Daly Routine Can Drive out Demons for Gazza

Daily Mail (London), March 28, 1998 | Go to article overview

Daly Routine Can Drive out Demons for Gazza


Byline: IAN WOOLDRIDGE

ONLY an unrelenting misanthrope would fail to wish Paul Gascoigne well as he sets out on yet another new chapter in his turbulent life.

Now 30, injury and front-page prone, it will surely be the end of him if it all goes wrong at Middlesbrough.

That would be distressing.

All too often the angels who brushed him with utter genius have been beaten off by dubious friends and the demon drink and thus, only in fleeting bursts, have we witnessed his dazzling talent.

I thought I would never write well of Gazza again after watching and hearing him dreadfully abuse a London barman who, under orders, politely refused him yet another double Drambuie at four o'clock in the afternoon.

But that is too harsh a judg-ment by a fellow sinner and why I hope his life in football will now end on a high note.

No-one is looking for contrition, though a few apologies here and there might be welcome. What he needs are solid friends and hopefully he has found a staunch one in his new manager, Bryan Robson.

'Gazza has now got his serious head on and, when he's got it on, he is the best,' said Rob-son. A tentative endorsement, perhaps, but one which can help transform a recidivist pain-in-the-ass into a prodigal.

Sportsmen, like politicians and journalists, have been going off the rails for years, though never more publicly than now when media scrutiny, as Newcastle United have discovered, is so intense that indiscretions can have dire consequences. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Daly Routine Can Drive out Demons for Gazza
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.