Paul Gascoigne arrives at Stevenage Magistrates Court.

Gazza pleads guilty to drunken assault

Football star Paul Gascoigne has admitted common assault and drunk and disorderly charges linked to an incident at a railway station.

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One charge of assault against Gascoigne dropped

Paul Gascoigne admitted assault and drunk and disorderly charges related to an incident at Stevenage railway station.

Paul Gascoigne arrives at Stevenage Magistrates Court. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The former footballer, 46, who received treatment for alcoholism in an American clinic earlier this year, was originally charged with two counts of assault, one involving his ex-wife Sheryl, but that charge was dropped.

The former Newcastle United and Tottenham midfielder, who lives in Gateshead, was arrested after officers were called to Stevenage rail station in Hertfordshire at around 10.30pm July 4.

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Gazza to appear in court to face assault charges

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne is to appear in court today to face two counts of common assault and one count of drunk and disorderly following an incident at Stevenage railway station on July 4.

Paul Gascoigne faces two charges of common assault and one charge of drunk and disorderly. Credit: Press Assocation

The 46-year-old, who received treatment for alcoholism in an American clinic earlier this year, will appear before magistrates in Stevenage.

Gazza charges: Assault and being drunk and disorderly

The former Newcastle United and Tottenham midfielder, who lives in Gateshead, was arrested after officers were called to the station at about 10.30pm and was later released on police bail.

Following a BTP investigation, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against the 46-year-old man.

Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from BTP to charge the man with common assault and being drunk and disorderly.

– Baljit Ubhey, the Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern CPS.

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Gascoigne held on suspicion of common assault

Former football star Paul Gascoigne has been arrested on suspicion of being "drunk and disorderly", police said today.

A Hertfordshire Police spokeswoman said:

Police were called to a report of a man allegedly being drunk and disorderly at Stevenage railway station at 10.30pm on Thursday July 4.

Officers attended the location and arrested a 46-year-old male on suspicion of common assault and being drunk and disorderly.

Read more: Paul Gascoigne arrested after 'drunken' attack

Paul Gascoigne arrested after 'drunken' attack

Former footballer Paul Gascoigne. Credit: Chris Clark/PA Wire

Former football star Paul Gascoigne has been arrested after an alleged drunken assault at a railway station.

The 46-year-old ex-England and Newcastle player, who left rehab in the US earlier this year, was held after an incident in Hertfordshire.

He was taken into custody but was not charged, said Hertfordshire Police.

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