Happy Birthday Sparky

Mark Hughes
In his playing days Hughes was an arch-exponent of both the volley and the curly mullet. Credit: PA

Many happy returns to QPR boss Leslie Mark Hughes, better known as Sparky, who turns 49 today.

Also celebrating is Oldham manager and former Manchester City striker Paul Dickov, who marks his 40th birthday.

Paul Dickov
Paul Dickov's finest hour - the 1999 Division Two play-off final against Gillingham. Credit: PA


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