Bob Higgins trial: Ex-football coach 'was serial abuser'

Bob Higgins trial: Ex-football coach 'was serial abuser'
 

A former football coach was a "serial abuser of young teenage boys" at professional clubs, a court has heard.
Bob Higgins, 65, is accused of groping and other abuse against 24 boys, many of them trainees at Southampton and Peterborough United.
The charges, dating between 1971 and 1996, arose after the NSPCC set up a dedicated helpline to deal with sexual abuse in football, the court heard.
Mr Higgins, from Southampton, denies the charges at Salisbury Crown Court.
Adam Feest QC, prosecuting, said: "The telephone started to ring and one name was mentioned over and over again -... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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