Updated: 26/07/2012 17:43 | By pa.press.net

Honour for Lancaster



Stuart Lancaster is to receive an honourary Doctorate in Sport from Leeds Metropolitan University

Stuart Lancaster is to receive an honourary Doctorate in Sport from Leeds Metropolitan University

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has received an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University.

Lancaster, a former undergraduate student at Leeds Met, has been given a Doctorate in Sport for his significant contribution to the field of sport and coaching.

"This is a huge honour. Twenty years ago I was sat where the graduating students are sitting and I have based my career on three principles," Lancaster said.

"Relationships, credibility and investing in yourself are key to your success.

"There is no ABC of importance, do what you say you are going to do and don't wait for someone to give you the opportunities, go and find them."

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24/07/2012 13:00
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Why does every new university have to bestow academic honours onto any of their alumni. They gave him basic training and any accolades should come from the professional sport itself. One good season in world cup year and he'll become a Knight. Sir Doctor Lancaster arise !!! Early doors for this guy.
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