Five of England’s Cricket World Cup winners – consisting of Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes – function in the Queen’s New Year Honours list, as does the Football Association’s Baroness Sue Campbell.
Captain Morgan ends up being a CBE, Stokes is appointed an OBE, and team-mates Jos Buttler and Joe Root are made MBEs. Coach Trevor Bayliss becomes an OBE.
Baroness Campbell, the FA’s director of ladies’s football, is made a dame after a landmark year of women’s sport.
Ex-cricketer Clive Lloyd is knighted
- Scotland’s Matthew selected OBE
- Wales’ Jones and Dykes receive New Year honours
- Ex-Northern Ireland captain Hughes made MBE
In addition to the 4 players and coach Bayliss, England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves ends up being a CBE.
England netballers Serena Guthrie, 29, and Jo Harten, 30, become MBEs, as does Kelly Sotherton, who was retrospectively awarded a second Olympic heptathlon bronze in September.
Two-time Olympic taekwondo champ Jade Jones, 26, becomes an OBE, as do Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew and horse racing fitness instructors Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls.
And there is an MBE for ex-Southampton protector Francis Benali, who completed five Ironmans in a week in Might to raise money for charity.
Women’s sport stars honoured
Baroness Campbell ends up being a dame after England reached the Women’s World Cup semi-final in July, though their hopes of making it to the final for the very first time were rushed by ultimate champs the United States.
The 71- year-old became a Baroness in 2008 after 5 years chairing UK Sport and says the damehood is an “tremendous privilege”.
” I feel extremely grateful and it’s a reflection of all the tough work a terrible great deal of individuals have put in to females’s football and my life in sport generally,” she added.
Midfielder Jill Scott, who was part of England’s World Cup side and has 151 international caps, is made an MBE as is Gabby Logan, who provided coverage of the competition on the BBC.
Later in July, England, captained by Guthrie, reached the semi-finals of the Netball World Cup on house soil and went on to win bronze.
In May, Jones – who won Olympic taekwondo gold in 2012 and 2016 – declared her first world title in front of a house crowd in Manchester.
And in September golfer Matthew captained Europe to a sensational Solheim Cup victory versus the United States.
” It is excellent to keep women’ golf in the spotlight and this honour is not simply for me but the group,” Matthew stated of the OBE. “It is fantastic to see us identified in such an unique way.”
Former squash world champ and three-time Commonwealth Games silver medallist Laura Massaro, who announced her retirement in May, ends up being an MBE as does British Gymnastics president Jane Allen.
Honours cap outstanding year of cricket
The honours for England’s cricketers cap a year in which the side ended up being world champions with a remarkable super-over victory versus New Zealand, though they were not able to regain the Ashes in spite of Stokes’ unforgettable efforts in the third Test.
Stokes’ summer season heroics, including a man-of-the-match efficiency worldwide Cup last and an unbeaten 135 in the one-wicket 3rd Ashes Test triumph against Australia, also indicated he was voted BBC Sports Character of the Year 2019.
Wicketkeeper Buttler broke the stumps to seal England’s house World Cup win in July, before Root captained England’s Test group in the Ashes.
” I’m really happy to have actually been awarded a CBE,” said Morgan. “Winning the World Cup has actually been a dream become a reality and the honours and awards that have come since that day at Lord’s really mean a lot to everyone gotten in touch with the group.
” The occasions of that day at Lord’s were the outcome of numerous years of difficult work and dedication, and I see this honour – and the honours for my team-mates – as honours for the entire group, for everything they put into winning that competition and getting over the line.”
Root informed BBC Sport: “I am incredibly proud, privileged and humbled by this honour.
” It was a monumental summer. Everybody threw whatever into it and to come out as world champions – it’s absolutely one I’ll look back fondly on.”
Ex-West Indies captain Lloyd is not the only past cricketer to be acknowledged: West Indies opener Gordon Greenidge receives a knighthood on the overseas list and England wicketkeeper Alan Knott, who played from 1967-85, ends up being an MBE.
Ex-NI captain honoured
In football, there is an MBE for previous Northern Ireland captain Aaron Hughes, who won 112 worldwide caps before retiring in June.
Commonwealth bronze-winning hockey gamer Barry Middleton, who announced his retirement previously in 2019, and 12- time Commonwealth Games weightlifting medallist Dave Morgan become MBEs.
And previous Paralympics GB wheelchair basketballer Martin McElhatton is made an OBE, while four-time Paralympic champ runner Michael McKillop becomes an MBE.
Clive Lloyd for services to cricket
Order of the British Empire, Dame (DBE)
Sue Campbell, Football Association director of females’s football, for services to sport
Sir Michael Oswald KCVO, National Hunt racing advisor
Leaders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Colin Graves, England and Wales Cricket Board chairman, for services to cricket
Eoin Morgan, England one-day international cricket captain, for services to cricket
Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Trevor Bayliss, previous England cricket head coach, for services to cricket.
