Paul Gascoigne was acquitted on the charge of sexual harassment
The Royal court Tiida (urban agglomeration in the northeast of England) took the former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne allegations of sexual harassment. This is reported by Sky Sports, bi-Bi-si and Yahoo Sport UK.
52-year-old Gascoigne was accused that on 20 August 2018, he is in a state of alcoholic intoxication accosted a strange woman on the train, EN route from York to Newcastle. According to the statement of the woman, a former football player forcibly kissed her on the lips.
In the course of the hearing Gascoigne stated that he had not assaulted a stranger. According to him, he kissed a woman, to support her. As Gascoigne says, before another passenger insulted the woman, calling her fat.
The Englishman had completed his football career in 2004. Since then he was undergoing treatment for alcohol dependence.
Being a player, Gascoigne played for Newcastle, Tottenham, Middlesbrough, Everton and Burnley’s, the Italian «Lazio», Scottish «Rangers» and China’s «Gansu Tianma». With Tottenham he in 1991 he won the FA Cup, with Rangers winning two of the championship Scotland (in 1996 and 1997).
From 1988 to 1998, Gascoigne played for England. In the national team he spent 57 matches, scoring ten goals. In 1996, at the home championship of Europe Gascoigne won with the team the bronze medal.