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Image caption Bob Higgins had denied molesting boys over a period of 25 years. A former youth football coach has been jailed for 24 years and three months for abusing young players. Bob Higgins sexually touched and groped 24 victims, most of them trainees at Southampton FC and Peterborough United. In May, Higgins, 66, was found guilty at a retrial of 45 counts of indecent assault between 1971 and 1996. He was convicted of another count last year. Victims told Winchester Crown Court of suicidal thoughts and relationship problems later in life. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Jamie Webb, Dean Radford, Lee Smith and Greg Llewellyn were all abused by Higgins. Passing ... Full story

12 June