Flirty Kat is in her element next week when she appoints herself manager of the pub’s football team
The minx takes over the reins when Alfie’s efforts to recruit players fall flat – but could the switch end their marriage?
Keen to keep his son in Walford, Derek immediately suggests Kat sign up Joey
Will Kat’s charms persuade Joey to dig out his soccer boots?
Max may not be everyone’s idea of a budding footballer, but Kat is determined to bring out his inner Wayne Rooney
She also clearly fancies the idea of seeing Jack running around in shorts and offers him a spot in the squad
When Alfie tells his wife that they now have too many players on board, it seems Sir Alex Ferguson may have a rival!
As the team’s opening fixture nears, Michael surprises Kat with the gift of a set of football strips
Back in The Vic after the big game, Kat presents Ray with the man of the match award
Later, when Kat burns herself, Ray leaps to her rescue – and the pair share a tender moment
It’s Derek who turns Kat’s head next, when he throws the opposition team out of the pub for badmouthing her
Outside, Kat spots Max, who’s just had an awkward phone conversation with Tanya
Man-mad Kat can’t resist making a cheeky remark about Max’s legs – and the temperature is soon rising!
There’s an emotional moment between Michael and Kat when she gives him some of their son Tommy’s old clothes…
…and it’s obvious the pair still share a spark
Burning with desire, Kat returns to the kitchen, where she encounters a mystery man – and sleeps with him!
The next morning, Kat is consumed by guilt
How can she face Alfie after cheating on him?
Her husband, however, is convinced his own drunken behaviour the previous night is the reason Kat is so withdrawn
So he buys her a bunch of flowers as a way of apologising
Meanwhile, Kat ignores her mystery lover’s phone calls…
…before faking a migraine to get out of attending a barbecue in the Square
Her guilt only deepens in the face of Alfie’s attentive behaviour. But the question remains…
Out of the host of suspects, just who is Kat’s secret lover? Watch EastEnders from Monday, July 2 on BBC1