Sheffield Wednesday old boy celebrates

Birthday boy
Birthday boy

Former Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Mark Pembridge celebrates his 44th birthday today.

The former Derby, Everton, Benfica and Wales midfielder played for the Owls between 1995–1998, recording 108 appearances and 13 goals.

He shares the date with some illustrious company:

Santiago Luna (golf) - Spanish player, born 1962.

Ken Monkou (soccer) - former Southampton and Chelsea defender, born 1964.

Kasey Keller (soccer) - former Fulham, Tottenham and United States goalkeeper, born 1969.

Pierre van Hooijdonk (soccer) - former Holland, Celtic and Nottingham Forest striker, born 1969.

Ryan Giggs (soccer) - former Manchester United and Wales winger, now assistant manager at United, born 1973.

Younus Khan (cricket) - Pakistan batsman, born 1977.

John Mensah (soccer) - former Sunderland defender, now playing in Slovakia for FC Nitra, born 1982.

Becky James (cycling) - Wales-born double world champion on the track, born 1991.