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FAlbion striker John Hartson has told how his gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage.

ORMER West Bromwich Albion striker John Hartson has told how his gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage.

The 39-year-old told a BBC documentary his wife Sarah threatened to leave him unless he gave up gambling.

BBC documentary his wife Sarah threatened to leave him unless he gave up gambling.

The former Wales international said: "One morning Sarah got up quite early and said she was leaving me if I carried on gambling.

"That was just an incredible moment for me, a sad moment and a very serious moment in my life.

They say you have to hit rock bottom if you're an addict and it was the same with myself with the gambling. That was rock bottom for me."

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Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Dec 14, 2014
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