Paul Gascoigne pleads guilty to assault, drunk and disorderly charge

Gascoigne pleads guilty to charges
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England legend Paul Gascoigne pleads guilty to drunk and disorderly charge, while a charge of common assault on his ex-wife Sheryl is dropped.

England legend Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to one charge of common assault and a drunk and disorderly charge following an incident at the Stevenage railway station.

The 46-year-old faced three charges when arriving at court today following the incident at the train station while travelling from Newcastle on July 4.

During proceedings, Gascoigne admitted to being under the influence of alcohol and grabbing the throat of a ticket collector, according to Sky Sports News.

Gascoigne, who recently spent a stint in a US rehab facility, was also accused of assaulting his ex-wife Sheryl, but the charge has been dropped.

The ex-midfielder could face up to six months in prison or a £5,000 fine.

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