Roy 'Chubby' Brown tells of his sympathy for Gazza - and why he helped out at no-show
Roy “Chubby” Brown today told how he stepped into the breach during Gazza’s no-show last night.
The Teesside comic was among the sell-out audience at the Marton Hotel and Country Club, eagerly waiting to hear the former Boro star.
But when the troubled ex-England midfielder failed to turn up , Chubby did a 10-minute slot to try and keep the crowd happy.
And he admitted today: “It was difficult.”
He said: “I’m a friend of Paul’s. I’ve met him several times so my manager rang me and said ‘go and get your photo taken with Gazza.’
“When they found out he wasn’t coming, the guy who was running... read more
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