Born in 1938, Ian St John was one of six siblings brought up by his widowed mother, his father dying when he was young. He joined Motherwell in 1956, then was signed by Liverpool in 1961. When his playing days were over he managed Coventry City, Motherwell, Portsmouth and Sheffield Wednesday. Then came his TV career and his famous pairing with Jimmy Greaves to present 'Saint and Greavsie' in 1984. Ian St John is now much in demand as an after dinner speaker and runs a highly successful soccer coaching school.