Date: 4th December 2017 at 6:00pm
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Newcastle legend has pulled out of a public appearance due to ‘ill health’

was booked to speak at a Newcastle Legends event in his native Dunston, Gateshead, on Wednesday December 6th alongside his former team-mate .

However, the event will now go ahead without Gascoigne.

Newcastle Legends director Steve Wraith wrote on : “Gazza has had to withdraw from the event this Wednesday due to ill health.

“An evening with Peter 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 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.