Bob Higgins: victims reveal impact of abuse by football coach

11 June 2019 02:07
Court told of decades of anguish and shame after abuse by former youth team coachVictims of the former Southampton FC and Peterborough United junior football coach Bob Higgins have branded him a monster who stole their innocence and wrecked their dreams by grooming and sexually abusing them.At the start of his sentencing hearing at Winchester crown court, victim after victim testified that they had suffered decades of mental health problems because of Higgins’s crimes and expressed anger, shame and guilt at what had happened to them. Related: 'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian