As another year draws to a close, I once again appeal to those responsible to consider awarding one of Northern Ireland's finest sportsmen the honour he so richly deserves.
This year a testimonial for Jimmy McIlroy has been organised by Burnley FC. And throughout the football world, tributes have poured. Something must be done on a national basis to recognise Jimmy's contribution to football - and this should begin in his homeland.
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