Gazza sectioned after hotel incident

Former footballer Paul Gascoigne has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, sources said today.Gascoigne, o played 57 times for England, was detained after Northumbria Police were called last night to a hotel in Gateshead.

Former footballer Paul Gascoigne has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, sources said today.

Gascoigne, who played 57 times for England, was detained after Northumbria Police were called last night to a hotel in Gateshead.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Police attended the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead yesterday evening after we received a report of concern for a 40-year-old man staying at the hotel."

"The man was detained under the Mental Health Act and no-one was injured during the incident.'

Gascoigne, whose clubs included Newcastle United, Tottenham and Lazio, has had a troubled history of emotional instability and erraticbehaviour.

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