London — Tough-tackling midfielder Graeme Souness, who celebrates his birthday on Wednesday, was the engine room of Liverpool’s great team of the late 1970s and early 1980s and the no-nonsense Scot made a huge impression on and off the pitch.

He recently hit the headlines for telling Manchester United’s France playmaker Paul Pogba, who claimed he didn’t know who Souness was, to put his medals on the table...

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