Brian Alexander Special: Warren Aspinall
Here is how BBC Radio 5 Live is billing the show:
BRIAN ALEXANDER SPECIAL:
Brian Alexander interviews former Aston Villa, Everton & Portsmouth player Warren Aspinall about his gambling and alcohol addictions over the past 18 years.
Warren's problems came to a head last Christmas when, having come to the realisation that he had blown £1 million gambling, he drank himself into a stupor and sat on the railway line to commit suicide.
Fortunately for him, the train driver hooted and he managed to throw himself to safety at the last moment. Warren has since completed a recovery programme at the Sporting Chance Clinic in Hampshire and has been clean for 10 weeks.
The Brian Alexander Special - this Thursday 8th May at 8pm - investigative journalism at it's best.
Written by eastneydave.
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