2008/2009 A-League awards announced

The A-League held its 2008/2009 awards night on Monday night.

The A-League held its 2008/2009 awards night on Monday night.

Shane Smeltz and Adelaide United figured heavily amongst the awards and a new award was given for the first time, the Foreign Player of the Year.

The results are as follows:
Player of the Year (Johnny Warren Medal)
1st – Shane Smeltz (Wellington Phoenix)
2nd – Charlie Miller (Queensland Roar)
3rd – Travis Dodd (Adelaide United)

Golden Boot
Shane Smeltz (Wellington Phoenix, 12 goals)

Goal of the Year
Shane Smeltz (Wellington Phoenix, Rd. 13 vs Melbourne Victory)

Foreign Player of the Year
Charlie Miller (Queensland Roar)

Rising Star
Scott Jamieson (Adelaide United)

Goalkeeper of the Year
Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United)

Coach of the Year
Aurelio Vidmar (Adelaide United)

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