I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! star Jake Quickenden in talks with Gainsborough Trinity

Gainsborough Trinity are in discussions with reality television star Jake Quickenden.

By Liam Norcliffe
Thursday, 15th January 2015, 10:16 am
Jake Quickenden is playing a hometown gig at Scunthorpe's Baths Hall in February
Jake Quickenden is playing a hometown gig at Scunthorpe's Baths Hall in February

The 26-year-old was runner-up in this year’s I’m A Celebrity and also performed on the X Factor on a Saturday night on ITV.

A statement on the club’s website said: “The chairman would like to announce that the club are currently in discussions with Jake Quickenden’s agent with regards to signing him.”

Quickenden began his football career as a youth player at Scunthorpe United and went on to play for Frickley Athletic in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League.

The forward recently played for Bottesford Town in the Tool Station Northern Counties East Football League.