Ex-Football coach Bob Higgins found guilty of one charge of indecent assault

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been found guilty of one charge of indecent assault of a young player and not guilty of another count.

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 2:58 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd July 2018, 3:02 pm

The jury at Winchester Crown Court said they have not yet reached a decision on the other 48 counts of indecent assault faced by the 65-year-old defendant.

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Higgins ran the youth training programmes at Southampton and Peterborough Football Clubs and also spent a period as the Maltese national youth coach.

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He has been found guilty of indecently assaulting complainant M, one of 24 alleged victims, in his car. He was cleared of an alleged assault on complainant G.