A group of former England footballing legends attempt to regain their former physiques in ITV’s Match Fit (w/t).
Led by Harry Redknapp, a renowned manager who has led the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers to victory, the team consists of a who’s who of 1980s and 1990s footballing heroes. All a little over the hill, the goal is to get back in shape and on the pitch once more.
The team of eleven includes: John Barnes, David Seaman, Robbie Fowler, Mark Wright, Matthew Le Tissier, Chris Waddle, Rob Lee, Ray Parlour, Lee Sharpe,Mark Chamberlain, Paul Merson, and Razor Ruddock. They’ll be trying to prove that it’s never too late to get fit.
Unlike footballers today who follow a strict regime of healthy eating and little or no alcohol, these men are from the era of booze and bust-ups. Together they’ll be plunged into a training regime similar to those used my modern football clubs to train players, in the hopes that they can reclaim their former glory and live up to their legendary status.
The series will culminate in a match with a team of international rivals from the 1990s.
Match Fit is a Talkback production for ITV.