Norwich City striker up for individual award

Kyle Lafferty is in the running for Northern Ireland's player of the year.

Kyle Lafferty is in the running for Northern Ireland's player of the year. - Credit: PA

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty is in the running to be crowned Northern Ireland's player of the year.

Northern Ireland have enjoyed a year to remember culminating in Michael O'Neill's men qualifying for the Euro 2016 in France next summer.

Lafferty's seven goals were crucial to their success and the Canaries frontman has been shortlisted for the individual award.

Lafferty, who could move from Carrow Road in January due to a lack of first action, is up against Steven Davis, Gareth McAuley and Stuart Dallas.

Fans are being asked to decide on the award by voting at vauxhallfootball.co.uk – entries close at midnight on December 31.

The winner will be announced in March when the team start their preparations for next summer's tournament.