TONY ADAMS: I’M AN ALCOHOLIC; England captain’s shock confession.

England football star Tony Adams yesterday admitted: I am an


The Euro 96 captain, 30 next month, confessed to stunned fellow

Arsenal players during a team meeting.

Adams interrupted a pep-talk by the club’s new stand-in boss

Pat Rice, saying: “I want to say a few words.”

The shamed star pleaded for the same support in his battle against

booze as that

given to teammate Paul Merson Paul Charles Merson (born Harlesden, 20 March 1968) is a retired English football player, and former player-manager of Walsall. His playing career has included spells at Arsenal, Middlesbrough, Aston Villa and Portsmouth. He also played for England 21 times.