Gascoigne 'in hospital' after setback

It's been reported former Newcastle player Paul Gascoigne is in hospital after police and paramedics were called to his home in Dorset yesterday. It's claimed he had been drinking. It was just hours after it was announced he had signed for a Sunday League club.

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Shearer offers support to Gazza after latest setback

Alan Shearer has offered his support to former England footballer Paul Gascoigne after his latest battle with alcoholism.

Gascoigne was admitted to Poole Hospital this week after paramedics were called to his home in Dorset.

Shearer said:

He's having a tough time at the minute. I hope he doesn't give up. I hope he keeps on fighting.

– Alan Shearer

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Gazza's daughter thanks fans for support after setback

Paul Gascoigne's daughter has thanked fans who offered sympathy after shocking photographs showed him looking gaunt and frail as he was helped into an ambulance.

The ex-England footballer, now 47, has a long history of problems with alcohol and was reportedly found slumped outside his home.

Bianca Gascoigne, 27, received messaged of support from fans who remember him fondly from his time at clubs including Newcastle, Tottenham and Rangers.

John Rae's tweet was one of the ones she retweeted:

Bianca, a model and reality TV star, wrote herself:

Earlier this week it was reported that Gascoigne could return to football after signing for a Sunday league club in Bournemouth.

Celebrities tweet support for Gazza

After Paul Gascoigne has appeared to suffer a relapse in his battle with alcohol, celebrities have tweeted words of support for the former Newcastle United star.

Piers Morgan tweeted in the late hours of last night:

Followed today by soul singer Steve Brookstein:

And Chris Hodgson, Director of a football training programme and 1st team manager, has posted a picture of Gazza that was retweeted by his daughter, model and reality TV star, Bianca Gascoigne:

Paul Gascoigne 'in hospital' hours after Sunday league signing

It's been reported former Newcastle player Paul Gascoigne is in hospital after police and paramedics were called to his home in Dorset yesterday. It's claimed he had been drinking.

Images of the former England star have dominated this morning's tabloid front pages.

It was just hours after it was announced he was set for a footballing comeback for a Sunday League team for a fee of £8.

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