Rehab clinic Gascoigne misses drink-drive court

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The Independent Online

One-time World Cup star Paul Gascoigne missed his sentencing for drink-driving today because he is in rehab.

The 43-year-old was due before Newcastle Magistrates' Court after he admitted driving while four times the limit last month.

District Judge Stephen Earl adjourned the case until December 9 after hearing Gascoigne had voluntarily checked himself into a clinic on the south coast.