Paul Gascoigne: a troubled life
1967 Born in Gateshead on May 27.
1983 Joins Newcastle as an apprentice.
1985 Makes Football League debut for Newcastle as a substitute against QPR QPR Queens Park Rangers (football club)
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St James' Park .
1988 Joins Tottenham for £2m and makes England debut as substitute against Denmark at Wembley in September.
1989 Scores first goal for England after coming on as substitute in 5-0 World Cup win over Albania at Wembley in April.
1990 Stars during England's World Cup campaign and bursts into tears during World Cup semi-final with West Germany West Germany: see Germany. after receiving a yellow card which would have ruled him out of the final. England go out on penalties.
1991 Lasts just 17 minutes of FA Cup final in what turns out to be his last game for Tottenham. Makes lunging challenge on Nottingham Forest's Gary Charles Gary Charles (born April 13, 1970) is a black English former footballer who played at right-back. Playing Career
Charles won two caps for the England team and turned out at club level for Nottingham Forest, Derby County, Aston Villa, SL Benfica, and finally West Ham , but is himself badly injured, tearing cruciate cruciate /cru·ci·ate/ (kroo´she-at) cruciform.
cru·ci·ate or cru·cial
1. Having the form of a cross, as in certain ligaments of the knee.
2. right knee ligaments. Out of the game for 16 months.
September Career appears in doubt after he has fresh surgery on his suspect knee following injuries sustained in a nightclub scuffle back home on Tyneside.
1992 Lasts just 45 minutes of Serie A This article is about the Italian football league. For other uses, see Serie A (disambiguation).
Serie A (officially known as the Serie A TIM debut after picking up a fresh injury. Returns for England's World Cup 94 qualifier with Norway in October but forced to apologise to the people of Norway after telling them to "Fuck off" on television.
1993 Provokes outrage by belching belching
see eructation. into a television microphone when asked how he feels about being dropped by his Italian club. Later produces disappointing display for England against San Marino San Marino, city, United States
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v. re·fu·eled also re·fu·elled, re·fu·el·ing also re·fu·el·ling, re·fu·els also re·fu·els
To supply again with fuel.
v.intr. problem". In August he reports back to Lazio after summer break in England a England A refers to England's developmental national teams in several sports. Players on these teams often "graduate" to slots on the appropriate senior national team. The phrase may refer to:
1994 Career in doubt again after breaks his right leg in two places while training for Lazio in April. Out of action for a year. Also admits to a Sunday newspaper that he beat up and bullied girlfriend Sheryl Kyle for two years.
1995 Signs for Glasgow Rangers in £4.3m deal and almost immediately provokes controversy by playing an imaginary flute after scoring for Rangers. In September returns for England, after 18-month absence, against Colombia.
1996 Sheryl gives birth to boy, Regan. Gascoigne reportedly goes drinking in London at same time as she is going into labour and is hundreds of miles away in the north-east at the time of the birth. In April, crowned Scottish player of the year by his fellow professionals. In May Gascoigne takes part in the infamous 'Dentist Chair' incident with other England players' to celebrate his 29th birthday. Later stars for England in Euro 96, scoring a wondergoal against Scotland and helps England they reach semi-finals before they lose to Germany on penalties. In October attacks wife Sheryl in Gleneagles Hotel The Gleneagles Hotel is a luxury hotel near Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Opened in 1924 by the former Caledonian Railway, it has remained famous for its world class golf courses, including the PGA Centenary Course designed by Jack Nicklaus. leaving her with a cut and bruised face, and her arm in a sling. Sent off for Rangers against Ajax in the Champions' League 4-1 defeat in Amsterdam. He later tells a press conference: "I'm a disgrace".
1997 Runs into more criticism from club manager Walter Smith Walter Smith OBE (born February 24 1948 in Lanark) is a Scottish former football player, but is better known as a football manager. He is currently the manager of Scottish Premier League club Rangers, his second spell in that capacity with the club. after some well-publicised nights out in London. Returns from injury to guide Rangers to a record-equalling ninth League title and welcomed back into England fold.
1998 Disciplined by Rangers after being caught on camera mimicking a flute player in a sectarian gesture during the Old Firm match at Celtic Park This page is about the soccer stadium in Glasgow. For the Gaelic Athletic Association stadium in Derry, Northern Ireland, click here
Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow in Scotland. It is the home ground of Celtic Football Club. . In March Joins Middlesbrough in a £3m deal and makes debut in the Coca-Cola Cup final defeat against Chelsea. Left out of World Cup squad by England coach Glenn Hoddle. In September Middlesbrough boss Bryan Robson gives Gascoigne an ultimatum over his drinking. Gascoigne is later checked into the Marchwood Priory Hospital to receive treatment for stress, depression and a drink problem. Pledges to stop drinking.
1999 Expresses disappointment at omission from Kevin Keegan's first England squad.
2000 Joins Everton and is reunited with manager Walter Smith, the man who signed him for Rangers. Five months later, Everton dismiss claims Gascoigne is poised to join Major League side Miami Fusion.
2001 Misses friendly with Tranmere during Everton's pre-season build-up, prompting speculation about his future. Later revealed to be attending a rehabilitation clinic in Arizona. Donates £10,000 to help save struggling non-League outfit Gateshead Town, his hometown club.
2002 Leads Everton into fifth round of FA Cup with a virtuoso performance, setting up two goals for Kevin Campbell and one for Duncan Ferguson in 4-1 defeat of Leyton Orient at Goodison Park. Just three days after Smith is sacked by Everton in March, Gascoigne joins Burnley on loan for rest of season. Returns to Everton but is released.
2003 Signs a one-year deal with struggling Chinese B-league side Gansu Tianma. Scores on his league debut but the move quickly turns sour.
2004 Escapes serious injury when he drives his four-wheel drive BMW BMW
in full Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
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2005 Hospitalised with pneumonia, sparking fears over his long-term health. In October appointed manager of Nationwide Conference North club Kettering. After two wins, two defeats and two draws, Gascoigne leaves Kettering. His 39-day reign ended in acrimony ac·ri·mo·ny
Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
[Latin crim with chairman Imraan Ladak claiming the former England midfielder was "under the influence of alcohol before, during and after several first-team games and training sessions". Gascoigne insisted he remained "committed" to Kettering and wanted to buy Ladak's stake in the club. Arrested for an alleged assault after photographers scramble to take his picture outside a Liverpool city-centre hotel.
2006 Released on bail after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a photographer.
2007 Undergoes emergency surgery for a perforated stomach ulcer.
2008 Arrested in Newcastle and sectioned under the Mental Health Act, according to sources