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Today's sporting birthdays
9:30am Monday 11th March 2013 in Sport
Happy birthday – March 11
Former Saints boss Nigel Adkins is celebrates his birthday today. The only manager in the club’s history to oversee back-to-back promotions is 48.
Jim Steele, man of the match in Saints’ 1976 FA Cup final victory over Manchester United, is 63 today.
The centre half played exactly 200 games for the club between January 1972 and March 1977 after joining from Dundee United.
Other sporting stars, past and present, celebrating a birthday today include:
Willie Banks (athletics) - American former world record-holding triple jumper, born 1956.
Geoff Hunt (squash) - Australian former world champion and eight-time British Open winner, born 1947.
Eddie Lawson (motorcycling) - American who dominated world 500cc racing in the 1980s, born 1958.
Thomas Gravesen (soccer) - former Denmark, Everton and Celtic midfielder, born 1976.
Paul Scharner (soccer) - Wigan and Austria utility man, on loan from Hamburg, born 1980.
Didier Drogba (soccer) - Galatasaray and Ivory Coast striker, born 1978.
Albert Luque (soccer) - former Newcastle, Malaga and Spain striker, born 1978.
Jack Rodwell (soccer) - Manchester City midfielder, born 1991.
Ajantha Mendis (cricket) - Sri Lanka bowler, born 1985.
Fabio Coentrao (soccer) - Real Madrid and Portugal full-back, born 1988.