Paul Gascoigne

English association football player and manager (born 1967)

Paul John Gascoigne[1][2] (born 27 May 1967) is an English retired football player. He has played for England national team.

Paul Gascoigne
Gascoigne in 2021
Personal information
Full name Paul John Gascoigne[1]
Date of birth (1967-05-27) 27 May 1967 (age 56)[1]
Place of birth Gateshead, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.77 m)[1]
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1980–1985 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1988 Newcastle United 92 (21)
1988–1992 Tottenham Hotspur 92 (19)
1992–1995 Lazio 43 (6)
1995–1998 Rangers 74 (30)
1998–2000 Middlesbrough 41 (4)
2000–2002 Everton 32 (1)
2002 Burnley 6 (0)
2003 Gansu Tianma 4 (2)
2004 Boston United 4 (0)
Total 388 (83)
National team
1987–1988 England U21 12 (5)
1989 England B 4 (1)
1988–1998 England 57 (10)
Teams managed
2005 Kettering Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Life change

Paul Gascoigne was born in Gateshead, County Durham, on 27 May 1967. His father, John (1946–2018), was a hod carrier, and his mother, Carol, worked in a factory. He was named Paul John Gascoigne in tribute to Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

Despite having a hard and troubled childhood, Gascoigne developed a love for football. Gascoigne saw professional football as a way of earning money to provide for his family He enjoyed football, and later wrote that "I didn't have twitches or worry about death when I was playing football". He was signed on as an apprentice at Newcastle on his 16th birthday.

Gascoigne married Sheryl Failes in 1996. Gascoigne had a son, Regan, with Sheryl and also adopted Sheryl's two children from her first marriage, Mason and Bianca.

Career statistics change

Club change

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Newcastle United 1984–85 First Division 2 0 2 0
1985–86 First Division 31 9 1 0 3 0 35 9
1986–87 First Division 24 5 2 0 26 5
1987–88 First Division 35 7 3 3 3 1 41 11
Total 92 21 4 3 8 1 104 25
Tottenham Hotspur 1988–89 First Division 32 6 5 1 37 7
1989–90 First Division 34 6 4 1 38 7
1990–91 First Division 26 7 6 6 5 6 37 19
1991–92 First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 92 19 6 6 14 8 0 0 112 33
Lazio 1992–93 Serie A 22 4 4 0 26 4
1993–94 Serie A 17 2 0 0 0 0 17 2
1994–95 Serie A 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Total 43 6 4 0 0 0 47 6
Rangers 1995–96 Scottish Premier Division 28 14 4 3 3 1 7 1 42 19
1996–97 Scottish Premier Division 26 13 1 0 4 3 3 1 34 17
1997–98 Scottish Premier Division 20 3 3 0 5 0 28 3
Total 74 30 8 3 7 4 15 2 104 39
Middlesbrough 1997–98 First Division 7 0 1 0 8 0
1998–99 Premier League 26 3 1 0 2 0 29 3
1999–2000 Premier League 8 1 1 0 2 0 11 1
Total 41 4 2 0 5 0 48 4
Everton 2000–01 Premier League 14 0 1 0 15 0
2001–02 Premier League 18 1 4 0 1 0 23 1
Total 32 1 4 0 2 0 38 1
Burnley 2001–02 First Division 6 0 6 0
Gansu Tianma 2003 China League One 4 2 4 2
Boston United 2004–05 League Two 4 0 1 0 5 0
Career total[3] 388 83 28 12 37 13 15 2 468 110

International change

Appearances and goals by national team and year[4]
National team Year Apps Goals
England 1988 2 0
1989 4 1
1990 13 1
1991 1 0
1992 2 2
1993 6 2
1994 1 0
1995 6 0
1996 11 3
1997 8 1
1998 3 0
Total 57 10
Scores and results list England's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Gascoigne goal.
List of international goals scored by Paul Gascoigne[4]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 26 April 1989 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Albania 5–0 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifier
2 25 April 1990 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Czechoslovakia 4–2 Friendly
3 18 November 1992 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Turkey 4–0 1994 FIFA World Cup qualifier
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5 31 March 1993 İzmir Atatürk Stadium, İzmir, Turkey   Turkey 2–0 1994 FIFA World Cup qualifier
6 8 September 1993 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Poland 3–0 1994 FIFA World Cup qualifier
7 23 May 1996 Workers' Stadium, Beijing, China   China PR 3–0 Friendly
8 15 June 1996 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Scotland 2–0 UEFA Euro 1996
9 1 September 1996 Republican Stadium, Chișinău, Moldova   Moldova 3–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier
10 10 September 1997 Wembley Stadium, London, England   Moldova 4–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier

Honours change

Newcastle United Youth

Tottenham Hotspur

Rangers

Middlesbrough

England U21

Individual

Bibliography change

  • Charlton, Jack; Byrne, Peter (1996), The Autobiography, Partridge Press, ISBN 1-85225-256-1
  • Clark, Lee (2016). Black or White No Grey Areas. Newcastle: Mojo Risin' Publishing. ISBN 9780993442452.
  • Ferris, Paul (2018). The Boy on the Shed. United Kingdom: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 9781473666726.
  • Gascoigne, Paul; Davies, Hunter (2004). Gazza: My Story. London: Headline Publishing. ISBN 0-7472-7118-6.
  • Gascoigne, Paul; McKeown, John; Davies, Hunter (2006). Being Gazza: Tackling My Demons. London: Headline Publishing. ISBN 0-7553-1542-1.
  • Gascoigne, Paul (2014). Gazza: My Story. United Kingdom: Hachette. ISBN 9781472220639.
  • Jones, Vinnie (26 September 2013). It's Been Emotional. United Kingdom: Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9781471127601.
  • Fourfourtwo staff (17 April 2018). "Gazza, the untold stories: the need-to-know tales that launched a legend". fourfourtwo. Retrieved 24 July 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: ref duplicates default (link)
  • Gattuso, Gennaro (5 April 2018). "Gennaro Gattuso, Blue Ranger". fourfourtwo. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  • "Gazza adhd".

References change

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  2. "Scotland – Player of the Year". RSSSF. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. Gascoigne 2004, p. 356
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Paul John Gascoigne – International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 15 January 2006. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  5. "England U21 results: 1976-1990". England Football Online. Retrieved 8 July 2022.
  6. Rory Mitchinson (16 May 2022). "Joelinton scoops Newcastle United Player of the Year award". Newcastle United F.C. Retrieved 19 October 2023.
  7. "European Championships – UEFA Teams of Tournament". RSSSF. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  8. "Paul Gascoigne". National Football Museum. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  9. "Profile". rangers.co.uk. Archived from the original on 26 March 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2014.