Phil Tufnell’s wife has described her husband as a “lazy sod”.
Speaking to Now, Dawn Tufnell has said that rehearsing for Strictly has been hard work for the laid back sportsman.
“He thought Strictly would be a laugh, but Katya has had to take him in hand,” she said.
“He can be a lazy sod! At least this gets him off the couch.”
Phil also suggested that he may consider other reality TV shows in future.
“I’m not sure if I’m light enough on my feet yet,” he said. “I might try Dancing On Ice next, but while being shot by a machine gun, underwater. And on the moon.”