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the life and times of Gazza
« on: July 10, 2010, 04:57:11 PM »


Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has arrived in Rothbury to offer his support for Raoul Moat.

Talking to Metro Radio the 43-year-old appeared to suggest he had brought the wanted man a "can of lager, some chicken, a mobile phone and something to keep warm".

He added: "He is willing to give in now. I just want to give him some therapy and say 'come on Moaty, it's Gazza'.

"He is alright - simply as that and I am willing to help him. I have come all the way from Newcastle to Rothbury to find him, have a chat with him.

"I guarantee, Moaty, he won't shoot me. I am good friends with him."

Geordie Gazza, who has battled with drink for much of his adult life, is a frequent visitor to Rothbury as the fishing is good locally.

He famously fell off the wagon in the pretty tourist town in 1999, while still a footballer, when locals reported seeing him drunk in a local pub.

Reacting with shock to the news Gascoigne was in Rothbury, his agent Kenny Shepherd said: "He's doing what? I am sitting having an evening meal in Majorca. I'm speechless."

his live radio interview, from last night, is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exUeea4FhQE
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Re: the life and times of Gazza
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2010, 09:39:15 AM »
It seems like any ounce of intelligence he has is definately limited to his feet.

It's actually quite sad to see a player with such immense talent be so completely unable to handle even the basics of life the other side of the white line.
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Re: the life and times of Gazza
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2010, 12:02:27 PM »
he's hangingaround with the wrong sorts......someone needs to step in and oversee him.

and he needs to get his life back on track - and stop feeding his addictions.
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Re: the life and times of Gazza
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2010, 11:55:33 AM »
he's hangingaround with the wrong sorts......someone needs to step in and oversee him.

and he needs to get his life back on track - and stop feeding his addictions.


It seems the only ones that are interested in being around him have ulterior motives.
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