The former Newcastle and England footballer Paul Gascoigne, who was recently treated for alcoholism, is to join a performance of Celebrities on Ice in Newcastle.
Gazza will be a guest star performing on the ice on 26 May only, in the show at the Metro Radio Arena. He will appear alongside the gymnast Beth Tweddle and the rugby player Gareth Thomas.
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