Happy birthday Kevin Keegan - and the others

Donny-born Keegan
Donny-born Keegan

Kevin Keegan, the Armthorpe, Doncaster born former football ace, celebrates his 64th birthday today.

The ex- England, Newcastle and Manchester City manager and twice European Footballer of the Year, was born in 1951.

Here are some other sporting names who share the Valentine’s Day birthday with him:

Judy Oakes (athletics) - Former Olympic shot-putter and twice Commonwealth champion for England, born 1958.

Philippe Sella (rugby union) - Retired France centre and former world record holder for international caps, born 1962.

Chris Lewis (cricket) - Former England all-rounder, currently in jail for drug smuggling, born 1968.

Jon Ridgeon (athletics) - Former Olympic 110 metres hurdles finalist and World Championship silver medallist, born 1967.

Drew Bledsoe (gridiron) - Former Super Bowl-winning quarterback with the New England Patriots, born 1972.

Darren Purse (soccer) - Former Birmingham and Cardiff defender, currently with Welling, born 1977.

Bacary Sagna (soccer) - Manchester City and France right-back, born 1983.

Philippe Senderos (soccer) - Aston Villa and Switzerland defender, born 1985.

David Wheater (soccer) - Bolton centre-back, born 1987.

Cadel Evans (cycling) - Australian Tour de France winner in 2011, born 1977.

Angel di Maria (soccer) - Manchester United and Argentina winger, born 1988.

Edinson Cavani (soccer) - Paris St Germain and Uruguay striker, born 1987.

Christian Eriksen (soccer) - Tottenham and Denmark midfielder, born 1992.