A former youth player at Celtic has been awarded “significant” compensation from the club after being sexually abused by a coach.
The Parkhead club has admitted liability for historic abuse carried out by convicted paedophile Jim McCafferty.
The award was made to the victim, who cannot be named, by the Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh.
The man claimed his mental health was affected by abuse during the 1990s.
The victim’s lawyer, abuse specialist Kim Leslie, said: “For decades my client suffered as a result of McCafferty’s abuse so above all else I’d like to pay tribute to him for the courage he has shown in stepping forward after coming to terms with what happened. Read more