Bob Higgins trial: Coach 'infatuated' with footballer

Bob Higgins trial: Coach 'infatuated' with footballer
 

A promising young footballer misused alcohol and drugs to cope with being repeatedly groped and kissed by a youth coach at Southampton FC, a court heard.
Bob Higgins, 65, is accused of groping and other abuse against 24 boys, many of them trainees at Southampton and Peterborough United.
Prosecutors said he had become "infatuated" with Billy Seymour, who has waived his right to anonymity.
Mr Higgins denies 50 counts of indecent assault at Salisbury Crown Court.
The charges, dating between 1971 and 1996, arose after the NSPCC set up a dedicated helpline to deal with sexual abuse in... read more

 
31 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 36
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