Nathaniel Edwin Clyne is an English footballer who plays for Southampton as a defender. lyne made his debut for Crystal Palace in a league fixture on 18 October 2008 against Barnsley. He signed a three-year contract with Palace on 20 October 2008. In February 2010 he was offered a move to Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers, but rejected it without even entering talks with manager Mick McCarthy. In the 2010–11 season, Clyne was the youngest player in the Football League to play every single game of that campaign, and won the Crystal Palace's Player of the Year award. On 19 July 2012, Clyne signed a 4-year deal with newly-promoted Premier League side Southampton. He made his debut on 19 August 2012, in a 3-2 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. He made his home debut on 25 August in a 2-0 defeat to Wigan Athletic. He scored his first goal for the club on 22 September 2012, in a 4-1 win at home against Aston Villa. He has won the 'Young Player of the Year' award on three occasions and 'Player of the month' during the October 2011 Championship.