Former Celtic star Paddy McCourt has been positioned on the intercourse offenders register for 5 years after being discovered responsible of indecent assault.
The footballer was additionally given a three-month sentence suspended for 2 years.
The 39-year-old father of three, of Wheatfield Courtroom, Muff, Co Donegal, was convicted in Could of 1 depend of sexual assault that occurred on January thirtieth final yr.
McCourt, who has additionally performed for Derry Metropolis, Barnsley, Brighton & Hove Albion and Finn Harps in his profession, had denied the cost in opposition to him.
He’s accused of touching a girl’s backside in a bar in Derry.
BBC Information reviews that Choose Magill advised Derry Magistrates’ Courtroom that indecent assault was “an remoted incident” that had taken place in “a second of insanity”.
“One factor was clear was your degree of intoxication,” Choose Magill advised McCourt.
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