Micky Adams, the former Sheffield United youth player who went on to become Blades manager (2010–2011) is 53 years old today.
The former Southampton midfielder, now manager of Tranmere Rovers, shares his birthday with some distinguished company.
Martin Peters (soccer) - Former West Ham and England player who scored his country’s second goal in the 1966 World Cup final, born 1943.
Guus Hiddink (soccer) - Much-travelled Dutch manager who had a spell in caretaker charge of Chelsea in 2009, born 1946.
Alan Curbishley (soccer) - Former Charlton and West Ham manager, born 1957.
Brett Lee (cricket) - Former Australia fast bowler, born 1976.
Aaron Hughes (soccer) - Brighton and Northern Ireland defender, born 1979.
Luis Fabiano (soccer) - Sao Paulo and Brazil striker, born 1980.
Joe Cole (soccer) - Aston Villa midfielder, born 1981.
Yann Kermorgant (soccer) - Bournemouth striker, born 1981.
Pavel Pogrebnyak (soccer) - Reading and Russia striker, born 1983.
Jamie Roberts (rugby union) - Racing Metro centre, capped by Wales and the Lions, born 1986.