Teen footballers to find out charges after linesman's death

Richard Nieuwenhuizen
Richard Nieuwenhuizen Credit: SC Buitenboys

A Dutch prosecutor will announce today what charges will be brought against three teenage players after the death of a linesman during a youth football tournament.

Richard Nieuwenhuizen, 41, died on Monday after an incident following an under 17 match on Sunday.

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Charges over linesman's death

A Dutch prosecutor is to charge three under-17 players with manslaughter after a linesman died following an assault. Richard Nieuwenhuizen, 41, died on Monday after being punched and kicked during a youth football tournament.