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David Healy MBE

David Healy has been awarded an MBE in the Queen`s Birthday Honours, for services to football and the community in Northern Ireland.

Speaking exclusively to the official site, Healy said:

"I`m truly honoured and delighted, it`s a special award. First of all to be nominated was an honour, but to actually receive it - I`m thrilled to bits. I have to thank a lot of people - my Mum and Dad, my Wife and my kids.

"I would also like to thank all of the coaches that I`ve had, right from a young age. The managers I have played under, who have all given me great confidence - and obviously the players I have played with at club and international level. They`ve made it all possible and I wouldn`t be receiving this award as an individual if it wasn`t for them.

"Without the help of my team-mates and friends I wouldn`t be receiving this award. Roy Hodgson always tells us how privileged we are to be playing football because people on the street would give their left arm to play in the Premier League and play for their country. So I`m very lucky indeed to receive and award like this."

We at Vital Fulham wish to send our Congratulations to Healy.




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Writer: orange_emu Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 14 2008

Time: 9:46AM

Your Comments

Have I got one? Postman hasn't come yet!
merlin
Sorry! not a fan of these honours things! Too many go to right old idiots seeking retribution for what most of us do all our lives - WORK!
Fulham Badger
i Scored for my sunday football team maybe i should check the list i might be on there? What a load of rubbish this mbe business is.
howrad
If only his work on the pitch was worthy of such honours...
Fulham_China
Don't forget he is still basicly god in northern island "yes i know i misspeld it"
Backslash2010
got to remember folks it was for his charity work not for his footy skills!
Putney
if it was - he'd still be left wanting!
Putney
Some old bint throws a medal at ye,big deal,score some ******** goals and win a real award!
CoxintheBox
I have heard that the MBE Healy got was for Many Bad Efforts!!!
dazza71
He's should get one season then.
Tiny T
well done, fully deserved
nornironspur
 

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