James Milner’s Leeds Trinity University honour

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James Milner swapped the crimson of Liverpool for the more rarified red robes of Leeds Trinity University as he was made chancellor of the Leeds Children’s University.

England international Milner, who was born in the Wortley area of Leeds, was honoured alongside nearly 100 students.

15 December 2015.......    Leeds Children's University" Chancellor James Milner and Leeds Trinity University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret House. Picture Tony Johnson

15 December 2015....... Leeds Children's University" Chancellor James Milner and Leeds Trinity University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret House. Picture Tony Johnson

Milner said: “I’m delighted to have been formally installed as Chancellor, it truly is a great honour.”

Milner made his debut for his hometown club Leeds United before playing for Newcastle United, Aston Villa Manchester City and Liverpool.

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