A-League Women Fan Player of the Month March 2024 Nominees Announced

March Nominees for Liberty A-League Fan Player of the Month

The nominees for the March Fan Player of the Month award in the Liberty A-League have been revealed! This season, fans have the opportunity to vote for their favorite player each month from a shortlist of 10 competitors.

The goalkeeping talent has shined brightly in the early months of the season, with Rylee Foster of Wellington Phoenix securing the award for October/November and December. Following in her footsteps were Hillary Beall from Western United in January and Izzy Nino from Newcastle Jets in February.

These 10 nominees are chosen based on their performances in the Opta Index, with the top 10 highest-scoring players making the list each month. Will a goalkeeper claim the award for the third consecutive month in March? The fans have the power to decide by voting through the A-League’s social media platforms.

Let’s take a look at the March nominees:

– Courtney Newbon from Melbourne Victory comes in 10th place with a focus on her goalkeeping prowess.
– Michaela Robertson of Wellington Phoenix secures the 9th spot with significant contributions in attack.
– Mariana Speckmaier, also from Wellington Phoenix, lands in 8th place for her forward play.
– Sophie Harding of Western Sydney Wanderers takes the 7th spot, showcasing both goals and assists.
– Chloe Lincoln from Canberra United is in 6th place, displaying solid goalkeeping skills.
– Michelle Heyman of Canberra United secures the 5th spot with an impressive goal-scoring record.
– Casey Dumont from Central Coast Mariners occupies the 4th position with her goalkeeping expertise.
– Cortnee Vine of Sydney FC is in 3rd place, contributing to both goals and assists.
– Hannah Keane from Western United lands in 2nd place with her goal-scoring abilities.
– And in 1st place is Melina Ayres from Newcastle Jets, who has been in fine form in front of goal.

The Opta Index plays a crucial role in determining the nominees, focusing on various aspects of a player’s performance such as shooting, passing, and defending. The index score is a result of combining these subcomponents to create an overall rating for each player, developed by Opta’s team of data scientists and Data Editorial team.

With the nominees announced, it’s now up to the fans to cast their votes and choose the deserving winner for the March Fan Player of the Month award in the Liberty A-League.

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