Ex-England star Paul Gascoigne taken to hospital

The daughter of troubled former football star Paul Gascoigne has thanked well-wishers after he was pictured being put into an ambulance after reportedly being found slumped outside his home.

The ex-England player has a long history of problems with alcohol, and yesterday the 47-year-old is said to have been taken away by emergency services from his home in Dorset.

Pictures published today show Gascoigne looking gaunt and almost unrecognisable from his footballing glory days.

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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.

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