

Perth Glory

2012-13

Australia Daniel McBreen

Central Coast Mariners

2013-14

Germany Thomas Broich & Italy Iacopo La Rocca

Brisbane Roar & Western Sydney Wanderers

2014-15

Australia Mark Milligan

Melbourne Victory

2015-16

Spain Isaías

Adelaide United

2016-17

North Macedonia Daniel Georgievski

Melbourne Victory

2017-18

Australia Lawrence Thomas

Melbourne Victory

2018-19

Serbia Miloš Ninković

Sydney FC

2019-20

Australia Rhyan Grant

Sydney FC

2020-21 Australia Nathaniel Atkinson Melbourne City

See a full list of Joe Marston Medal Winners (NSL & A-League)

Nathaniel Atkinson - the 2021 Joe Marston Medalist
Nathaniel Atkinson - the 2021 Joe Marston Medalist

JOHNNY WARREN MEDALLIST (Best player during the regular season)

Season: Player: Club:
2005–06 Australia Bobby Despotovski Perth Glory
2006–07 Australia Nick Carle Newcastle Jets
2007–08 Australia Joel Griffiths Newcastle Jets
2008–09 New Zealand Shane Smeltz Wellington Phoenix
2009–10 Costa Rica Carlos Hernández Melbourne Victory
2010–11 Argentina Marcos Flores Adelaide United
2011–12 Germany Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
2012–13 New Zealand Marco Rojas Melbourne Victory
2013–14 Germany Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
2014–15 Australia Nathan Burns Wellington Phoenix
2015–16 Spain Diego Castro Perth Glory
2016–17 Serbia Miloš Ninković Sydney FC
2017–18 Poland Adrian Mierzejewski Sydney FC
2018–19 Fiji Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix
2019–20 Italy Alessandro Diamanti Western United
2020-21

Serbia Miloš Ninković

Mexico Ulises Dávila

Sydney FC

Wellington Phoenix

See a full list of Johnny Warren Medal Winners (NSL & A-League)

Alessandro Diamanti claimed the 2019/20 Johnny Warren Medal
Alessandro Diamanti claimed the 2019/20 Johnny Warren Medal

A-LEAGUE GOLDEN BOOT (Most goals during the regular season)

Season: Player/s: Club: Goals:
2005–06 Australia Alex Brosque
Australia Bobby Despotovski
Scotland Stewart Petrie
Australia Archie Thompson
Brisbane Roar
Perth Glory
Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne Victory
8 goals
2006–07 Australia Daniel Allsopp Melbourne Victory 11 goals
2007–08 Australia Joel Griffiths Newcastle Jets 12 goals
2008–09 New Zealand Shane Smeltz Wellington Phoenix 12 goals
2009–10 New Zealand Shane Smeltz Gold Coast United 19 goals
2010–11 Indonesia Sergio van Dijk Adelaide United 16 goals
2011–12 Albania Besart Berisha Brisbane Roar 19 goals
2012–13 Australia Daniel McBreen Central Coast Mariners 17 goals
2013–14 Australia Adam Taggart Newcastle Jets 16 goals
2014–15 Austria Marc Janko Sydney FC 16 goals
2015–16 Uruguay Bruno Fornaroli Melbourne City 23 goals
2016–17 Kosovo Besart Berisha
Australia Jamie Maclaren
Melbourne Victory
Brisbane Roar
19 goals
2017–18 Brazil Bobô Sydney FC 27 goals
2018–19 Fiji Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix 18 goals
2019–20 Australia Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 22 goals
2020-21 Australia Jamie Maclaren Melbourne City 25 goals
Besart Berisha is the highest goalscorer in A-League history
Besart Berisha is the highest goalscorer in A-League history

A-LEAGUE GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR

Year Player Club
2005–06 Australia Clint Bolton Sydney FC
2006–07 Australia Michael Theoklitos Melbourne Victory
2007–08 Australia Michael Theoklitos Melbourne Victory
2008–09 Australia Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
2009–10 Australia Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
2010–11 Australia Michael Theoklitos Brisbane Roar
2011–12 Australia Mathew Ryan Central Coast Mariners
2012–13 Australia Ante Covic Western Sydney Wanderers
2013–14 Australia Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
2014–15 Australia Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
2015–16 Denmark Thomas Sørensen Melbourne City
2016–17 Australia Danny Vukovic Sydney FC
2017–18 England Jamie Young Brisbane Roar
2018–19 Poland Filip Kurto Wellington Phoenix
2019–20 Australia Andrew Redmayne Sydney FC
2020-21

Australia Andrew Redmayne

Australia Mark Birighitti

Sydney FC

Central Coast Mariners

Eugene Galekovic has won the A-League Goalkeeper of the Year four times - the most out of any player
Eugene Galekovic has won the A-League Goalkeeper of the Year four times - the most out of any player

A-LEAGUE YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR (Under 23)

Season: Player: Club:
2005–06 Australia Nick Ward Perth Glory
2006–07 Australia Adrian Leijer Melbourne Victory
2007–08 Australia Bruce Djite Adelaide United
2008–09 Australia Scott Jamieson Adelaide United
2009–10 Australia Tommy Oar Brisbane Roar
2010–11 Australia Mathew Ryan Central Coast Mariners
2011–12 Australia Mathew Ryan Central Coast Mariners
2012–13 New Zealand Marco Rojas Melbourne Victory
2013–14 Australia Adam Taggart Newcastle Jets
2014–15 Australia James Jeggo Adelaide United
2015–16 Australia Jamie Maclaren Brisbane Roar
2016–17 Australia Jamie Maclaren Brisbane Roar
2017–18 Australia Daniel Arzani Melbourne City
2018–19 Australia Chris Ikonomidis Perth Glory
2019–20 Australia Riley McGree Adelaide United
2020-21 Australia Joel King Sydney FC
Joel King - Winner of the 2020/21 A-League Young Player of the Year
Joel King - Winner of the 2020/21 A-League Young Player of the Year

A-LEAGUE COACH OF THE YEAR

Season: Coach: Club:
2005–06 Scotland Lawrie McKinna Central Coast Mariners
2006–07 Scotland Ernie Merrick Melbourne Victory
2007–08 Australia Gary van Egmond Newcastle Jets
2008–09 Australia Aurelio Vidmar Adelaide United
2009–10 Scotland Ernie Merrick Melbourne Victory
2010–11 Australia Ange Postecoglou Brisbane Roar
2011–12 Australia Graham Arnold Central Coast Mariners
2012–13 Australia Tony Popovic Western Sydney Wanderers
2013–14 England Mike Mulvey Brisbane Roar
2014–15 Australia Kevin Muscat Melbourne Victory
2015–16 Spain Guillermo Amor Adelaide United
2016–17 Australia Graham Arnold Sydney FC
2017–18 Australia Graham Arnold Sydney FC
2018–19 Australia Tony Popovic Perth Glory
2019–20 France Erick Mombaerts Melbourne City
2020-21 Australia Patrick Kisnorbo Melbourne City
Graham Arnold - a three-time winner (and most of anyone) of the A-League Coach of the Year award
Graham Arnold - a three-time winner (and most of anyone) of the A-League Coach of the Year award