Keeper: Danny Vukovic (Sydney FC) – Another sensational month from the in-form Sky Blues custodian. Kept another two clean sheets from four games and been a rock of consistency for the unbeaten Sky Blues.
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Defence: Robbie Cornthwaite (Wanderers) – No surprise Western Sydney’s up-turn in form has coincided with Cornthwaite’s return to the starting XI. Is enjoying a resurgence as Wanderers chase a top six berth.
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Jade North (Roar) – Along with central defensive partner Luke DeVere, ‘Jado’ is a big reason why Roar is looking good for a top four spot. Leads by example and rarely makes a mistake.
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Andrew Durante (Phoenix) – The Nix skipper has gone to another level since new coaches Buckingham and Greenacre took over. Just edged Alex Wilkinson for this spot.
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Midfield: Brandon O'Neill (Sydney FC) – Emerging into one of the premier central midfielders in the Hyundai A-League. Skilful, composed and bullish in the tackle, @brannerz15 has it all.
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Carl Valeri (Victory) – Doesn’t generate the headlines of some of his more illustrious team-mates but probably no better performer for the Big V in January. The skipper prides himself on protecting his back four and his drive from the middle of the park is a factor in Victory’s position on the ladder.
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Playmaker: Nico Martinez (Wanderers) – Simply demands selection after another eye-catching month for the red and black. Goals, assists and so many highlights, no wonder he says he’s loving life in Western Sydney. And we love watching him do his thing.
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Forwards: Marco Rojas (Victory) – The pint-sized winger just keeps delivering for Victory. If he’s not scoring goals, there’s a good chance the ‘Kiwi Messi’ is setting them up. Is he in line for another Johnny Warren Medal?
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James Troisi (Victory) – Demands selection in this team. Troisi was been at his scary best in January with a number of cracking strikes and assists for Rojas and Co. Looking good for a Caltex Socceroos recall for March’s qualifiers.
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Andrew Nabbout (Jets) – Four goals in five games in January means we simply couldn’t leave this high-flying Jet out. Nabbout is the “go-to” man in Newcastle right now and why they are looking good to break their seven-year finals drought.
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Diego Castro (Glory) – It’s no coincidence Glory’s recent resurgence mirrors the Spaniard's rich vein of form. Technically brilliant and over his injury troubles, Castro is showing the form that thrills the fans…and his coach Kenny Lowe.
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Manager of the month: Graham Arnold (Sydney FC) – Another exceptional month for the Sky Blues boss as his side won three out of four (with one draw), including that epic fightback in the Big Blue on Australia Day. Has kept his side hungry and focused as they continue to strive for an unbeaten season.