Dancing on Ice

Former Sunderland footballer to take to the ice rink

Matty Jones

BBC Tees journalist

Match of the Day pundit Kevin Kilbane has been confirmed as the third contestant for ITV's Dancing On Ice.

The 42-year-old made 124 appearances for Sunderland and won 110 caps for the Republic of Ireland before retiring in 2012.

He joins TV presenter Michael Barrymore and Love Island's Maura Higgins on the show.

A further nine celebrities will be confirmed for the show in the coming days.

Kevin Kilbane
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