In a season of stand-out performers, it feels almost unfair that only one will hold the Barry Butler Memorial Trophy aloft at the end of the season.
With every fixture that gets ticked off, there's an increasing feeling that Norwich City are about to approach the home straight of this nine-month marathon.
Steve Sanders, from the excellent Twitter account @NCFCnumbers, comes up trumps ahead of the weekend's East Anglian derby...
The fine unbeaten away run helping to keep Norwich City's promotion hopes on track is moving into record breaking realms.
Boxing Day has had mixed reviews for Norwich City.
Context is everything in football. Two years ago Norwich City had been top of the table and clearly among the promotion pace-setters under Alex Neil - but all was not well, a feeling of unease undermined a very positive start to the season.
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