This season, we’ve had 25 weeks of fantastic A-League football, and 25 Team of the Week selections. Now, we have our first-annual Team of the Season. Throughout the season, 142 different players have been selected in the Team of the Week, earning themselves either 1 point for a TOTW start or 0.5 points for a bench appearance. So, we’ve totted up the points and have a squad of the best defenders, midfielders, strikers and goalkeepers (and one manager) from the entire 25 weeks of A-League action, representing eight of the ten clubs.
And, yes, we realise some players there are fielded in an un-natural position. We simply were choosing the best four defenders, the best four midfielders and the best two strikers – whether they prefer to play in the middle or out wide wasn’t a concern.
So, without further ado, here is our 2011/12 Ultimate A-League Team of the Season: