Here's how to watch England at the World Cup with Paul Gascoigne in Blackpool

Gazza was the star of Euro '96, when England reached the semi-finals before suffering heartbreak against the Germans.
Gazza was the star of Euro '96, when England reached the semi-finals before suffering heartbreak against the Germans.
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Footie legend Paul Gascoigne will come to Blackpool to watch England take on Belgium in the World Cup.

The 50-year-old, the star of the Three Lion's Euro '96 campaign, will watch the game on a huge TV screen at Viva Blackpool before hosting a question and answer session.

There will be an auction at half-time, with Gazza giving his analysis of the first half.

He said: "I can't wait to come back to see my friends in Blackpool and watch the big game with all the fans."

General manager at Viva, Paul Stevens, added: "I love big names coming to Viva, but as a Spurs fan I can't wait. The World Cup with Gazza... It doesn't get much better."

During his playing days, Gazza turned out for Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Italian club Lazio, Glasgow Rangers, Middlesbrough and England.

He also made 57 appearances for England, and is fondly remembered for his cheeky goal celebrations - and epic performance against Holland and Scotland, when he scored one of the best goals of the tournament, at Euro '96.

Off the pitch, he became a tabloid staple for his struggle against alcohol addiction.

He returned to rehab last year in another bid to beat his demons, and has recently thrilled fans by signing up to social media site Twitter, where he is already renowned for his jokes and selfies.

After online news sites reported his upcoming appearance at the Las Vegas-style 'pub' earlier today, managing director Martin Heywood said: "We are a theatre, not a pub or a bar."

Although alcohol will be served, Mr Heywood described Gazza as 'disciplined', with the event's promoters there to support him in his sobriety.

"He needs the right people around him," he added.

Tickets for the event start from £27.50.