Belfast Telegraph

Ex-football coach Jim McCafferty to face court on child sex charge

A former football coach and Celtic kit man has been charged with a child sex offence.

Jim McCafferty, 71, who was involved in football in Scotland and Ireland from the 1980s, was arrested in Belfast by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) after walking into a police station.

He was charged with sexual activity with a child and is due before a district judge in Belfast on Thursday morning.

McCafferty, originally from Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, but who now lives in Belfast, was formerly a kit man at Celtic, Hibs and Falkirk.

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