Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock

Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock

Neil Razor Ruddock is an English former professional footballer and television personality.

He is best remembered for his time at Liverpool FC, where he became a key figure in the heart of the Liverpool defence.

While at Anfield, the club enjoyed a period of success, winning the FA Cup and the League Cup. Neil’s no-nonsense approach to defending and willingness to put his body on the line endeared him to Liverpool fans, who appreciated his commitment and passion.

In his 17 year career, Neil Razor Ruddock made 355 club appearances and earned one cap playing for England. Despite playing in central defence, Neil scored 29 goals.

Neil was known for his larger-than-life persona which earned him a reputation as one of football’s most colourful characters. His sense of humour and playful antics often made headlines, contributing to his status as a fan favourite.

Since retiring Neil Razor Ruddock has featured in a number of TV programmes, including I’m A Celebrity Get me Out of Here, Big Brother and Celebrity Masterchef. He is now a household name and much-loved personality beyond the domain of football fans.

It was while filming for Harry’s Heroes that producers sent Neil to be checked by doctors and it was discovered he had heart issues. Since then he has had a pacemaker fitted, had gastric band surgery and lost 10 stone, as well as curbing drinking and eating habits. 

Neil makes for a fun and engaging public speaker, where he describes his experiences as a footballer, sharing anecdotal tales but also what it takes to succeed as an elite professional. He also shares his health and wellbeing journey where he has transformed his diet and lifestyle.

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