Former Preston North End manager is to receive an honorary degree from Preston’s university.Advertisement
David Moyes, who is the current West Ham United manager, and who played for PNE, is to be recognised by the University of Central Lancashire.
He receives the honour alongside Wigan Warriors legend Kris Radlinski MBE and author Jane Johnson.
Moyes, who had a famously turbulent time as Manchester United manager and has lived in Preston for years, is being acknowledged by UCLan for the significant contribution he has made as a football manager and player.
Radlinski, a former rugby league full-back and now general manager at Wigan, is being recognised for the significant contribution he has made to rugby league in Great Britain.
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Johnson is responsible for publishing the works of JRR Tolkien and has worked as publishing director for Harper Collins.
The trio receive their awards alongside 1,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students at the award ceremonies at Preston Guild Hall from Monday (4 December) to Wednesday (6 December).
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Moyes receives his award on Monday, Johnson on Tuesday and Radlinski on Wednesday.