Serious concern for Paul Gascoigne's health

Last updated 17:59 03/02/2013

Relevant offers

Football

Michael McGlinchey confident All Whites will be ready for Northern Ireland challenge Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's family unharmed after deadly concert attack Tinashe Marowa adjusts goals after Under-20 World Cup snub Sam Allardyce has last laugh as he quits Crystal Palace, ending his football career Manchester bombing: Victims of attack in Manchester United's 'hearts' - Jose Mourinho Kosta Barbarouses thriving in return to All Whites environment after 'wake-up call' David Moyes quits Sunderland after relegation from English Premier League Western Springs continue unbeaten run in Northern Regional Football League Spanish capital parties through the night in honour of La Liga champions Real Madrid Fifa Under-20 World Cup: New Zealand disappoint in draw with Vietnam in opener

Paul Gascoigne's agent says the former England midfielder requires urgent medical help.

The 1990 World Cup star - nicknamed "Gazza" - has been plagued by alcohol and mental-health problems since quitting the game in 2005

Despite receiving treatment in recent years, agent Terry Baker says the 45-year-old Gascoigne has been drinking again, adding on the BBC: "His life is always in danger because he is an alcoholic."

Gascoigne was pictured in Britain looking unwell at a public event Thursday.

Baker says Gascoigne "immediately needs to get some help ... maybe no one can save him - I don't know."

Gascoigne scored 10 goals in 57 matches for England. He played for Newcastle, Tottenham, Lazio, Rangers and Middlesbrough before his career was cut short by injuries and off-field troubles.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content