Gary Charles: Nottingham Forest & Derby man not a 'typical alcoholic'

Ex-Nottingham Forest and Derby defender Gary Charles wants his battle with alcoholism to help young footballers deal with addiction.

Charles, who also played for Aston Villa and West Ham, tells BBC Inside Out there is still a stigma within football when it comes to addiction and hopes his work as a counsellor will bring about a more open approach to the problem.

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