AAMI Park, Victory fans A-League's best

AAMI Park and Melbourne Victory fans were lauded by the Professional Footballers Australia in their seasonal survey.

The ground, which hosted the A-League grand final for the first time in 2015, was again voted the league's best.

The pitch was ahead of Perth Glory's nib Stadium, while Hunter Stadium was again bottom.

It marked the third time in four seasons AAMI Park has been named the best.

The visiting captain or a player voted after each match, with criteria rated out of five.

Pitch rating
AAMI Park 4.30 (City up from 3.8, Victory up from 3.94)
nib Stadium 4.04 (up from 3.81)
Etihad Stadium 3.90 (up from 3.8)
Coopers Stadium 3.85 (same as last season)
Allianz Stadium 3.83 (up from 3.14)
Central Coast Stadium 3.73 (down from 3.92)
A-League average 3.72
Westpac Stadium 3.66 (down from 3.80)
Pirtek Stadium 3.53 (down from 3.77)
Suncorp Stadium 3.03 (down from 3.25)
Hunter Stadium 2.75 (up from 2.64)

The A-League champions' fans also received praise, with players voting on atmosphere.

Victory edged out Western Sydney Wanderers in the atmosphere stakes.

And there was more bad news for Newcastle.

Atmosphere rating
AAMI Park (Victory) 4.70 (up from 4.13)
Etihad Stadium (Victory) 4.50 (up from 4.00)
Pirtek Stadium 4.23 (down from 4.92)
Coopers Stadium 3.88 (same as last season)
Allianz Stadium 3.67 (up from 3.61)
A-League average 3.42
AAMI Park (City) 3.30 (up from 3.15)
nib Stadium 3.29 (up from 3.23)
Westpac Stadium 2.64 (up from 2.25)
Suncorp Stadium 2.59 (down from 3.64)
Central Coast Stadium 2.33 (down from 3.04)
Hunter Stadium 2.00 (down from 2.75)