Ipswich And England Captain Honoured
Blues skipper Mick Mills is receive an honorary doctorate from University College Suffolk at a graduation ceremony on Thursday.
Mills won both the FA and UEFA Cups with Ipswich and skippered England in a long and distinguished career.
A statement on the uni's website read: "No player has been more influential in the famous blue and white of Ipswich Town than Mick Mills - and not just because his 741 appearances is a club record that is likely to stand for many years and may never be broken."
Paralympics powerlifting bronze medallist Zoe Newson will also be presented with an honorary fellowship at the ceremony.