Wilma Erskine-Heggarty BEM, former club secretary Royal Portrush Golf Club, for services to tourism and to golf in Northern Ireland
Nicky Henderson, five-time British dive racing champion fitness instructor, for services to horse racing
Dr Rod Jaques, director of medical services at the English Institute of Sport, for medical services to Olympic and Paralympic sport
Jade Jones, double Olympic gold medallist, for services to taekwondo and to sport
Catriona Matthew, 2019 Solheim Cup European group captain, for services to golf
Rosemary Mayglothling, for services to rowing and gender equality in sport
Martin McElhatton, for services to impairment sport
Paul Nicholls, 11- time British dive racing champion fitness instructor, for services to the horse racing market
Ben Stokes, England all-rounder, for services to cricket
Member of the British Empire (MBE)
Jane Allen, British Gymnastics president, for services to gymnastics
Francis Benali, for services to cancer patients in the UK
Jos Buttler, England cricketer, for services to cricket
Vivien Currie, president of Hamilton Park racecourse
Capt Guy Disney, for services to horse racing to polar explorations and to veteran’s charities
Loren Dykes, for services to ladies’s football in Wales
Serena Guthrie, England netball captain, for services to netball
Lynn Hammersley, for services to gymnastics to fitness and to the neighborhood in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Michele Hammond, for services to elite sport
Joanne Harten, England netball player, for services to netball
Aaron Hughes, Northern Ireland defender, for services to football
Timothy Hutchinson, for voluntary services to football on North Tyneside
Lizzie Jones, for services to rugby league football and to charity
Alan Knott, England wicketkeeper, for services to cricket.
Gabby Logan, for services to sports broadcasting and to the promo of females in sport
Dr Michael McKillop, for services to impairment awareness and to sports in Northern Ireland
Laura Massaro, England squash player and three-time Commonwealth Games silver medallist, for services to squash
Barry Middleton, England global, for services to hockey
Dave Morgan, Welsh weightlifter with 12 Commonwealth Games medals, for services to weight-lifting
David Muir, for services to racehorse welfare
Mike Nicholas, Wales Rugby League president, for services to rugby league in Wales
Rose Reilly, for services to ladies’s football
Joe Root, England cricket Test captain, for services to cricket
Alasdair Ross, snowboarding instructor, for services to skiing
Jill Scott, Manchester City and England midfielder, for services to women’s football
Kelly Sotherton, double Olympic bronze medallist in heptathlon for Excellent Britain, for services to track and field athletics and to the promo of females’s sport
Andy Tapley, for services to hockey
Craig Thomson, creator of Craig Thomson scholarship award, for services to football and to charity in Scotland
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Margaret Allan, services to curling
Rayburn Bainbridge, volunteer at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, for services to sport
John Barclay, for services to British Roadway Biking
Frank Clement, Olympic 1500 m finalist, for services to sports in Scotland
Keith Cook, Warwickshire CCC cricket operations manager, for services to cricket
Christopher Day, for services to adaptive skiers
George Evans, for services to table tennis in Wales
Kenneth Forrest, for services to sport and to young people in Birmingham
Mark Frost, community tasks supervisor at Glamorgan CCC and advancement manager at Cricket Wales, for services to cricket
Yashmin Harun, for services to female black Asian and minority ethnic representation in sport
Leslie Jones, for services to the neighborhood in Tameside through fencing
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Letty Lucas, for services to tennis and to charity in Northern Ireland
Barry MacAulay, for services to disability sport
George Mace, for services to sport and to the neighborhood in Northern Ireland
Connor McCarroll, for services to running and to charity in County Tyrone
Bernard McComiskey, for services to boxing and to the community in Gilford, County Down
John McIlrath, for services to sport in Northern Ireland
Michael Moffitt, for voluntary service to the sport of canoe polo
Barry Newton, for services to grassroots football and to young individuals in Derbyshire
Rajiv Ouseph, for services to badminton in Great Britain and the promo of sport within the British Asian community
Heather Platt, for services to sports development in Northern Ireland
Afzal Pradhan, volunteer at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, for services to cricket
Gilbert Preece, for services to football and to the neighborhood in Bentley and Darlaston, West Midlands
Helen Reddy, for services to academic gymnastics in Devon
Brian Reid, for services to rugby in Northern Ireland
John (Jack) Reid, for services to sport in Northern Ireland
Geoffrey Rofe, for services to badminton and youths
Christopher Sheldon, volunteer at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, for services to cricket
Marvyn Stewart, volunteer in Dunfermline Athletic fans’ club store and tea room, for services to football and to the community in Dunfermline
Margarita Sweeney-Baird, founder and chair Inclusive Skating, for services to skating
Peter Thomas, for services to grassroots cricket in Norfolk
Michael Todd, for services to horse racing and to organisation in Northern Ireland
Juliet Wiles, volunteer at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, for services to cricket
Order of St Michael and St George Knight Commander (KCMG)
Gordon Greenidge, for services to cricket and to the advancement of sport
Godfrey Kelly CMG, for services to business and to sport
Karl James, for services to sailing and to national advancement
Conde Riley, for services in the field of sport and in specific cricket administration
Carlos Lewis, for services to sport
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