Carlo Nash in action (Image: Reuters)
It’s been a dismal season for Norwich City. Winners of only three of their last 23 Premier League games, the Canaries are mired in the relegation zone. And with only Chelsea and Arsenal left to play, chances are they’ll be playing their football in the Championship next year.
As is often the case with clubs struggling for survival, this has made Norwich’s “Player of the Season” race quite an awkward one.
Apparently disgruntled by the performances from all of their first-team players, thousands of Norwich fans have moved to sabotage the award by voting for Carlo Nash, the Canaries’ 40-year-old, third-choice goalkeeper who hasn’t made one appearance all season!
After being made aware of this campaign, and the prospect that he might actually win it, Nash offered the club a way out of a possibly highly embarrassing awards ceremony:
— Carlo Nash (@carlonash1973)March 28, 2014
Still, the question would remain: who has really earned it, then?
Our suggestion? Take a page out of Queens Park Rangers’s book from last season:
— QPR FC (@OfficialQPR)May 12, 2013