The cases of Robinho and Steven Gerrard demonstrate the pitfalls of going out for modern footballers.
Whether they did anything wrong or not - and both men strenuously deny the claims made against them - it has become difficult for players to visit a pub or a club without some sort of trouble developing.
There is so much attention devoted to footballers by the media and the public that they simply cannot go out like they did in my time.
When I was a player, we used to go out to bars and nightclubs and it was very rarely a problem.
People might come up to you and say hello but then they wouldRead More »from Why P-U-B spells trouble