unsung hero

unsung hero

Fig. a hero who has gotten no praise or recognition. The time has come to recognize all the unsung heroes of the battle for low-cost housing.
See also: hero
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I WAS thrilled to see Tranmere's programme editor Tony Coombes take the Unsung Hero award at the North West Football Awards this week.
I watch it and I think it's important to nominate who you think is an unsung hero.
AWARDS 2015 Everybody knows an unsung hero and we are preparing to honour them in style.
Hotelier Middle East Awards judges broke all the rules when it came to naming the winner and runners up of the Unsung Hero of the Year category.
The car dealers are sponsoring the Unsung Hero Award for ordinary Scots who have achieved the extraordinary.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer of Empower, the district cooling services provider, received the Unsung Hero Award at the annual International District Energy Association (IDEA) Conference and Trade Show in Seattle.
EVERYBODY knows an unsung hero and we here at the Irish Mirror are preparing to honour them in style.
While the unsung hero is performing random acts of kindness, onlookers can be seen shaking head or showing disagreement to the man's actions.
A BIRMINGHAM teacher has been named an unsung hero of the community for her dedication to pupils.
The awards are backed by 2012 Unsung Hero Dr Kate Granger, 31.
On a night when league champions The New Saints completed a clean sweep of the major footballing awards, Jones picked up the Unsung Hero award as a reward for his many years of covering club football in North Wales and more recently giving a regular platform to women's football.
At the other end of the scale Rhondda's Gareth Hughes received the Unsung Hero Award for his work encouraging children to take up the game.
But we need help in finding them and that's why I'm asking anyone who knows an unsung hero or heroine to nominate them.
Now in its eighth year, the BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award recognises and rewards outstanding contribution by individuals at the grassroots level of local sport, who give up their time on a voluntary basis so that sport can be played and enjoyed by people throughout the UK.
A DEDICATED cyclist has been named BBC North East and Cumbria Sports Unsung Hero for 2010.