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Which footballers have an MBE?

Which footballers have an MBE?

List of recipients

Name Year of award Award
Rachel Yankey 2014-Jan OBE
Gianfranco Zola 2004 OBE (honorary)
Tony Adams 1999-Jun MBE
Ivor Allchurch 1966-Jan MBE

Is Pele knighted?

Football figures who have been knighted When? Interestingly, Brazil’s three-time World Cup winner Pele was given an honorary knighthood in 1997, but he strictly cannot use the title Sir until he becomes a British citizen – at which point the honorary knighthood would then become a substantive knighthood.

Who was the first footballer to be knighted?

Who is the first and only English footballer to be knighted whilst still playing? Sir Stanley Matthews (1 February 1915 – 23 February 2000) was an English footballer.

Is Frank Lampard knighted?

Notable famous former footballers with British honours Here are some recent former footballers who received British honours: Alan Shearer* CBE (Gazette issue 61608) Frank Lampard OBE (Gazette issue 61256) Rachel Yankey OBE (Gazette issue 57855)

What’s the difference between OBE and MBE?

An OBE is given for an “outstanding achievement or service to the community. This will have had a long-term, significant impact and stand out as an example to others”. An MBE is awarded for having a “major local role in any activity, including people whose work has made them known nationally in their chosen area”.

Why did Stephen Hawking decline a knighthood?

Stephen Hawking CH CBE, physicist, reportedly turned down a knighthood because he “does not like titles.” Bill Hayden, Governor-General of Australia. Patrick Heron, artist, declined a knighthood allegedly over the education policy of the government in the 1980s.

Has David Beckham received a knighthood?

David Beckham snubbed for knighthood again despite green light from tax man. England footballing legend David Beckham has been passed over for a knighthood on the latest New Year’s Honours list – despite receiving an all-clear over financial issues which had threatened to ruin his chances of the honour.

Is Sir Alex Ferguson a knight?

Ferguson was named the Premier League Manager of the Year on 11 occasions. He released volumes of autobiography in 1999 and 2013. He was made Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 1995 and was knighted in 1999.

When was the NFL Draft in 2008?

The 2008 NFL Draft was the 73rd annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible American football players. The draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, on April 26 and April 27, 2008.

What draft picks did the Buffalo Bills trade in 2008?

Mar 1, 2008: Bills traded 2008 3rd round pick (71st overall subsequently traded, Tavares Gooden) and 2008 5th round pick (143rd overall subsequently traded, Orlando Scandrick) to Jaguars for Marcus Stroud

Who are some famous people in the UK with MBE?

Joan Asby, MBE, For serv commty Development in West Wales. Prof Deborah Ashby, Prof of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials, Imperial College, London. For serv Medicine. Diana Athill, Literary Editor and Author. For serv Literature. Sarah Ayton, MBE, Sailor. For serv Sport. David Bailey, Formerly Tax Insp, HM Revenue and Customs.

What draft picks did the Jets trade in 2008?

Feb 29, 2008: Jets traded 2008 3rd round pick (67th overall, Charles Godfrey) and 2008 5th round pick (141st overall, Gary Barnidge) to Panthers for Kris Jenkins Feb 29, 2008: Dolphins traded 2008 6th round pick (167th overall, Erik Walden) to Cowboys for Jason Ferguson and 2008 6th round pick (195th overall, Donald Thomas)

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