Sporting stars recognised by Queen

Frank Lampard has been made an OBE for services to football.

Frank Lampard has been made an OBE for services to football.

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Stars from across the sporting world have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Frank Lampard, who played 106 times for England, has been made an OBE for services to football.

James Anderson has been made an OBE for services to cricket.

James Anderson has been made an OBE for services to cricket.

And cricketer Jimmy Anderson, who recently became England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, is also made an OBE.

The 32-year-old said: “This means an enormous amount to me and my family. I’m very proud of my recent achievements, and this just caps it off.”

Former boxing world champion Carl Froch is made an MBE for services to the sport, while Jonny Wilkinson is made a CBE for services to rugby union.

Another rugby union great to be honoured is Gareth Edwards, who is knighted for services to sport and for charitable services.

Carl Froch is made an MBE for services to boxing.

Carl Froch is made an MBE for services to boxing.

Patrick Head, former technical director of the Williams Forumla One team, is knighted for services to motor sport.