In a statement released through British Transport Police, Mr Sherrington, from Peterborough, said: "I am grateful for and welcome Mr Gascoigne's decision to plead guilty today. I am told that since the incident he has offered his apologies for his behaviour, and I fully accept them.
"In differing ways this has not been easy for either of us and I sincerely hope he gets the help that he needs in the future.
"With the conclusion of the case, and Mr Gascoigne's sentencing, I now consider this matter closed. I will not be conducting any interviews at this time and ask for my privacy in this regard to be respected."
Paul Gascoigne is continuing to receive "one to one" treatment for his alcoholism, as he is fined for a drunken assault.
Paul Gascoigne has been ordered to pay £1,245 after admitting a drunken assault at Stevenage rail station.
Former footballer, Paul Gascoigne, has arrived at Stevenage Magistrates Court charged with two counts of common assault.