Former Leeds United footballers to star in new ITV weight loss reality show
Lee Sharpe and Robbie Fowler are among the retired footballers taking part in a sport-themed weight loss challenge.
The Whites legends have signed up for ITV reality series Match Fit, which features a group of middle-aged former professionals trying to get back in shape.
Hernan Crespo responds to Marcelo Bielsa's apologyThey will be part of a team managed by Harry Redknapp, who will help the retired footballers return to the pitch in peak condition.
All of the stars played top-flight football in the 80s and 90s and are now aged in their 40s and 50s.
Leeds United transfer news LIVESharpe, 47, played for Leeds United between 1996 and 1999 before a move to Bradford City. He retired while playing for Garforth Town in 2004.
Fowler, now 43, appeared for the Whites from 2001-2003 and later moved on to Manchester City and Liverpool. He has 26 England caps.
Also in the line-up is former England goalkeeper David Seaman, who grew up in Rotherham and supported Leeds United as a boy. He spent one season with the Whites from 1981-82, but left for Peterborough Town without making any appearances.
The other contestants are: Rob Lee, Chris Waddle, Steve Howey, John Barnes, Matt le Tissier, Mark Wright, Paul Merson, Neil Ruddock, Ray Parlour and Mark Chamberlain, the father of current England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The oldest player is 57-year-old Waddle and the youngest is Fowler.
Between them, the group have pledged to try and lost 40 stone in weight.
The two-part mini-series will hit our screens next year.