MELBOURNE: Thursday, 2 November 2017

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) is pleased to announce the nominees for the PFA A-League Player of the Month for October.

Proudly supported by major partner LUCRF Super, Travellers Choice and Victoria University, the nominees for the first month of the season are:

>> Bart Schenkeveld, Melbourne City FC
>> Roy O’Donovan, Newcastle Jets
>> Johan Absalonsen, Adelaide United
>> Michael Jakobsen, Melbourne City FC
>> Oriol Riera, Western Sydney Wanderers FC

Melbourne City’s perfect start to the season has been recognised with two players among the five nominees while the competition’s top scorer Roy O’Donovan has been nominated for his lethal form with five goals in the opening month.

PFA President, Alex Wilkinson paid tribute to all of the nominees great early season form.

“All five have been instrumental for their clubs so far this season and deserve recognition for their great form,” said Wilkinson.