Birthday wishes for Derry Pele Paddy McCourt

Paddy McCourt skips away from Oran Kearney and Jamie Mulgrew, during their Setanta Cup tie, at Windsor Park, in 2007.
Paddy McCourt skips away from Oran Kearney and Jamie Mulgrew, during their Setanta Cup tie, at Windsor Park, in 2007.

Celtic and Northern Ireland have led the birthday wishes for former star, Paddy McCourt.

The Derry Pele, who celebrates his birthday along with fellow Celtic greats Tom Rogic and Tommy Burns, has scored a host of memorable goals for both club and country.

McCourt, who turns 36 today, has played a major role behind the scenes at the Brandywell both on and off the pitch since hanging up his boots.

Paddy McCourt celebrates scoring at Parkhead.

Paddy McCourt celebrates scoring at Parkhead.