Former Black Star coach Avram Grant joined some EPL greats to celebrate the 100th birthday of Portsmouth's John Jenkins.

It was a great reunion with Portsmouth when Grant, together with Harry Redknapp and Paul Cook payed tribute to 100-year-old John Jenkins at star-studded birthday bash.

Grant relationship with Portsmouth dates back to 2006 when he moved to England as the Technical Director before being appointed director of football at Chelsea in July 2007.

He later returned to Portsmouth as director of football in October 2009/10 season.

Friends and family gathered at Fratton Park on Saturday evening for the 100th birthday of the no.1 Portsmouth fan.

John Jenkins

A party was held at Fratton Park on Saturday night to mark the D-Day veteran’s landmark occasion.

The many present included Milan Mandaric, Iain McInnes, Andy Awford, Alan Knight and Ray Crawford.

And there was also a surprise video for Jenkins, who was shown birthday messages delivered by a host of instantly recognisable faces who have worked with the popular Fratton Park boardroom ambassador.

The nine-minute video included warm words from present and past Fratton Park bosses Kenny Jackett, Grant, Redknapp, Michael Appleton, Tony Adams, Steve Cotterill and Cook.

There were also messages from Linvoy Primus, Pedro Mendes, Svetoslav Todorov, Tom Naylor, Ricardo Rocha, Ben Close, Lee Bradbury, Gary O’Neil. Johnny Ertl, Michael Eisner, Peter Storrie, Fred Dinenage, Liam Richardson and Ian Foster.

Former Pompey chairman Milan Mandaric were among those present at John Jenkins' 100th birthday party
And even legendary commentator John Motson featured in the broadcast.

Jenkins, who joked he would see everyone again at his 200th birthday, was particularly surprised to see his friend Mandaric present.

The ex-Pompey owner had flown into the country especially for the occasion, before departing on Sunday afternoon.

D-Day veteran took part in a secret reconnaissance mission to check out the Normandy beaches for the Allied forces.