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Paul Gascoigne Tells Hilarious Story of Missing Rangers Kick-Off Because of a Computer Game

Paul Gascoigne Tells Hilarious Story of Missing Rangers Kick-Off Because of a Computer Game

Paul Gascoigne has told a brilliant story about him missing the kick-off for a Rangers game after getting caught up in a game of golf on the computer.

The former England star spent three seasons at Ibrox between 1995 and 1998.

It’s regarded as the best spell of Gazza’s career as he entertained the Rangers faithful week in, week out.

And he made sure to be good fun on and off the pitch.

He appeared on Sky Sports following tonight’s Scotland v Poland clash sitting down with Paul Merson to recap his career.

Gascoigne told numerous stories, but his best came while reliving his Rangers days.

The Geordie told how he missed kick-off for a game by five minutes after joining the club doctor for a spot of golf on the computer.

We wonder if Walter Smith even knew what had happened.

It’s hilarious and even better in his words:

One game, I remember one of the doctor’s in the physio room. I said ‘What you doing there?’.

He went: ‘I’m playing golf on the computer’. And I went: ‘ooh give us a look’

It was like 15 minutes until kick-off and I was doing nowt, I’d warmed up anyway.

I got playing on the golf game on the computer, nearly getting holes in one and I’m excited and that.

All of a sudden one of the physios come in saying: ‘Gazza, you know it’s 3.05pm, they’re waiting for you’. I forgot about the time for the kick-off.

I’m running out and Walter’s standing like that [makes funny face], I’m saying ‘sorry ref, sorry ref’. I was playing with my fingers.

So good from Gazza and one that’s sure to make Rangers fans laugh.

He’s still regarded as a hero by the Ibrox supporters 17 years after calling time on his spell there.

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