Troubled Paul Gascoigne has returned to his Sandbanks home after five days in Poole Hospital

Paul Gascoigne home after hospital stay

Paul Gascoigne home after hospital stay

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TROUBLED footballer Paul Gascoigne is back at his Sandbanks flat after five days in Poole Hospital.

The 47-year-old, who has a long history of problems with alcohol, was found slumped outside his home on Thursday August 21.

Looking pale and unhealthy, the ex-England player, known as Gazza, carried a bottle of gin and a pack of beer when he was taken into hospital, escorted by police officers.

But yesterday he appeared composed and looked more healthy when he arrived home and gave a thumbs-up sign to waiting reporters and photographers.

Twitter users sent messages of sympathy and support to his daughter, Bianca, a model and reality TV star.

The former star has recently signed for Bournemouth Sunday League team Abbey.

Gazza is said to have blown his £14 million fortune on drugs, alcohol and failed business ventures.

Five years ago he was said to be down to his last £250,000 and narrowly avoided being declared bankrupt.

He currently rents a luxury flat but the management company at the block has said his lease will not be renewed when its runs out next month.

The popular footballer becamse an overnight millionaire when he was transferred from Newcastle to Spurs in 1998.

In 1992 his earnings increased when he landed a £1.25 million a year contract with italian club Lazio and also won several lucrative sponsorship deals.

On his return from Italy, he continued to earn at least £1 million a year with Rangers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8:27am Wed 27 Aug 14

funkyferret says...

Great news - wishing a speedy recovery.
Great news - wishing a speedy recovery. funkyferret
  • Score: 20

8:38am Wed 27 Aug 14

camvalley says...

Good to see a change in him now be positive and take up Harrys offer at QPR and pass on some off your talent to the younger kids
Good to see a change in him now be positive and take up Harrys offer at QPR and pass on some off your talent to the younger kids camvalley
  • Score: 22

8:50am Wed 27 Aug 14

fizzy fert says...

Hey up
I took a suit same as that to a Boscome charity shop
could be who knows.
Hey up I took a suit same as that to a Boscome charity shop could be who knows. fizzy fert
  • Score: -31

10:01am Wed 27 Aug 14

Huey says...

He moved from Newcastle to spurs in 1988 not 1998
He moved from Newcastle to spurs in 1988 not 1998 Huey
  • Score: 13

10:24am Wed 27 Aug 14

Minty Fresh says...

Gazza seems destined to destroy himself through drink in the same way other famous people have, like George Best. Sad, but if he's not interested in helping himself there's little anyone can do.
Gazza seems destined to destroy himself through drink in the same way other famous people have, like George Best. Sad, but if he's not interested in helping himself there's little anyone can do. Minty Fresh
  • Score: -7

11:04am Wed 27 Aug 14

Franks Tank says...

Wish I was down to my last £250,000.
Wish I was down to my last £250,000. Franks Tank
  • Score: 25

12:25pm Wed 27 Aug 14

bosco1 says...

If I had £250,000.00 left in my bank account I would consider myself at the bottom of the "RICH LIST" but a happy person,!!! However hope Paul considers QPR and shows his talents to our future players.
If I had £250,000.00 left in my bank account I would consider myself at the bottom of the "RICH LIST" but a happy person,!!! However hope Paul considers QPR and shows his talents to our future players. bosco1
  • Score: 4

12:54pm Wed 27 Aug 14

spooki says...

Perhaps if he'd chosen a cheaper place to live he wouldn't be quite so short of cash? Plus, urinating it away on gin is not the best way of saving money.
Good luck. That goes for everyone out there, we could all do with some!
Perhaps if he'd chosen a cheaper place to live he wouldn't be quite so short of cash? Plus, urinating it away on gin is not the best way of saving money. Good luck. That goes for everyone out there, we could all do with some! spooki
  • Score: 1

1:20pm Wed 27 Aug 14

fizzy fert says...

What's he got in his right hand it don't look like a bottle of meths to me is it
What's he got in his right hand it don't look like a bottle of meths to me is it fizzy fert
  • Score: -7

2:41pm Wed 27 Aug 14

bobthedestroyer says...

Leave the guy alone
Leave the guy alone bobthedestroyer
  • Score: 5

4:21pm Wed 27 Aug 14

MrPitiful says...

Lok forward to seeing you in one of the boozers around West Cliff or Westbourne this weekend then Gazza!
Lok forward to seeing you in one of the boozers around West Cliff or Westbourne this weekend then Gazza! MrPitiful
  • Score: -2

10:19pm Wed 27 Aug 14

carrrob says...

Till the next time oh dear maybe a spell in St Annes would help him out
Till the next time oh dear maybe a spell in St Annes would help him out carrrob
  • Score: -2

10:44pm Wed 27 Aug 14

carrrob says...

You would like to think his old manager at Rangers who lives less than a mime from gazza Mr Souness would be helping him out but have my doubts.
You would like to think his old manager at Rangers who lives less than a mime from gazza Mr Souness would be helping him out but have my doubts. carrrob
  • Score: 0

12:22pm Thu 28 Aug 14

bogtrotter says...

carrrob wrote:
You would like to think his old manager at Rangers who lives less than a mime from gazza Mr Souness would be helping him out but have my doubts.
Souness has never managed Gazza. Walter Smith was the Rangers manager throughout his time there.
[quote][p][bold]carrrob[/bold] wrote: You would like to think his old manager at Rangers who lives less than a mime from gazza Mr Souness would be helping him out but have my doubts.[/p][/quote]Souness has never managed Gazza. Walter Smith was the Rangers manager throughout his time there. bogtrotter
  • Score: 0
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