By Chris Wright
The latest chapter in the continuing story of Paul John Gascoigne has seen the former England midfielder sign on the dotted line and register with Abbey FC – a Sunday League team from the fourth division of the Bournemouth Hayward Sunday League.
Gascoigne, now 47 (but don’t tell his face), agreed to sign for Abbey in typical Gazza style – while chatting with a taxi driver while nipping down the shop to buy fags.
Abbey manager Chris Foster, the taxi driver in question, relayed the tale to the Bournemouth Daily Echo :
“I gave [Gascoigne] the cigarettes and pulled out the signing-on form at the same time. He signed