Former Leeds United favourite Chris Kamara will switch on Wakefield’s Christmas lights.
The Sky Sports pundit tweeted that Wakefield Council had asked him ‘to switch the Crimbo lights on, 5pm on the November 18.
“26 years living in Shakey Wakey “chuffed.”
During his playing career Mr Kamara also played for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Sheffield United and Bradford City who he later went onto manage.
He is now a regular on Sky Sports.
The Christmas lights will be switched on in on the Bull Ring in Wakefield city centre at 5pm on Friday, November 18.