However, the event will now go ahead without Gascoigne.
“An evening with Peter Beardsley will go ahead. All customers have been contacted via email provided on purchase.
“If you bought tickets from Groupon please contact them direct. We wish Paul well on his recovery.”
Gascoigne, who spent four seasons with the Magpies in the late 80s as a youngster, has suffered with numerous health problems over the years, and the news that he has been forced to withdraw from the event in Gateshead this week has sparked further concern over the former England star’s wellbeing.