Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish musician and singer, best known as the original singer and songwriter of The Pogues. Between 1985 and 1987 he co-wrote what is perhaps his best-known song, “Fairytale of New York”, which he performed with Kirsty MacColl.
Chris “Kammy” Kamara (born 25 December 1957 in Middlesbrough) is a retired English footballer. He ended his playing career in 1995 and last managed a club in 1998. He is now a presenter and football analyst on Sky Sports.