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Shelley swears to protect Higgy's name

Shattered Shelley Simpson has posted foul-mouthed rants online rubbishing claims that Alex Higgins was nothing more than an alcoholic wife-beater.

The 18-year-old niece of Alex Higgins posted her furious four-letter comments on a Facebook site for the snooker legend. Part of the tribute webpage is dedicated to a campaign to get Higgins a posthumous knighthood, which is backed by Shelley.

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Belfast Telegraph