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Big Brother Neil Ruddock has 'history' with Dettori

Ex England, QPR,Millwall, Spurs, Southampton, Liverpool, West Ham, Crystal Palace & Swindon footballer. Credit: PA

Former football Neil Ruddock promised to liven up Celebrity Big Brother this year just moments after his inclusion on the show was announced.

The ex- footballer was asked if he "had history" with fellow contestant Frankie Dettori. Ruddock said: "He will get filled in, and yes, we've got a bit of history."

Ruddock played for England, QPR,Millwall, Spurs, Southampton, Liverpool, West Ham, Crystal Palace & Swindon during his career.

Frankie Dettori is first celebrity into Big Brother house

Host Brian Dowling (left) introduced Frankie Dettori as the house's first celebrity. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Champion jockey Frankie Dettori, who is currently banned from horse racing over a drugs offence, has been introduced as the first famous occupant of the Celebrity Big Brother house.

The Italian was last month given a six-month ban from the sport following a positive test which he said had left him feeling "ashamed and embarrassed".

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Report: Jim Davidson 'replaced on Celebrity Big Brother'

The Daily Star Sunday TV reporter Edward Gleave has tweeted that Jim Davidson has been replaced in tonight's Celebrity Big Brother:

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