Now that the 2013-14 Premier League season has come to a close, we reach that time of the reflection once again where the stars of the campaign are heralded for their efforts, celebrated in varying capacities.
But what of those who did the opposite in failing to live up to expectations?
We've compiled a line-up of those least impressive performers, players who somehow played their role amongst the elite of English football and may have left a few heads scratching as to why.
With a minimum of 10 Premier League appearances required, privilege in the squad has been reserved for those with especially glorified transfer fees to have arrived over the past year, going from position to position in order to root out its most disappointing incumbent.
In order not to fill our line-up with reserve members, too, an effort has also been made to include those players with more appearances to their name when deciding between closely called selections.
It's far from easy at the top, and after this season, the following 11 players could tell you why.