Police probe ex Hibs coach Gordon Neely sex abuse claims

Gordon Neely.

Gordon Neely.

Police are investigating a report of sexual abuse believed to involve former Hibs coach Gordon Neely.

The allegations come after it emerged Neely, an ex-Hibs youth coach, was fired by Rangers in 1990 following an accusation of inappropriate behaviour. Neely died two years ago.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh have received a report of non-recent sexual abuse that took place during the 1980s and inquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding this matter.”