Goalkeeper David James receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

PUBLISHED: 15:56 25 October 2012

David James

David James

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PROUD ex-England goalkeeper David James was presented with his MBE today (Thursday).

The 42-year-old FA and League Cup winning former Sir Frederic Osborn School pupil, who is from WGC, was awarded the gong for services to football and charity, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Bournemouth stopper James, who has played for a host of clubs including Liverpool, Man City, West Ham and Portsmouth, was awarded the gong by the Prince of Wales on Thursday.

He was also capped 53 times for his country.

On his visit to Buckingham Palace he tweeted: “Receiving my MBE today was one of the proudest moments in my life.

“HRH Prince Charles is so warm.

“Congratulations to all involved today.”

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