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Paul Gascoigne Escapes Jail: Named As New Newcastle United Captain

by | 9th, December 2010

PAUL Gascoigne has not been jailed for drink driving by the Beak Newcastle Magistrates’ Court. He was four times over the legal alcohol limit when he was spotted in Jesmond driving an MG erratically. He merely scored an eight week sentence, suspended for a year.

Surely, now Mike Ashley, owner of Newcastle United FC, will pause briefly from his plan to graft Kevin Keegan’s hair onto an army of Alan Shearer clones and given Gazza the captaincy of the Toon. Anything else, such as sacking five managers in just over three years, would be madness…

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Former World Cup star Paul Gascoigne leaves Newcastle Magistrates' Court after avoiding jail despite being caught driving while more than four times the legal alcohol limit.



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