The Cambridge United stadium manager and head groundsman, who has been at the Abbey for 36 years, is up for the Unsung Hero of the Year prize at the Institute of Groundsmanship Awards.
Darler, who has also been the U's matchday safety officer on a voluntary basis for the best part of three decades, has no idea who nominated him for the gong, which sees him up against Adam Witchell from Wiltshire's Beversbrook Sports Facility.
Read more: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Cambridge-United-groundsman-Ian-Darler-awards/story-28073305-detail/story.html#ixzz3pzC9n3vY
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