Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Redknapp going 'bare bones'


Filed: Tuesday, 13th November 2018
By: Staff Writer


Former West Ham manager Harry Redknapp is set to join the cast of I'm A celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

Redknapp, who played for and managed West Ham United during his career in football is set to become one of the ten contestants after agreeing to join the show for a reported fee of circa 500,000.

Embed from Getty Images


The 71-year-old, who was in charge at The Boleyn between 1994 and 2001 will join the likes of actor John Barrowman, X Factor contestant Fleur East and Hammers fan Noel Edmonds when the show commences this Saturday, 18 November.

"There's nothing tougher than being a manager of a football team when things aren't going well," said Redknapp. "You feel responsible, however many people support your team every week.

"The buck stops with you. You haven't got many friends when it's not going well as a football manager. So no, I don't think doing this will be tougher."

Previous shows have seen participants compete in in a series of challenging tasks, some of which have involved eating animal genitals. The show, which lasts for several weeks, is expected to be watched by up to 10 million viewers.





Related News

   arrow   In brief - Monday's news round-up [10th Dec 2018]
   arrow   The opposition view: Crystal Palace [10th Dec 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [27th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [23rd Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [22nd Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Monday's news round-up [19th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [14th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Redknapp going 'bare bones'  [13th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [23rd May 2018]
   arrow   The opposition view: Manuel Pellegrini [22nd May 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Pre-match press conference: Mark Hughes vs West Ham Utd [video]
Under-pressure Stoke boss Mark Hughes admitted that his team desperately ne...more
Three Years Ago
Bilic, Kouyate, Payet & Lanzini: Wednesday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!...more
Five Years Ago
Allardyce on... Sunderland
The manager shares his thoughts on the disappointing 0-0 draw with Sunderland at the Boleyn.......more