Midlands honoured in New Year's list

Plenty of Midlands faces - both famous and not so well known - have been recognised in the New Year's Honours today.

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Female Muslim football coach awarded British Empire Medal

A Muslim woman who became a coach in men's football has been awarded the British Empire Medal.

Annie Zaidi from Coventry faced sexism and racism when she first started coaching but carried on despite the criticism.

She told ITV Central, when she got the letter announcing her B.E.M she thought it was a hoax and phoned the Cabinet Office to confirm it was true.

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