Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has urged the Professional Footballers' Association to help Paul Gascoigne, who is struggling with alcoholism and depression.
This is not fun watching. Gazza needs help. Come on PFA & Gordon Tayloy, time to step up. http://t.co/FupdJf96
We are all responsible for how we live our lives. But that doesn't mean we can't step in and help,
..instead of getting great deals on cars & other luxury goods for members,PFA should commit more time and funds to help the like of Gazza.
Newspapers published pictures of former England star Gascoigne in an "incoherent and drunk" state at a public appearance last week.
Today the Sunday Mirror says he admits: "I know I have to stop boozing but I simply can't."
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