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Paul Casgoigne.... #299499
09/18/08 11:23 PM
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Hey all English footbal fans...
Why can nobody help this hero?
Alsmost every other month he's in the newspapers with being in some kind of trouble.
A big salut to his football career though! Hopefully he will get better...

http://sports.yahoo.com/sow/news;_ylt=AvO44BsbHuOr_5T.ChBUUNsmw7YF?slug=ap-gascoigne-arrest&prov=ap&type=lgns

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: hollandboy] #299557
09/19/08 10:09 AM
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Why would anyone want to help him, except maybe clinically? He's nothing but a violent drunkard, and there are enough of those around.

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: Peter Jones] #300022
09/22/08 02:19 PM
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I guess we can call him a hooligan then huh...still sad though.

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: hollandboy] #300030
09/22/08 02:25 PM
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What was the name of the ex-football player who drank himself into a liver transplant, then carried on drinking until it killed him?

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: Peter Jones] #300033
09/22/08 02:45 PM
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If I have it right, do i go to the next round?

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: hollandboy] #300053
09/22/08 04:44 PM
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No, I genuinely can't remember who it was, as I'm not a football devotee. But there was enormous controversy over him in Britain, when it was realised the extent of the scarce resources being expended on someone who it was believed (correctly, as it turned out) would not change his lifestyle one jot. It was perhaps the ultimate insult to the family of the deceased whose liver this person was given.

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: Peter Jones] #300056
09/22/08 04:51 PM
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Peter, I think it was George Best?


Take the road less traveled
Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: divingcowgirl] #300119
09/22/08 11:39 PM
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Yes, you're absolutely right! Thanks for clearing that up. The connection is that I see a lot of similarities between the two, and neither is IMO worth bothering with.

Re: Paul Casgoigne.... [Re: Peter Jones] #300587
09/25/08 07:29 PM
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George Best - "I earned a fortune doing what I loved and spent most of it on Wine, Women and Song - I wasted the rest"

Hero Worship.........

Last edited by Phil; 09/25/08 07:30 PM.

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